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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Kids’ Summer Camps Are Back at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

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The education staff at the Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce summer camps are back in 2021! The zoo will host in-person kids’ camps between June and August for children ages 5-12. As always, the zoo camps offer one-of-a-kind summer experiences full of fun, interactive activities, and up-close learning with animals on zoo grounds.  

Here’s a look at this year’s themes: 

Animal Myth Busters (ages 5-7): MYTH OR FACT? Spend a week debunking common animal myths and exploring amazing animals at your zoo. 

June 7-9 OR August 2-6
 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Zoo Mania (ages 7-9): Learn about animal movement and behavior through careful observation and testing of your own human abilities.

July 19-23 OR August 16-20
 9:00 AM-4:00 PM 

Zoo Careers: (10-12): Explore all the different kinds of careers available when you work at a zoo.
July 5-9
 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Registration is NOW OPEN! Learn more and register at: https://www.idahofallsidaho.gov/830/Summer-Zoo-Classes.   

On the registration page, be sure sure to sign in or register your account to receive your membership discounts. To save on zoo camps and get a zoo membership full of lots of amazing benefits, visit https://www.idahofallsidaho.gov/1396/Membership.

We will be following City of Idaho Falls and East Idaho Public Health COVID-19 procedures in effect at time of camp.

Questions? Contact Augusta Grumdahl, Zoo Educator, at agrumdahl@idahofallszoo.org or call (208) 612-8254. 

Stay informed on the fun at the zoo! Follow the Idaho Falls Zoo on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website, www.idahofallsidaho.gov.

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Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact City of Idaho Falls Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306 or at bcranor@idahofallsidaho.gov.

About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park:   With more than 330 individual animals representing 130 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo is known as the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 44 Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website

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