4-H Zoo Apprentice DAY Camp
At the Dickerson Park Zoo, Springfield, MO.
Missouri 4-H has partnered with Dickerson Park Zoo to offer Missouri Youth a day camp opportunity to discover, learn, and experience one-of-a-kind adventures with animals from around the world. Youth can participate in one of two age-based program tracks: 1) Missouri 4-H Zoo Apprentice Day Camp for youth ages 14+ or 2) the Missouri 4-H Junior Zoo Apprentice Day Camp for youth ages 11-13.
Both Zoo Apprentice Day Camp and Junior Zoo Apprentice Day Camp participants will be submerged in unique animal experiences during your day, including:
- Up close animal encounters
- Veterinary practices and care facilities
- Raptor rehab including care, welfare, and handling
- Creating and providing appropriate animal enrichment
- Working with animal ambassadors to create animal art
- Behind the scenes access
Lunch will be provided.
Camps will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
|Zoo Apprentice Day Camp||Junior Zoo Apprentice Day Camp|
|Age: 14-18||Age: 11-13|
|Cost: $165||Cost: $165|
|Dates: (limited spots available for each day — youth will register for ONE day)
||Dates: (limited spots available for each day — youth will register for ONE day)
|Registration in 4-H Online will open May 1 for camps being held in June.
Registration in 4-H Online will open June 1 for camps being held in August.
Deadlines to register vary based on the camp date.
Spots are limited.