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Zoology & Animal Behavior Camp

Join Us!

...for a week of zoology and animal behavioral studies at Burpee Museum.  This four day camp will allow students to dig deeper into topics with connected activities across the week.  Laboratory experiences will include classroom experiments, lab work in the Burpee's river lab, the new biology research lab, and the nature nook.  

Students should bring a sack lunch.  Parents can arrive early on the final day for a short presentation on all of the week's accomplishments!

Time: 9-3pm
Dates: July 11th-14th
 

 

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Zoology and Animal Behavior

Explorers Camp

Ages 7-14

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Future Zoologists!

KidVentures Camp

Ages 3-6

Camp Details

You can register online (link above) or call Burpee at 815-965-3433

Explorers Camp: Zoology and Animal Behavior

Ages 7-14

Course Description: Feathers, scales and tails are only a small part of what these animals have in common! Work with LIVE animals, become a zoologist and behavioral scientist for a week with Burpee as you dive into the biology of fish, insects, birds, amphibians, and reptiles. Students will study live specimens to learn behavior, work in our backyard AquaAerobics River Laboratory and Nature Nook as well as in the Burpee's Olson Biology Laboratory, conduct experiments, gather data, and begin analytical discussions of the animal sciences.

Kidventures Camp: Future Zoologists!

Ages 3-6

Do you have what it takes to study and care for animals? Work with LIVE animals, become a zoologist and behavioral scientist for a week with Burpee as you dive into the biology of fish, amphibians, and reptiles. Students will study live specimens to learn behavior,  work with our backyard riverlab and nature nook, read stories, create habitats, conduct experiments, gather data, and dig into animal sciences.