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Spring Break Camp

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Mill Mountain Zoo’s Spring Break ZooVenture is back!  As in years past, each day has a special theme and is chocked full of fun and educational activities. There will be hands-on interactions with animals, guided zoo tours, games, art activities, stories and more.  To make it easy for any schedule, parents can pick and choose half days or full days and can enroll their children in one day or in all three!

Camp Schedule

Tuesday, April 16-Eew, That’s Gross!

Scent marking, regurgitation, eating your own skin and even eating your own…dare we say it?  Poo!  These are just a few of the behaviors animals can engage in that people may find pretty yucky.  Campers will spend the day learning why these behaviors are so important and how they actually help animals survive.

Wednesday, April 17-Extreme Animals

Many animals have amazing abilities that allow them to do extreme things.  How does a snow leopard stay warm in cold mountain temperatures?  What helps certain animals feel so at home in the water?  Campers will explore these adaptations and many others that allow animals to live and thrive in extreme conditions and do extreme things.

Thursday, April 18-Animal Detectives

What makes a bird a bird or a mammal a mammal?  Do reptiles always have scales?  Campers will learn about how animals are classified and use their detective skills to identify various animals at the zoo.

Day Rates:

Member                   Non-Member

Morning Half Day (9am-12pm)                 $30                             $40

Afternoon Half Day (12:30-3:30pm)        $30                             $40

Full Day (9am-3:30pm)                              $55                             $65

3 Day Rate:

  Member                Non-Member

Morning Half Day (Tues-Thurs.)            $85                             $100

Afternoon Half Day (Tues.-Thurs.)        $85                             $100

Full Day (Tues.-Thurs.)                            $160                          $180

Details

Start:
April 17 @ 9:00 AM
End:
April 19 @ 3:30 PM
Cost:
See full description for pricing.
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Website:
http://www.mmzoo.org/experiences/events/

Venue

Mill Mountain Zoo
2404 Prospect Rd
Roanoke, VA 24014 United States
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Phone:
540) 343-3241
Website:
http://www.virginia.org/Listings/ThemeParksAndZoos/MillMountainZoo/

Organizer

Mill Mountain Zoo
Email:
education@mmzoo.org
Website:
www.mmzoo.org
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