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How Do You Zoo?

Let your imagination run WILD! FONZ Staff will help you explore Zoo careers in this interactive play space. Test your skills by completing tasks in four pretend settings within the exhibit.

Complete research in the Small Mammal House, become an animal chef, examine animal x-rays, and take care of business as a Smithsonian's National Zookeeper. Pass your training and become certified Jr. Zoo Staff (each child will receive a participation patch)!

Ages: 5-10
Fee: $18 per child. Minimum ten children per program. One adult chaperone for every five children is required. Chaperones are free.
Time: 90 minutes
Dates/times: Tuesdays at 10:00am and Saturdays at 1:30pm
Cancellation policy: A 75% refund will be issued if notification is received by the FONZ Education Programs Office via e-mail, fax, or mail at least two weeks prior to the start of the class. No refunds or changes will be made thereafter. How Do You Zoo programs are non-transferable.

How Do You Zoo? has concluded for the spring. Please check back in fall 2014 for more information about future How Do You Zoo? programs.