Academy Explorers Teen Camp

Date/Time

Jul 10, 2017 to Aug 18, 2017
09:30 AM until 03:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Description

Academy Explorers Teen Camp is a new camp for where teens ages 13–16 can explore their passion for science. In each week, teens will learn how to handle certain live animals, take a field trip and more. Optional before- and after-care available. For details, visit ansp.org or call 215-299-1060.

Camp Dates and Topics

Animal Training and Husbandry: Beginner July 10–14
Get hands-on animal care experience during this one of a kind summer program. Learn about the basic care of the Academy’s live animal collection and assist keepers and educators in the general husbandry, feeding, and training of mammals, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates. Learn about positive reinforcement and use clicker training methods to train a live animal!

Animal Training and Husbandry: Advanced July 17–21

Get hands-on animal care experience during this one of a kind summer program. Learn about the advanced care of the Academy’s live animal collection and assist keepers and educators in the general husbandry, feeding, and training of mammals, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates. Learn about positive reinforcement and use clicker training methods to train a live animal!

Invertebrate Husbandry August 14–18
Tap into your inner entomologist during this invertebrate intensive summer program. Assist keepers and educators in the general husbandry, feeding, and handling of the live invertebrate collection at the Academy. Prepare displays for various live invertebrates including insects and arachnids, and learn about responsible collection.

Cost

$50 and up

Location

View map The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Phone

215-299-1043

Contact name

Carolyn Belardo

Contact email

belardo@ansp.org

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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