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Education Programs


ZOO CREW - Parent & Tot Program

 

An interactive and experiential program for pre-school children (Ages 3-5).

 

Registration for the 2017 SUMMER PROGRAM is now open!

The summer session will run once a week in July and August. 

2017 Zoo Crew Photo - Lil Keeper 01

This Year's Session Themes:

NOSES

TEETH AND TONGUES

FEET

BOTTOMS - BEHINDS

BABIES

LITTLE KEEPERS 

 

PROGRAM SESSIONS

Are you looking for a fun way for you and your pre-school child to connect with nature? Riverview Park & Zoo will be offering our popular parent & tot program again this summer. Each "Zoo Crew" Parent and Tot education session has a unique theme and typically includes some time for colouring, story time, a fun activity/craft and an "animal encounter".
 
 

 

 

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Don't miss out - register early as there are limited spaces available.

2017 Summer Zoo Crew - Registration Form PDF

 


ZOO ACADEMY PROGRAMS

 

    The Peterborough Utilities Commission, through the Riverview Park and Zoo, strives to provide the citizens of Peterborough with an outstanding recreational and educational facility located in a parBallPythonk setting.

    Through our education program, The Riverview Park and Zoo endeavors to provide an exciting and experiential educational setting that inspires citizens, children, and students to respect and protect wildlife and green spaces.

     


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    REGISTER NOW for ONE OF OUR CURRICULUM PROGRAMS


    The Riverview Park & Zoo strives to provide an exciting and experiential educational setting that inspires students to respect and protect wildlife and green spaces.  

     2015 Spring Zoo Academy Photo 1

    We offer a variety of programs. For more information see our brochure:

    RPZ Education Program Brochure

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    goals of zoo academy:

     

     To develop in students, a sense of understanding, respect and appreciation for issues pertaining to wildlife, conservation and the environment.

    1. To integrate Ontario curriculum into school-based programs offered through the Zoo Academy.
    2. To allow students to learn in an experiential environment where active play in the outdoors is safe and encouraged.
    3. To provide opportunities for students to grow personally through group work, sharing, decision-making and problem solving while practicing the skills of careful observation and investigation.

    Call us today for more information and rates: (705) 748.9301 ext. 2331

     

    To learn more about our curriculum programs, download our Zoo Academy Pre-Planner pdf.


    Teacher's Portal

    This page contains dozens of resources for teachers, educators, camp groups, and families to use when visiting Riverview. Enjoy scavenger hunts, activities, French resources, and research projects that will help introduce and reinforce school curriculum to enhance your group's visit to the zoo. See all the resources available.