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If you are searching for exciting things to do with your little one, look no further than Binder Park Zoo’s FAWN camp for preschoolers!  First adventures with nature can help you engage in your child’s learning while increasing their understanding of the natural world around them.  Our experienced leaders are dedicated to connecting and inspiring the next generation of wildlife enthusiasts! 

F.A.W.N. - First Adventures With Nature
Children ages 2 - 5 with one adult
$10 for the first child and adult pair
$9 for the first child and adult pair (Zoo members)

$5 for each additional adult

$4.50 for each additional adult (Zoo members)
$5 for each additional child
$4.50 each additional child (Zoo members)

Each 90 minute camp includes an animal encounter, a story, outdoor time in parts of the zoo and activities to promote sensory development and socialization.  All children must be accompanied by at least one adult that is 18 years or older.  If you have questions please call Amy Wesner at 269-979-1351 ext. 175. Register online here. Download a printable registration form here.

Camp Enrollment Policy:

  • Pre-registration is required.
  • Registrations will be accepted over the phone, fax or online.
  • Registrations must be received no later than the 48 hours before camp.
  • No “day before” or "day of" registrations accepted.
  • Programs run rain or shine.
  • We reserve the right to refuse enrollment to anyone or dismiss without refund any student for behavioral issues.

Camp Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received by mail, fax or email only; voicemail will not be accepted.

  • Up to 5 Business Days Prior: 50% will be refunded or you may move to another camp and pay a $10 transfer fee.
  • 0-4 Days Prior: No refund; must re-register for another camp and pay full amount
  • Full refunds are only issued when BPZ cancels a camp due to low enrollment or extenuating circumstances
  • There is a $10 processing fee to transfer participants from one camp to another
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