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Attention all nature lovers! It's time to shake off those boredom blues and get ready for the great outdoor learning adventure. 

Our exciting courses and programs, designed with the adventurous adult in mind, provide you with the skills to turn that grand idea into a real-life hobby or income earner.

Whether it is creeping in for a close-up of your favorite furry critter or learning the art of beekeeping - mmm, can you say yummy honey - you are sure to find a program that will satisfy your eclectic appetites.

Animal Photo Safari

Join us for a special tour at the Edmonton Valley Zoo filled with many photo opportunities and a chance to go behind the scenes! A zoo staff member will arrange unique opportunities to get closer to some amazing animals. All photographic skill levels are welcome. This course is perfect for anyone who wants to participate.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16-100 Mar 25 - Mar 25 1:00pm - 3:00pm Valley Zoo Adult
$36.00
619618
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Jun 2 - Jun 2 1:00pm - 3:00pm Valley Zoo Adult
$36.00
624961
Instructor: introduced in class
Urban Beekeeping

Have you always wanted to step out your back door and see your very own beehive? This course teaches the skills needed to have a successful hive. Topics covered in class include: honeybee lifecycle, hive management, honeybee behaviors, bee and hive selection, and bylaw regulations about urban beekeeping. This course has both in-class lecture and a hands-on demonstration with a living hive. This is an approved course for those interested in becoming an urban beekeeper in the City of Edmonton.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 12 - May 13 10:00am - 4:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre Adult
$250.00
625895
Instructor: introduced in class
17 and up Jun 9 - Jun 10 10:00am - 4:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre Adult
$250.00
625896
Instructor: introduced in class
Wildlife Photography Workshop

Are you looking to expand your photography skills? Join us for a one-day wildlife photography workshop where you will be surrounded with exotic animals and photographic opportunities! Using the Zoo's unique surroundings, students will learn how to get the best out of their cameras using a variety of photography techniques and tips on getting creative with photos.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16-99 May 26 - May 26 9:30am - 4:30pm Valley Zoo Adult
$125.00
625070
Instructor: introduced in class

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