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March – September 2015

Mar
8
Sun
2015
Zoo Crew Orientation
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Want to work more closely with the animals? This year-round program offers individuals the opportunity to take part in some of the zoo’s day-to-day activities, like feeding, observing and handling animals and cleaning exhibits. There are also opportunities for giving demonstrations and helping out at our special events. This position is for a volunteer interested in a longer commitment and requires training. Interested persons must be approved by the Volunteer Coordinator prior to attending any Zoo Crew orientations.

All Zoo Crew members must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Complete the required application, orientation and training
  • Pass a TB and background check
  • Commit to a minimum of two shifts per month for at least 6 months
  • Be able to follow directions precisely and work independently
  • Be in good physical shape—able to lift 25 pounds, walk, stoop, reach overhead and traverse uneven surfaces.
  • Pass the pre-screenings and receive a personal invitation to join the Zoo Crew training

Please be aware that the Zoo Crew application process can take several weeks, and volunteer orientation only occurs every 3 months. You will be contacted about your status once your application has been processed.

2014 Zoo Crew Orientation Dates:

  • Sunday, March 2, 12 – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 1, 12-4 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 7, 12-4 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 7, 12-4 p.m.

Interested persons must be approved by the Volunteer Coordinator to attend any Zoo Crew orientations. Call (707) 441-4205 or e-mail ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@r1425522781eetnu1425522781lov1425522781.

See more volunteering opportunities here.

 

Mar
11
Wed
2015
Free Conservation Lecture
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Frogs and Chytrid in Coffee, Oh My!”  by Jennifer Brown, Graduate Student, HSU Wildlife, and SPZF Grant Recipient

 

Detailed information coming soon.

 

For more on conservation events happening at Sequoia Park Zoo, visit our Conservation Events page.

Apr
11
Sat
2015
Cub Club: Otters, Otters, Everywhere!
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

sequoia park zoo au14 3311Spend an “otterly” amazing morning at the zoo exploring the playful antics of our river otter brothers. We will play otter games, make an otter craft and watch a special otter feeding by the otter zookeeper. Now that is a lot of otters!
You “otter” not miss out on the fun!

Sign up for spring camps now! Print out a registration form and bring it to the Zoo or send an email to ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@n1425522781oitac1425522781ude1425522781.

Apr
14
Tue
2015
Jr. Zookeepers: Springtime at the Zoo!
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm

Sequoia Park Zoo AU13 237   WEB size croppedHey all you 8‐11 year olds, school is out so let’s have some fun! During this week of camp we will meet a keeper and a “behind the scenes” animal, make special treats for some of the animals, play games, make crafts, hike in Sequoia Park, explore the zoo using the Learning Labs’ new electronic tablets and celebrate animals and spring. This is also the Zoo’s first camp in the new Learning Lab, a “smart classroom” with views into the eagle and salmon exhibits. It will be Spring‐tacular!

This is a day-camp that runs from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon every day from April 14 – 17.

Sign up for spring camps now! Print out a registration form and bring it to the Zoo or send an email to ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@n1425522781oitac1425522781ude1425522781.

May
9
Sat
2015
Cub Club: Run, Salmon, Run!
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sequoia Park Zoo SM14-1749Join us on the journey of Pacific salmon—from the river, to the ocean, and back to the river again—just like a “salmon run”. We will transform ourselves into these champions of the animal world, play games, make a craft and get a special talk from a salmon zookeeper. If we are lucky, we might even catch a glimpse of Super Salmon.

Sign up for spring camps now! Print out a registration form and bring it to the Zoo or send an email to ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@n1425522781oitac1425522781ude1425522781.

Brew at the Zoo
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Brew at the Zoo Web Featured ImageJoin us for a celebration of local beer, music and pub-style snacks!

Brew at the Zoo 2015 will feature local breweries and distributors Lost Coast Brewery, Six Rivers Brewing Company, Mad River Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Redwood Curtain Brewery, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and DelReka Distributors with more to come, as well as local musicians Mad River Rose and the Spin Drifters.

Check out our Brew at the Zoo page for more information!

