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Summer Campers’ “ZooTube” videos (Weeks 4-5)

The sun is shining, the gibbons are hooting, and our summer camp programs are in full swing! Participants in the Zoo’s 7th-8th grade Working With Wildlife camp spend their week doing hands-on activities such as behind-the-scenes tours, learning to handle an education animal ambassador, and using field research techniques to record animal information. The week culminates with the campers researching and recording informational “ZooTube” videos about an animal of their choosing, then presenting their finished videos to their parents on the last day camp. The videos below are the fruits of their labor. We hope that you enjoy the results of their hard work and adventures!

Week 4 (June 27-July 1):

Cheetah

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Sloth

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Asian Elephants

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Week 5 (July 4-8):

Snow Leopard

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North American River Otters

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African Lions

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July 14, 2016   1 Comment

Summer Camp Working With Wildlife videos Weeks 1-3

Our Summer Camp is in full swing and the campers in our 7th-8th grade Working With Wildlife camp are learning all about various wildlife careers through hands-on activities and experiences such as behind-the-scenes tours and learning to handle and interpret an Education Animal Ambassador.

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Campers gave interpretive animal demonstrations with box turtles at various locations around the Zoo

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Campers learn to muck out stalls in Blakely’s Barnyard

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Campers meet a crocodile skink, held by its keeper John, at the Reptile House

The culminating hands-on experience comes when campers research and record informational “Zoo-Tube” videos about an animal of their choosing. They then get to present their finished videos to their parents on the last day. The videos below are from the Week 1-3 campers. We hope that you enjoy the results of their hard work and adventures!

Week 1:

African Painted Dogs

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Little Blue Penguins

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California Sea Lion

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Week 2:

Asian Elephants

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Snow Leopard

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White Tiger

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Week 3:

African Painted Dogs

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Black Rhino

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Snow Leopard

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July 1, 2016   No Comments

June 21 – 25, 2014, Summer Camp Podcasts

Learn about river otter, red pandas and giraffes from our 6th – 8th grade Working with Wildlife Summer Campers!

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Red pandas

Giraffes

 

July 25, 2014   1 Comment