Lazy L Safari Park in Cape Girardeau is hosting programs for children up to age 12 during summer 2014. The classes include Zoo Tots, Jungle Zone and Jungle Fun. For all of the following classes please note that parents should arrange for their children to be dropped off and picked up at Lazy L Safari Park each day. Also, children will be interacting with animals daily, so consider appropriate measures for children with allergies.
Storybook Safari, for ages 3 and under, will provide children with stories about zoo animals. After storytime is over, the children will get to meet the animals at the zoo. Storybook Safari is held on Tuesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., from June 3-10. The class fee is $25, and the registration deadline is May 30.
Movin’ and Groovin’ Safari, for ages 4-5, will get the children moving and grooving at the zoo. Kids will learn to walk, hop, climb, crawl, swing, slither, and move like their favorite zoo animals. Movin’ and Groovin’ Safari is held on Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., from June 5-12. The class fee is $25, and the registration deadline is June 2.
Zoo Quest, for ages 6-8, will let children go on a quest around the zoo to find out fun facts about the zoo animals. Zoo Quest is held on Tuesdays from 11 a.m.-noon, from June 3-10. Registration fees are $30, which are due by May 30.
Zoo Clues, for ages 9-12, gives children the chance to investigate clues at the zoo to solve a mystery. Zoo Clues is held on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-noon, from June 5-12. Registration fees are $30, which are due by June 2.
Jungle Zone, for ages 6-12, takes place at 5:30 p.m. on April 11 and April 18. In this program, children will have a wild, hair-raisin’ time with games, music and crafts among the animals. The course’s fee is $30 and registration deadline is April 5.
Zoo Camp, with sessions for ages 5-8 and 9-12, is a fun time filled with games, crafts, music, and more. Children will interact with the animals while exploring the zoo through adventurous activites. All Zoo Camp participants can help withthe Zoofest special event coming up on June 22. Zoo Camp fees are $75 for both age groups, and registration is due by June 12. The 5-8 year old age group meets Monday-Friday, June 16-20 from 10 a.m.-noon. The 9-12 year old age group meets Monday-Friday, June 16-20 from 1-3 p.m.
Each class contains exciting information and provides educational development for your children. Class space is limited, so register in advance. For more information contact Cassie with the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department at 573-339-6340, or visit cityofcape.org/parks.