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Brevard Zoo educational activities
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Posted: 2013 May 10 - 06:28

Brevard Zoo offers many educational programs for children all year long. Structured for youth ages 2 and older, these programs provide a variety of opportunities to spark a child's interest in conservation, science and the outdoors.

The month of May is filled with exciting new ways for children to learn at a zoo that is nationally recognized for its education programs.

The programs are:

Jr. Zoo Keeper: first and third Saturdays of the month, 10-11:30 a.m., ages 10-13, cost is $6 (does not include Zoo admission)

Sandsational Investigators: Saturday, May 11, 5-9 p.m., ages 5-12, cost is $24 for members, $27 for non-members

Zoo Tots: S is for ... (Weekday series for ages 4 and 5): Thursday, May 16, 9:30-11 a.m., ages 4-5, cost for adult/child pair is $30 for members, $40 for non-members

Zoo Tots: S is for ... (Weekday series for ages 2-4): Thursday, May 23, 9:30-11 a.m., ages 2-4, adult/child pair costs$30 for members, $40 for non-members

Zoo Tots: S is for ... (Saturday series for ages 4 and 5), Saturdays, May 18, 9:30-11 a.m., ages 4-5, adult/child pair costs $30 for members, $40 for non-members

Zoo Tots: S is for ... (Saturday series for ages 2-4): Saturdays, May 11 and 25, 9:30 -11 a.m., ages 2-4, adult/child pair costs $30 for members, $40 for non-members

Homeschool Zoo Program: Wednesdays, May 15 and 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., ages 5-12 and parent educator, cost is $20 per participant

Wildlife Detective Mystery, May 3-31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All ages welcome, free with zoo admission

Conservation Counts: Tuesdays, May 14, 21 and 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all ages welcome, free with Zoo admission

Zoo Chefs 101: Wednesdays, May 15, 22 and 29, 2 p.m., all ages welcome, free with Zoo admission

Zoorific Storytime: Thursdays, May 16, 23 and 30, 11:30 a.m., all ages welcome, free with Zoo admission

Garden Party: Fridays, May 10, 17, 24 and 31, 11:30 a.m., all ages welcome, free with Zoo admission.

For more information about the activities going on at Brevard Zoo in May, visit www.brevardzoo.org and click on Learn and Play or call (321) 254-9453, Ext. 219.

The Brevard Zoo is at 8225 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.

For more information, call (321) 254-9453, Ext. 236.




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