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AuSM's Minnesota Zoo Camps

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AuSM is pleased to continue its partnership with the Minnesota Zoo to offer four summer camp social skills opportunities for youth with autism. Camps will be co-taught by a Minnesota Zoo Naturalist and an AuSM Education Specialist. Participants must be group ready.

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Zoo Explorers (ages 8-11)
Do you know the difference between an antler and a horn? Can you figure out what an animal eats by looking at its teeth? Is a starfish really a fish? Learn these and other amazing animal facts while exploring the Minnesota Zoo. 

Five Consecutive Days, Monday-Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. 
June 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2015  

Orientation at the Minnesota Zoo 
Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m.

Cost Per Session
AuSM, MN Zoo Members save $25 on registration!
AuSM, MN Zoo Members: $300
Non-Member: $325

Location of AuSM’s Camps with the Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd.
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Registration for the MN Zoo/AuSM programs will be processed through the Minnesota Zoo website. Access their registration page by clicking the button below.

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Once you've registered, please click the button below to download and complete the Participant Packet.

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Ocean Commotion (ages 12-15) - SESSION IS FULL

Welcome to a world of constant change…who could survive in such a place? Meet the creatures of this wonderful watery world and reveal the awesome adaptations that enable them to stay alive despite the commotion. 

Five Consecutive Days, Monday-Friday 
July 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17, 2015 

Session 1 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Session 2 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Orientation at the Minnesota Zoo 
Tuesday, July 7 at 6 p.m.

Cost Per Session
AuSM, MN Zoo Members save $25 on registration!
AuSM, MN Zoo Members: $300
Non-Member: $325

Location of AuSM’s Camps with the Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd.
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Once you've registered, please click the button below to download and complete the Participant Packet.

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Zoo Crew (ages 16-19) SESSION IS FULL

If you’re interested in working at a zoo, then this camp is for you. Explore a day in the life of a zookeeper, a zoo vet, a sea otter trainer, and many other exciting careers to see if the Zoo is the place for you.  Come join the crew! 

Five Consecutive Days, Monday-Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. 
August 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2015  

Orientation at the Minnesota Zoo 
Tuesday, July 28 at 6 p.m.

Cost Per Session
AuSM, MN Zoo Members save $25 on registration!
AuSM, MN Zoo Members: $300
Non-Member: $325

Location of AuSM’s Camps with the Minnesota Zoo
Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd.
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Once you've registered, please click the button below to download and complete the Participant Packet.

participantpacket