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Wild [Animal] Science At The NC Zoo!


IMPORTANT NOTE – APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED
Due to significant student demand for this camp, the NC Zoo Society has decided to leave registration open beyond the original 30 June 2014 deadline. If enough campers sign up after 30 June, the Zoo will consider offering a second camp in October 2014. More details will follow but, in the meantime, please use the form below if you would like to be considered for a spot in the potential October 2014 camp.


Spend two days and one unforgettable night at the NC Zoo’s field research camp. Campers will engage in the same activities that guide the Zoo’s field biologists when they are working in the wild to save free-ranging elephants, gorillas, salamanders and more.

Campers will use radio telemetry, camera traps, drones, night-vision equipment and more to study native wildlife and the Zoo’s exotic animals. At the end of the day, students will camp by the African Plains exhibit and will conduct night-time research on lions.

To apply, please complete the online form below. Note that all fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required. When you have completed the form, please click the “Submit Info to NC Zoo Society” button to send it to the NC Zoo Society.


Part 1. Camper Info


Part 2. Parent/Guardian Information

(Please include the Zoo Society member's complete name and mailing address in the field below. Please leave blank if not a Zoo Society member.)


Part 3. Reference Information


Part 4. Miscellaneous Information


Do you wish to purchase a camp video? The cost is $12.00, including shipping to the home address.

Please use the space below to describe the camper's special dietary needs, if any...

Please use the space below to let us know of any questions or of any additional information you may wish to provide.