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Posted on: February 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Idaho Falls Zoo and Art Museum Team Up for Spring Break Camps


(Idaho Falls, ID) - The Idaho Falls Zoo and The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho are collaborating to bring the community Spring Break Camps for youth ages 5-13. Kids will experience the science and art of animals at both facilities! 

The four-day camps run from March 21-24 with two of the days spent at the zoo participating in up-close learning with the animals and two of the days at the art museum creating fun animal art.

Here are the camp topics:

Art Saves Animals (ages 5-8): Let’s observe animals’ natural behavior and create unique works of art (Monday and Wednesday at The Art Museum; Tuesday and Thursday at Idaho Falls Zoo). March 21-24 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 

Conservation Creations (ages 9-13): What is conservation and why is it important? Become a conservation agent and learn how you can save animals through art (Monday and Wednesday at Idaho Falls Zoo; Tuesday and Thursday at The Art Museum).  March 21-24 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

Registration is now open, and space is limited, so sign your kids up right away! To learn more and register, click HERE or visit:

Questions?  For Idaho Falls Zoo contact Augusta Grumdahl, Zoo Educator, at or call (208) 612-8254. For The Art Museum contact, Alexa Stanger, Education Director, at (208) 524-7777 or

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Stay informed on the fun at the zoo! Follow the Idaho Falls Zoo on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website,

 About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park:   With more than 330 individual animals representing 130 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo is known as the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 44 Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website

Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306 or at

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