Scovill Zoo offering summer zoo camps and classes

DECATUR - Scovill Zoo is inviting central Illinois residents to sign up for its summer zoo camps and classes.

Officials say the programs will be offered to children ages three through 13.  We've included a list of camps and classes below:

Animal Crackers: For ages three through five
Critter Encounters: For ages five and six    
Zoo Kids: For ages seven and eight        
Zoo Camp: For ages nine and ten
Zoo Crew: For ages 11 through 13
Zoo Safari: For ages 11 through 13

These camps and classes will be offered at Scovill Zoo Education Center.  Week-long sessions begin on June 1, and will be offered throughout the summer.  Single-day Critter Encounters classes begin on June 6, and Animal Crackers Classes will be offered on June 13 and July 11.  Participants will be able to experience the Zoo Safari from August 3 through 7, during which they will travel to other central Illinois zoos and nature centers.

To register for any of these programs, visit, call (217) 421-7435, or visit Scovill Zoo.

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