Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Grades 5-6

Camps are 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday-Friday

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ZSI – Zoo Scientific Investigations (THREE DAY CAMP) – Campers will become scientific experts in the animal field this week as they ask questions, make observations, and complete investigations around the zoo.  This research will help provide us all with a better understanding of the zoo animals, their behaviors, and their health. 
Camp Dates: June 5-7
Cost (Pro-rated for 3 days): $111 member/$156 non-member


Zoo Tycoon – Have you ever wondered how YOU would run a zoo?  Well, now is your chance!  This week you’ll learn all about how Blank Park Zoo operates and work as a team to design a zoo of your own!  You’ll meet some of the staff and animals at the zoo and discover behind-the-scenes secrets that make the Blank Park Zoo Iowa’s Wildest Adventure!
Camp Dates: June 17-21, August 12-16
Cost: $185 member/$260 non-member


Into the Deep Dive on in as we explore some of the amazing sea creatures that lurk below the water’s surface.  We’ll explore the different layers of the ocean and how animals thrive in them.  Thursday afternoon, we will travel to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo for an overnight adventure in their aquarium building, sleeping amongst the sharks, sea turtles, and more!     
Camp Dates: July 8-12 (Overnight July 11)
Cost: $260 member/$380 non-member
 

The Fast and the Furriest – Some animals are capable of things beyond our imagination.  What if you could hold your breath for an hour underwater like an alligator or jump 150 times your body length like a flea?!  This week we will explore some amazing adaptations of the animal world and how these features and behaviors can be crucial for survival in the wild.       
Camp Dates:  July 22-26
Cost: $185 member/$260 non-member


Myth Busters Can porcupines really shoot their quills? Do whales really talk to each other? Join us as we confirm or bust some of the well-known animal myths. We'll tour the zoo and talk with zookeepers to find out the truth behind animal lore. We will research, write, and record our very own Mythbusters episode that focuses on animals found at the Blank Park Zoo!
Camp Dates:  August 5-9
Cost: $185 member/$260 non-member

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