$150 – $395

Summer Wild Adventure Programs

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Southwick's Zoo

2 Southwick St

Mendon, MA 01756

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Make your child's Summer vacation a Wild Adventure! EARTH Ltd and Southwick's Zoo offer a variety of 3-5 day programs for students in grades K-9. EARTH Ltd members save 10% on registration.

Note to EARTH members: To receive your member discount, click “enter promotional code” when you register. Your code is the first 5 letters of your last name + the first 2 letters of your first name. Example: John Smith=SMITHJO. If your last name is fewer than 5 letters, just use your full last name + the first 2 letters of your first name.


June 26-30
Adventures & Ecosystems Grades 4-6
9:00am-4:00pm
$335 non-member / $301.50 EARTH Ltd. member

Each day of this program focuses on a different ecosystem. Students will learn the characteristics of each ecosystem, what animals live there, and what adaptations these animals have to allow them to survive in their habitats.


July 5-7
Introduction to Animal Ecology Grades K & 1
9:00am-12:00pm
$150 non-member / $137.50 EARTH Ltd. member

This shorter, 3 day program for younger children provides a fun basic introduction to animal ecology. Students participate in a number of hands on activities, arts and crafts, and more.


July 10-14
Animal Behavior Grades 2 & 3
9:00am-4:00pm
$335 non-member / $301.50 EARTH Ltd. member

Students will look at what makes each type of animal unique and their adaptations that make them best suited for where they live. Kids will learn through hands on activities and even meet a few of our animals up close and personal.


July 17-21
Adventures & Ecosystems Grades 4-6
9:00am-4:00pm
$335 non-member / $301.50 EARTH Ltd. member

Each day of this program focuses on a different ecosystem. Students will learn the characteristics of each ecosystem, what animals live there, and what adaptations these animals have to allow them to survive in their habitats.


July 24-28
Introduction to Animal Ecology Grades 1 & 2
9:00am-12:00pm
$160 non-member / $144 EARTH Ltd. member

This program for younger children provides a fun basic introduction to animal ecology. Students participate in a number of hands on activities, arts and crafts, and more.


July 31-August 4
Teen Zoology Grades 7-9
9:00am-4:00pm
$395 non-member / $355.50 EARTH Ltd. member

This program is for older students interested in learning about careers relating to zoology. Students will spend time at the zoo as well as attending off site excursions including a whale watch and trip to The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.


August 7-11
Animal Behavior Grades 2 & 3
9:00am-4:00pm
$335 non-member / $301.50 EARTH Ltd. member

Students will look at what makes each type of animal unique and their adaptations that make them best suited for where they live. Kids will learn through hands on activities and even meet a few of our animals up close and personal.


Program Notes

  • Drop Off Time: 9:00am at the top of the zoo’s small parking lot near the main gate (there is a sign)
    Pick up Time: 4:00pm (noon for July 24-28 and July 5-7 programs) at the top of the zoo’s small parking lot near the main gate (there is a sign)
  • Make sure your child is dressed for the weather. We spend most of the day outdoors and do a large amount of walking, so we recommend that children do not wear sandals or open toed shoes.
  • Children should bring:Water bottle, lunch, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat/visor, backpack. Depending on the weather each day, you may want to pack additional clothing such as a sweatshirt, additonal pair of socks, etc.

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