Call of the Wild

Pre-K | Elephants & Primates

Camp Description

Sometimes all an animal needs to stay healthy is a bit of TLC. Help the Zoo provide the excellent care that keeps our creatures comfortable and happy!

Day Overview

**Schedule Subject to Change

Question of the Day

AM: What do primates need to stay healthy? PM: Can you build a puzzle that makes it a fun for primates to get their food?

Zoo Exploration

Primate Panorama. What did we see? How did this help us solve the Question of the Day?

Animal Experience

What animal(s) did we meet in our classroom? Why did we meet the ones we did?

Engineering Challenge

Campers design a kind of puzzle toy that will make it fun for crickets to get their food. Then they apply this to build a food-based puzzle for primates.

Further Exploration

How did we explore the Question of the Day further? What areas of the zoo did we explore in the afternoon?

Taking It Home

How can we apply what we’ve learned to make pets at home or at school happy? Would they enjoy a puzzle toy too?


  • Please review IMPORTANT INFORMATION, as well as our Policies and Procedures, to ensure you and your child are ready for camp.
  • Campers must bring a lunch, water bottle, and dress for the weather (plus lots of walking!). As most animal exhibits are outside, we WILL go outside every day.
  • A photo ID is required every day at pick up. Please notify the staff ahead of time if someone who is not on the authorized pick-up list will be picking up your child.
  • To contact us during the day, add authorized pick-ups, or to arrange a late arrival/early pick-up, call the Guest Care Center at 720-337-1400.

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