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Amazing Animal Abilities

Touch a tortoise, tickle a bunny and ruffle some birds? feathers. Each week of this program will explore a different theme: super speed, shells & spikes, and flight! It?s a social and discovery time for both your child and you. This course includes admission into the zoo each week before or after your program.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
2-4 Sep 10 - Sep 24 9:30am - 10:30am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
571119
Instructor: introduced in class
2-4 Nov 10 - Nov 24 10:00am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
571120
Instructor: introduced in class
Animal Senses

Discover the world through the eyes of an animal! Join us for a series of hands-on an exciting experiences as we learn about a new sense every week. Let?s learn about animals with a great sense of smell, hearing, and eyesight! We?ll see and touch a variety of animals and try out some fun games. This course includes admission into the zoo each week before or after your program.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
1-2 Sep 15 - Sep 29 9:30am - 10:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
571117
Instructor: introduced in class
1-2 Nov 12 - Nov 26 10:30am - 11:15am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
571118
Instructor: introduced in class
Christmas Around the World

Enjoy the wonders of the holiday season as you travel through the pyramids and learn about traditions from around the world. See and smell different plants associated with Christmas - cinnamon, rosemary, frankincense and myrrh. Top off this exciting program with a holiday craft and pot a plant to take home. Program fee includes one adult and child admission. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask unregistered siblings not attend if at all possible.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Dec 2 - Dec 2 10:30am - 12:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$25.00
572162
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Dec 16 - Dec 16 10:30am - 12:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$25.00
572163
Instructor: introduced in class
Cool Carnivores

Discover which of our carnivores love the cold! We?ll visit the tigers, seals, arctic foxes and more, to learn how they survive the winter. On the way we?ll practice leaping like snow leopards and hopping like hares. We?ll examine carnivore teeth and fur, and meet a couple of our small carnivores up close. Adults joining the participating child should be prepared to take part in the activities.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Nov 27 - Nov 27 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
571113
Instructor: introduced in class
Dinosaur Adventures

Did dinosaurs live in Edmonton? Which dinosaur had the longest teeth? How big were dinosaurs? We'll have more excitement than even a T. rex could handle as we learn through play and answer these questions and many more! For even more fun, we'll become paleontologists, examine real dinosaur fossils, find our own toy dinosaurs, and even do some dinosaur dancing! All children attending must register and be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Sep 27 - Sep 27 10:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$30.00
571165
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Nov 17 - Nov 17 10:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$30.00
571166
Instructor: introduced in class
Ladybugs & Friends

Join us to learn more about our little spotted friends and how beneficial bugs help our gardens grow. We?ll play games, make a ladybug craft, and take home a plant that we pot ourselves! We?ll even help the conservatory?s plants stay healthy by releasing some beneficial insects. Program fee includes one adult and child admission. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask unregistered siblings not attend if at all possible.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Oct 5 - Oct 5 10:30am - 12:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$25.00
572161
Instructor: introduced in class
Leaf To It!

We?ll leave no leaf unturned as we discover the beauty of leaves in the fall. In this active and interactive program for adults with their little ones, we?ll read a story about a leaf, pretend we are leaves, create our own leaf masterpieces, and even meet a new friend that hibernates under leaves all winter!

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
1-4 Oct 4 - Oct 4 10:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$25.00
571167
Instructor: introduced in class
Little Boo at the Zoo

Come celebrate Halloween at the Zoo! We?ll visit some creatures that come out at night, and meet a few critters up close. Bring your favourite costume and join us on our Halloween adventure! Adults joining the participating child should be prepared to take part in the activities.

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

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
2-5 Oct 30 - Oct 30 9:30am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
571116
Instructor: introduced in class

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