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Summer Teacher Appreciation Offer
June 6-August 16, 2015

 

Learning comes naturally at the Zoo!  Florida certified teachers of grades K-12 from Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Hernando, Manatee and Sarasota Counties receive a free Zoo ticket this summer. Teachers may purchase up to two additional one-day admissions at a discounted rate of $15 each (adult or child) for use the same day. Teachers will need to present valid identification* at the Zoo's main ticket windows for entrance.

 

*This offer is valid for Florida certified teachers grades K-12 only, and may not be transferred to any other person. The offer does not include support personnel.  Teachers must present valid professional or temporary FDOE teaching certification, pay stub and Florida ID to receive this offer.

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Summer Sleepover: Australia Sleepover for K-8th Graders
G’day, mates! Head to the land down under for an awesome Aussie adventure where you will encounter some of the unique animals of this continental country and have the option of taking a dip in the billabong.

Date: July 25, 2015
Grades K-8th
Drop Off 7p.m., Pick up at 8a.m.
$40 per child

One week advance registration is required.
These are kids only events. Sorry, no adults.

 

For more information and to schedule a sleepover, call (813) 935-8552 ext. 268.

Hillsborough County School Holiday Camps

No School?  No Problem! K-8th grade students, join Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo for fun and education during school breaks.

A typical day at camp includes:
• Zoo hikes
• Classroom lessons with pictures & artifacts
• Daily animal encounter or animal enrichment
• Arts & crafts projects
• Animal shows
• Animal feedings
• Keeper talks
• Educational videos


Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Morning (AM) Extended Care: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Afternoon (PM) Extended Care: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

DATES and THEMES

Zoo-per Heroes (K-3)/Sensory Safari (4-8)
Monday-Tuesday, January 19-20 (MLK/Non-Student Day – Two Day Camp)
Zoo Pass Holders $85, Non-Zoo Pass Holders $95, AM Extended Care $15, PM Extended Care $15

 

Hillsborough County Spring
Break Camp

Monday-Friday, March 9 – 13 (Five Day Camp)

Under the Sea (K-3)/Ocean Commotion (4-8)
Zoo Pass Holders $180, Non-Zoo Pass Holders $200, AM Extended Care $25, PM Extended Care $25


Pasco County Spring Break Camp
Monday-Friday, March 16– 20 (Five Day Camp)
Under the Sea (K-3)/Ocean Commotion (4-8)
Zoo Pass Holders $180, Non-Zoo Pass Holders $200, AM Extended Care $25, PM Extended Care $25


Pinellas County Spring Break Camp

Monday-Friday, March 30- April 3 (Five Day Camp)
Under the Sea (K-3)/Ocean Commotion (4-8)
Zoo Pass Holders $180, Non-Zoo Pass Holders $200, AM Extended Care $25, PM Extended Care $25

 

Awesome Australia (K-3)/Aussie Adventure (4-8)
Friday, April 3 (Non-Student Day – One Day Camp)
Zoo Pass Holders $55, Non-Zoo Pass Holders $65, AM Extended Care $15, PM Extended Care $15


Click HERE to enroll in our holiday camps.


*All prices are per child and include one t-shirt that must be worn daily.

 

Parents' Night Out

Looking for more than just a babysitter? Trust your children to the professional Education Department staff at the Zoo. Take advantage of our reliable service that includes entertainment, a pizza snack, and drinks while you go out and have a wild time!


Program Information:

• Ages 3-10 (must be potty trained)
• Dates: May 2, June 6, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 3, November 14 &
December 5
• Drop off at 5:30 p.m., Pick up at 11 p.m.
• $30 for one child, $10 for each additional child.
• One week advance registration is required


Click HERE to register.


Teen Workshops

Animal Careers
Do you love animals? Do you hope to work in a zoo one day? This workshop is a perfect opportunity to learn more about animal-related careers.  It includes, enrichments or husbandry experience, an animal encounter, and a behind-the-scenes look at the caring for the animals in the Zoo.

 

June 27, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm
August 9, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm
October 10, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm
December 12, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm

 

Reptiles and Aquatics
Join us for a closer look at the Zoo’s scaly and slimy residents- reptiles, amphibians, fish and more.  This experience includes an up-close encounter with one of our reptile animal ambassadors and a behind-the-scenes look at our herpetology and or aquatics department.

 

July 26, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm
September 26, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm
November 1, 2015 at 12:30-2:30pm

 

Program Information:

  • Ages 13-17
  • 2 hours
  • Cost: $25*
    *Does not include Zoo admission before or after workshop.

 

One week advance registration is required.

Click HERE to register.

 

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