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Zoo opens summer camp registration

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The Montgomery Zoo and Wildlife Learning Museum is taking registrations for its 2018 Summer Camp – Mission Zootopia. Full and half day camps are available for children ages 5-12.

Join kids of similar ages and interests for a fun-packed, educational experience themed around the animals of our planet. See daily live animal presentations; get up close and personal with some of the educational animals at the Montgomery Zoo; enjoy scavenger hunts; craft time; classroom time; playtime, splash time, and games at our playground; train, pedal boat, and sky lift rides; participate in animal encounters with the giraffes, river otters, parakeets and our collection of petting zoo animals, and go behind the scenes and visit with our zookeepers and other staff members.   

Camps and dates: 
June 4-8: 11-12 year olds, full day camp (8:00am - 5:00pm) 
June 11-15:  9-10 year olds, half day camp (8:00am - Noon)
June 18-22:  9-10 year olds, full day camp (8:00am - 5:00pm) – SOLD OUT
June 25-29: 7-8 year olds, half day camp (8:00am - Noon)
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July 9-13:  7-8 year olds, full day camp (8:00am - 5:00pm) 
July 16-20:  5-6 year olds, half day camp (8:00am - Noon)
July 23-27:  5-6 year olds, half day camp (8:00am - Noon)

Cost
Montgomery Zoo members
Full day camps: $162 for the week (includes two snacks and lunch)
Half day camps: $126 for the week (includes a morning snack)

Non-Montgomery Zoo members
Full day camps: $180 for the week (includes two snacks and lunch)
Half day camps: $140 for the week (includes a morning snack)

To register visit the Zoo’s website montgomeryzoo.com and click on the Summer Camp Banner.  Tuition must be received at the time of registration.  Cancellations will result in a $25 processing fee.

For more information contact the Zoo’s Education Curator, Suzi Fontaine, at sfontaine@montgomeryal.gov or 334-240-4909.

About the Montgomery Zoo & Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum is a 42-acre zoological facility located minutes from the heart of historic, downtown Montgomery.  The Montgomery Zoo features five continental realms housing over 500 species of animals from Africa, Asia, Australia, North America and South America.  Adjacent to the Zoo is the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, housing the one of the Southeast’s largest collections of preserved North American wildlife and artifacts. The Montgomery Zoo is a Department of the City of Montgomery, Alabama.

The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum is open daily from 9 am-5:30 pm with the last admission being sold at 4:00 pm. Animal exhibits begin closing at 4:30 pm. Regular admission to the Zoo is $15 for adults, $11 for children 3-12 years old, and toddlers 2 years and under are free. Admission to the Zoo and Mann Museum is $20 for adults, $15 for children 3-12 years old, and toddlers 2 years and under are free.

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