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It's a real jungle out there! Jump into the exciting adventures of the animal kingdom; run wild in the amazon jungle; do the dinosaur rock! Endless hours of fun and learning await your young ones as they hop, skip and let loose during our many engaging programs. Adventureland, here we come!

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, peppermint, rosemary, frankincense and myrrh. Top off this exciting program with a holiday craft and pot a plant to take home. All children attending must be registered and accompanied by an adult for supervision. We kindly ask unregistered children not attend the 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
3-5 Dec 6 - Dec 6 10:15am - 11:45am Muttart Conservatory Child
$28.00
639387
Instructor: introduced in class
5-8 Dec 13 - Dec 13 2:45pm - 4:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$30.00
639389
Instructor: introduced in class
Christmas Wishes

We've been making our list and checking it twice, and all the animals have been on their best behaviour! Now the Zoo needs your help to prepare some of their gifts and make their Christmas wishes come true. What do you think is on the animals wish lists? You'll have fun exploring the zoo meeting different animals and preparing all kinds of Christmas treats

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 22 - Dec 22 9:30am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
638667
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Dec 22 - Dec 22 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
638668
Instructor: introduced in class
Cub Club - Colourful Critters

Do their colours blend in? Or stand out? We'll use our eyes to find out. Soft as a rabbit or rough as a lizard! We'll use our fingers to discover the different textures of animals. See and touch a variety of animals and try out some fun games each week. 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 13 - Sep 27 10:30am - 11:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
638663
Instructor: introduced in class
1-2 Nov 3 - Nov 17 9:30am - 10:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
638664
Instructor: introduced in class
Evening Nature Playdate

TBD

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
-10 Sep 13 - Sep 13 6:00pm - 8:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre General
$8.00
639373
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. All children attending must be registered and accompanied by an adult for supervision. We kindly ask unregistered children not attend the 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
3-5 Oct 19 - Oct 19 10:15am - 11:45am Muttart Conservatory Child
$28.00
639385
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 27 - Oct 27 9:30am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
638665
Instructor: introduced in class
2-5 Oct 27 - Oct 27 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
638666
Instructor: introduced in class
We DIG Dinos!

A dino-sized adventure for kids! Learn which dinosaurs lived in our River Valley and how big they really were as we become junior paleontologists. Hunting for dinosaur clues, moving like the dinosaurs, and dino digging are all included in this amazing adventure. All children attending must register and be accompanied by an adult prepared to take part in program activities. Please note: This course is listed as NOV 4th in the brochure, but is actually NOV the 8th.

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 8 - Nov 8 12:30pm - 2:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$30.00
639375
Instructor: introduced in class
Zoo Tots - Animal Alphabet

We'll tour the zoo with the ABC's as our guide. First we'll practice our ABC's the we're off to encounter animals of all kinds. `A' is for armadillo, `B' is for bird, what other creatures will the alphabet take us to find? 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 15 - Sep 29 9:30am - 10:30am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
638661
Instructor: introduced in class
2-4 Nov 1 - Nov 15 10:00am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
638662
Instructor: introduced in class

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