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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!

Animal Acrobats

Come explore how animals move with your toddler! Slither like a snake, prowl like a tiger, and leap like a lemur! We'll sing songs, play games, and meet some animals to help us learn all about these animal acrobats. It?s a social and discovery time for both your child and you.

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 Jun 9 - Jun 9 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
625063
Instructor: introduced in class
Bugs That Help Us

How do bugs and worms help plants at the Muttart Conservatory grow? Find out during this hands-on program! See the pyramids through a ladybug's eyes, check out our wiggly worms, and learn how they can turn our garbage into nutritious soil. You'll top off this program by planting a seedling to take home and nurture. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask unregistered siblings not attend. Please bring a snack for your child in case we stop for a short snack break during 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 May 24 - May 24 10:15am - 12:15pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$29.00
625311
Instructor: introduced in class
Cub Club - Animal Chatter

Furry, Scaly, or feathered? Two, Four, or none at all? Discover why animals have the feet they do and see some of them up close! Let?s stomp, tiptoe, and scurry through the zoo like the animals do. Cub Club is a three week program for 1-2 year olds with themes that change seasonally, check back next season for another course in this age range! 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 Apr 5 - Apr 19 9:30am - 10:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
625068
Instructor: introduced in class
Cub Club - Animal Feet

Furry, Scaly, or feathered? Two, Four, or none at all? Discover why animals have the feet they do and see some of them up close! Let?s stomp, tiptoe, and scurry through the zoo like the animals do. Cub Club is a three week program for 1-2 year olds with themes that change seasonally, check back next season for another course in this age range! 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.

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

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
1-2 May 10 - May 24 9:30am - 10:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
625069
Instructor: introduced in class
Egg-Stravaganza

Hop on over to the Edmonton Valley Zoo for an exciting adventure as we explore the zoo in search of where the easter bunny has hidden its eggs! Perhaps the wolves buried the eggs or the lemurs hid them high in the trees! Bring your favorite egg collecting basket and your bunny gear to help us find all of our eggs.

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 Mar 31 - Mar 31 9:30am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
625064
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 Jul 19 - Jul 19 6:00pm - 8:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre General
$8.00
633365
Instructor: introduced in class
Plant Babies

Plants grow up, too! We'll learn what seeds need to grow, see how they change into baby plants, find out which seeds we eat for dinner, and even make some music with seeds! To continue learning at home, your little sprout will plant some seeds and a seedling to take with them. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask unregistered siblings not attend. Please bring a snack for your child in case we stop for a short snack break during 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 Jun 21 - Jun 21 10:15am - 12:15pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$29.00
625312
Instructor: introduced in class
Playdate with Nature: By the Small Small Pond

Fine day for a POND dip! Digging, exploring and creating is the name of the game as we find out what nature has to offer in this hands-on, guided play 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 Jun 21 - Jun 21 12:30pm - 1:30pm John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$15.00
625893
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.

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 Apr 26 - Apr 26 12:30pm - 2:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$30.00
625864
Instructor: introduced in class
Zoo Tots - 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. Zoo Tots is a three week program for 2-4 year olds with themes that change seasonally, check back next season for another course in this age range! 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.

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

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
2-4 Apr 8 - Apr 22 9:30am - 10:30am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
625066
Instructor: introduced in class
2-4 May 10 - May 24 1:00pm - 2:00pm Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
625067
Instructor: introduced in class

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