Who: Grades 9 - 12
How many: 30-55 students, plus chaperones.
Where: Exploration Outpost in the Orthwein Animal Nutrition Center and Zoo grounds.

Students explore the realm of the modern zoo and learn about the wide variety of career options within the Zoo setting. Participants will create their own behavior study and will try their skills at managing endangered species. They will learn the importance of varying zoo animal habitats and diets, and get the chance to look at some of the biggest conservation challenges the Saint Louis Zoo is working on in the field.

Overnight includes a movie, a night hike, and a morning stroll. A pizza snack, continental breakfast, and souvenirs are also included.

Missouri Science GLES: Strand 4 – 1Ab, 1Ba,b, 1Ca,b, 1D a,b, 3B a,b

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas: HS-LS2.A, HS-LS2.D, HS-LS4.D, HS-LS4.C, HS-LS4.D, HS-ETS1.B

For more information or to register, please contact the overnight programs staff, at (314) 646-4961 or by e-mail at overnights@stlzoo.org.