Workshops

New! Homeschool Parent Seminar: 
Incorporating Art Into Science

Two macawsTuesday, September 8, 2015
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Annual Pass Holders: $15.00 per adult
Non-Pass Holders: $18.00 per adult
Zoo admission separate and not required to attend.
Registration required by September 4 or 18, 2015.

Discover the fun of incorporating art into science! this hands-on experience for parents will include art techniques that can be used at home, the research behind this creative project, and lots of resources and curriculum ideas. This program is for adults only and materials will be provided.

Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.

 


Homeschool Family Workshop:  Growing Up Wild!

Clouded leopard cubWednesday, September 30, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Annual Pass Holders: $20.00 per family
Non-Pass Holders: $25.00 per family
Zoo admission separate and not required to attend.
Registration required by September 30, 2015.

Discover animal families large and small! From eggs to alligators, tadpoles to bullfrogs, learn about growing up wild in this fascinating look at baby animals and their parents.

Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.


Bat House Building Workshop

Saturday, October 17, 2015

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$25.00 per family/bat house
Additional bat houses $15.00 each
Registration required by September 25, 2015.

Man and boy holding bat boxes.Come assemble your very own bat house at this fun family workshop! Bats are underrated. Besides being the only mammal that flies, most North American bats are nocturnal insectivores, which means they feed on night-flying insects – especially mosquitoes. Encouraging bats to nest near your house is a natural way to keep your yard bug-free.

Supplies will be provided. You only need to bring a hammer.  Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 and make reservations by September 25 to secure a bat house kit. Attendance will be limited. This is a non-refundable fee to cover the cost of materials. Additional bat houses must be ordered at time of registration. Zoo admission is separate and not required to attend.

Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.

 


Homeschool Family Workshop: Build a Zoo!

GiraffeWednesday, November 18, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Annual Pass Holders: $20.00 per family
Non-Pass Holders: $25.00 per family
Zoo admission separate and not required to attend.
Registration required by November 13, 2015.

What does it take to build a zoo? How do zoo keepers create natural habitats for the animals? Who takes the tickets, runs the gift shop, and creates fun things to do? Join us to learn who's in charge and what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Zoo! 

Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.


Homeschool Family Workshop:
Cool Tools in the Animal World!

Asian greater one-horned rhinoWednesday, February 17, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Annual Pass Holders: $20.00 per family
Non-Pass Holders: $25.00 per family
Zoo admission separate and not required to attend.

Registration required by February 12, 2016.

Learn about animals in action as we discover how animals forage, dig, poke, and climb to find food, build homes, and hide. It's an amazing exploration of how animals use tools and their own adaptations to survive!

Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.

 


Homeschool Family Workshop:  Wildlife Heroes

Bald eagleWednesday, April 20, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Annual Pass Holders: $20.00 per family
Non-Pass Holders: $25.00 per family
Zoo admission separate and not required to attend.
Registration required by April 15, 2016.

It's wildlife heroes to the rescue! Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo and discover how little changes can make a big difference. Meet amazing animals from around the world and learn how you can be a hero for wildlife!

Register online or call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.