Location

Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th Street Des Moines, IA 50315

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Date

Jan 11 2019

Time

1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Cost

Cost per class per participant: $12.80 for members / $16 for non-members

Homeschool Safari @Blank Park Zoo Spring 2019

HOME SCHOOL SAFARI

HOME SCHOOL SAFARI HAS RETURNED FOR 2018-2019!

Mark your calendars for another exciting year of Blank Park Zoo’s Home School Safari classes.

Explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us for monthly hands-on,
minds-on science including exciting activities, demos and more. Monthly sessions will frequently include touring the zoo, visiting with animal ambassadors, and experiencing other unique resources all while building science knowledge. What’s not to love: science, animals and nature!

HOME SCHOOL CLASS DETAILS:

Home School Safari is a drop-off program with classes held from 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm on the second Friday of every month. The 2018-2019 season starts in October 2018 and continues through April 2019. Classes are organized in developmental age groups and are taught concurrently: 5-6 year olds, 7-9 year olds, and 10 - 12 year olds.

Please ensure your child is signed-up for the proper developmental age group by using your child’s age as of October 1, 2018.  Your child will stay in this age group for the entirety of the 2018-2019 Home School Safari season.

Registration and pre-payment are required.
Cost per class per participant: $12.80 for members / $16 for non-members

HOME SCHOOL SAFARI DATES:

Dates for the 2018 - 2019 Home School Safari season:

October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 15 (DATE CHANGE), March 8 and April 12.

HOME SCHOOL CLASS TOPICS:

5-6 year olds Winter 2019 Home School Safari topics**:

January 11, 2019 - Hibernation Situation
February 15, 2019 - Zoo Hearts (DATE CHANGE)
March 8, 2019 – Egg-strodinary Animals
April 12, 2019 - Ocean Commotion

** topics may vary based on weather or other circumstances

Members: log in with your member number to receive your member discount.
Click here to register!

7-9 year olds Winter 2019 Home School Safari topics**:
For the 2018-2019 Home School Safari season, we will become WORLD travelers by turning our focus to the seven continents, the habitats found on each and their inhabitants (animals and humans, alike!).

Jan 11, 2019  – Let’s Learn about animals South of the equator (South America)
Feb 15, 2019 – Check out the cultures and animals of Europe (DATE CHANGE)
March 8, 2019 – Meeting and Greeting North America’s animals
April 12, 2019 – Topic To Be Announced

** topics may vary based on weather or other circumstances

Members: log in with your member number to receive your member discount.
Click here to register!

10-12 year olds Winter 2019 Home School Safari topics**:

Jan 11, 2019 – A Piece Of Cake
Feb 15, 2019 – Sir Isaac Who? (DATE CHANGE)
March 8, 2019 – Twinkle, Twinkle Little Constellations
April 12, 2019 – Topic to be announced.

** topics may vary based on weather or other circumstances

Members: log in with your member number to receive your member discount.
Click here to register!

If you have any questions regarding Home School Safari or would like to be added to a waiting list for a class that is full, please call 515-974-2546 or email altague@blankparkzoo.org

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