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Nature Cubs: Zoo-per Heroes

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From super strength and speed to (nearly) X-ray vision, there’s no end to the incredible abilities of the Smithsonian's National Zoo’s superman-imals!  Learn about the most amazing zoo-perheroes of the animal kingdom, and make your own zoo-perhero cape to take home!

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play, animal artifacts and exciting Zoo walks to engage your preschooler's sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. There is no animal contact or behind-the-scenes access in Nature Cubs classes.

Note: Nature Cubs preschool classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or who remain in a stroller/car seat during the program are welcome at no additional charge.

  • "Zoo-per Heroes" will meet once a week for five weeks.
  • Classes for 3-5 year olds will meet Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays. Choose your day of the week to attend below.
  • The Saturday class will not meet on May 23.
  • Make-up classes are available on a limited basis with prior approval.

Member cost: 
$150.00

Non-member cost: 
$188.00

Class Type: 
Preschool

Age range: 3 - 5


Class Sessions

Date(s): Monday, April 20 to Monday, May 18 (class meets on Mondays)
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Date(s): Tuesday, April 21 to Tuesday, May 19 (class meets on Tuesdays)
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Date(s): Saturday, April 25 to Saturday, May 30 (class meets on Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am