Jun
7
Sun
2015
Zoo Crew Orientation
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Want to work more closely with the animals? This year-round program offers individuals the opportunity to take part in some of the zoo’s day-to-day activities, like feeding, observing and handling animals and cleaning exhibits. There are also opportunities for giving demonstrations and helping out at our special events. This position is for a volunteer interested in a longer commitment and requires training.

All Zoo Crew members must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Complete the required application, orientation and training
  • Pass a TB and background check
  • Commit to a minimum of two shifts per month for at least 6 months
  • Be able to follow directions precisely and work independently
  • Be in good physical shape—able to lift 25 pounds, walk, stoop, reach overhead and traverse uneven surfaces.

Please be aware that the Zoo Crew application process can take several weeks, and volunteer orientation only occurs every 3 months. You will be contacted about your status once your application has been processed.

Interested persons must be approved by the Volunteer Coordinator to attend any Zoo Crew orientations. Call (707) 441-4205 or e-mail ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@r1425522781eetnu1425522781lov1425522781. Click here for more volunteering opportunities.

Jun
13
Sat
2015
Cub Club: Soar Like an Eagle!
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eagle Featured ImageSoar over to the zoo for an adventure that is all about eagles. We will explore the new Bald eagle exhibit, pretend to be eagles in a giant nest, play eagle games and get to know our beautiful eagle ambassador, Cheyenne.

Sign up for spring camps now! Print out a registration form and bring it to the Zoo or send an email to ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@n1425522781oitac1425522781ude1425522781.

Jun
19
Fri
2015
Zoo Snooze
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 20 @ 9:00 am

CavyforWebA wild, overnight, family campout!

$70 for 1 child and 1 adult, $25 for every extra child OR adult
Children MUST be age 5+ and accompanied by responsible adult
Maximum 2 children per adult

Activities include an animal encounter, nocturnal night hike, storytelling with smores around a fire and breakfast bagels with the Bush dogs. Families bring their own dinner and sleep in their own tent /gear on the zoo lawn or in the Learning Lab.

Sign up for spring camps now! Print out a registration form and bring it to the Zoo or send an email to ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@n1425522781oitac1425522781ude1425522781.

Sep
6
Sun
2015
Zoo Crew Orientation
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Want to work more closely with the animals? This year-round program offers individuals the opportunity to take part in some of the zoo’s day-to-day activities, like feeding, observing and handling animals and cleaning exhibits. There are also opportunities for giving demonstrations and helping out at our special events. This position is for a volunteer interested in a longer commitment and requires training.

All Zoo Crew members must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Complete the required application, orientation and training
  • Pass a TB and background check
  • Commit to a minimum of two shifts per month for at least 6 months
  • Be able to follow directions precisely and work independently
  • Be in good physical shape—able to lift 25 pounds, walk, stoop, reach overhead and traverse uneven surfaces.

Please be aware that the Zoo Crew application process can take several weeks, and volunteer orientation only occurs every 3 months. You will be contacted about your status once your application has been processed.

Interested persons must be approved by the Volunteer Coordinator to attend any Zoo Crew orientations. Call (707) 441-4205 or e-mail ten.o1425522781ozkra1425522781paiou1425522781qes@r1425522781eetnu1425522781lov1425522781. Click here for more volunteering opportunities.

Visit

Open Today from 10am to 5pm

Adults: $5.75

Children (3-12): $3.75

Seniors (60+): $4.75

Children under 3: Free

Zoo Members: Free

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Events & Classes

Mar
8
Sun
2015
12:00 pm Zoo Crew Orientation
Zoo Crew Orientation
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Want to work more closely with the animals? This year-round program offers individuals the opportunity to take part in some of the zoo’s day-to-day activities, [...]
Mar
11
Wed
2015
7:00 pm Free Conservation Lecture
Free Conservation Lecture
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Frogs and Chytrid in Coffee, Oh My!”  by Jennifer Brown, Graduate Student, HSU Wildlife, and SPZF Grant Recipient   Detailed information coming soon.   For [...]

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