Desert Detective is a 90-minute in-person program at the Zoo facilitated by Zoo education staff. Children will attend independently (no chaperones).
Children will learn…
- Identify animal tracks for species native to AZ
- Identify other evidence of native species (i.e. scat, feathers, snake sheds, etc.)
- Interpret what that evidence tells us about animal behavior
- Interactive activities and games
- Up-close encounter with an ambassador animal
- Guided trail hike in the Zoo
- Having fun with Zoo educators, animals, and other kids!
COVID-19 Safety Requirements…
- Each session will be limited to only 10 children and 2-3 Zoo Educators
- Participants (both children and staff) will be required to wear a mask at all times
- Most activities will take place outdoors (weather-permitting) with limited time in large indoor spaces
- Social distancing of 6 feet between groups will be observed for activities