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Topeka Zoo located at 635 SW Gage Blvd., Topeka, KS 66606Cost Per Girl:
Each program is $5.00 per girl with a $145.00 minimum Cost Per Adult:
Troop leaders enter programs at no charge. Additional adults are $5.00 per adult.How to register:
Contact the zoo at 785-368-9137 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions:
Call 785-368-9137 or email@example.com. Additional Informaiton:
All workshops are $145, or $5 per person, whichever is greater. Cost includes a 2 – hour program with lots of live animals, exciting work that applies directly toward accomplishing the journey or badge you select, and admission to the zoo for all participants for the whole day. Overnights are extra. Choose the Topeka Zoo for an exciting, hands-on, interactive way of achieving the badges you select.
Program Name: 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals
This workshop takes Daisy's on a Journey with animals from around the world. Girls will see and interact with animals from different countries, learn to identify some of those animals and understand the importance of those animals to those parts of the world. This workshop will also teach girls about ways to care for animals, both domestic and wild. Girls will learn about career tracks involving working with animals. As part of the experience, girls will use Kansas birds to exhibit the needs of all animals everywhere, and will build a nest while recreating much of the life cycle of a wild bird through fun and educational hands-on activities.
Bugs Badge WorkshopWho:
This workshop will girls be aware of the unique world of bugs, how they differ from other life forms, and how they impact on the natural and human world. The program will include some classroom presentation and then lots of hands-on interactive activity.Program Name:
Senses Badge WorkshopWho:
This two hour program helps girls learn to use all their senses to explore the world. Hands-on activities that employ the senses of look, listen, smell, taste, touch & feel, will help girls to learn to use all of their senses while observing the world around them including the natural world.Program Name: Wonders of Water
This workshop takes Brownies on a journey in which they can receive four separate awards. Awards are offered for girls work on this journey in understanding the many ways we use and enjoy water, understand the science of water and its importance to us while they also commit to protecting it. Girls also consider ways they can conserve water and work as part of a bigger team to both conserve and clean the water we depend on for all life on earth. Program Name:
This two hour workshop will involve girls touring multiple different types of gardens, and teach girls how to select garden sites, design gardens of various types, select garden plants, and how to grow and maintain gardens. Program Name:
Animal Habitats Badge WorkshopWho:
This two hour workshop will help girls discover the world of wild animals, investigate animal habitats, create an animal house, explore endangered animal homes, and learn how to protect animal habitats. This program will include a tour of the zoo to learn how animal habitats differ for animals around the world, and what conditions require the differing types of habitats.
Trees Badge WorkshopWho:
This two hour program will help girls explore the amazing science of trees, learn the value of trees, learn to identify different types of common Kansas trees and design a dream tree garden. Girls will also build their own hiking staff using paint and other craft materials to decorate them. Program Name:
Animal Helpers Badge WorkshopWho:
This two hour workshop will help girls explore the connection between animals and human’s, learn how animals have helped humans through the ages, how they help us now, and how they might help us in the future. Girls will also learn about animal hero’s, how animals assist humans with disabilities, and experience the zoos animal petting zoo.
Voice for Animals Badge WorkshopWho:
This two hour program will help girls explore the world of domestic animals, those used by humans for pets, food, and other uses. Girls will learn about human responsibilities toward animas in their care, learn about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, what it’s like protecting animals, and learn what animal issues exist in their community. Girls will also interview a zoo keeper about working with animals.
Water Badge WorkshopWho:
This two hour program will help girls explore the world of water on our earth, learn how the water cycle works, find out about water issues affecting our earth and some solutions to those issues. Girls will also explore wild life and plant life native to water, and design their own water innovation.