E-Learning Enrichment Programs- Registration OPEN NOW! Scroll down for important registration info

Schedule
ProgramMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridayOffered
Pre Kcall to form a class Tues 9:30-10:15pm Tuesdays
FULL E-learning Enrichment ProgramsCALL if interested8:10 - 4 pm8:10-4 pm8:10 - 4 pm8:10 - 4 pm Wed-Fri available call if interested in Mon or Tues
Half Day PM12:30-4 pmWeds $55 per 1/2 day
Home School11-noon
Lunch and LearnEMAIL OR CALL TO BOOK
After "School" Program4:00-5:30 pm4:00-5:30 pm

Programs and Prices at a Glance

** Schedule above is subject to change- Session 4: Oct 16th- Dec 23rd
REGISTRATION OPEN- For registrations to join an existing pod - * Please note we are having technical difficulties with the registration page-please email us with your registration.
If you want to add your own pod for ANY program,
Please email us your registration with : total # of children
Pods: Names: Age: Grade: School: Days needed/times: phone # We will send you payment info /waiver/confirmation.

Or other programs: Name of the program, Name of child: Age: Date:

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Educational Enrichment Programs (with online live e-learning assistance): (ages 5-11) 8:10 am-4pm
FULL DAYS: for 6 week session
Mon-Fri: $275 per week with 6 week commitment (or $325 week to week)- Inquire
*Two days (Pick any two days) Wed-Thus-Fri) $150 per week
*Three days Wed-Fri $210 week /sibling $150 per week
* Single Day $75 per day
Half Days $55 12:30-4pm

HALF DAYS: 6 week session: Wednesdays PM $55 per day

SINGLE DAYS only: with e-learning or camp days when AACPS school is out
• Only one day $85

*Inquire for Mondays-Tuesdays
*Must bring own computer/chrome book/headphones with microphone.
*Max # kids 8 or 10 to a pod except Wednesdays-
**Can take single day drop-ins if there is space. Please email us to inquire.

Pre-school Classes (ages 3-5): 45 mins, $15/class for parent and me, $7/extra sibling $7, 10 families max =$120 for 6 weeks

Homeschool Classes (ages 5-13):
$20 per class for 6-week session =$120 Max of 14 students
$20 per class for 6-week session = OWN POD Call to reserve date and time

Animal Apprentice: (ages 9+)10am-1pm Wed $70 Max of 3 students- Please call us to register

Scaly Saturdays Program: $40 single days or 6 week session $200

After “Virtual School” Program: 4:30-5:30pm (ages 6-16) $20 per class (6 weeks session) Tues- $100  Thurs-$120

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

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Full Day & Half Day Programs

Eco Adventures will provide a separate indoor space for each group or pod of 8 children with social distancing. Each pod will have its own instructor for the week that will provide E-learning assistance. As of now, Anne Arundel county will require students to log in 9 am-11 am and 1 pm-3 pm. After that time, we will do our normal array of much-needed FUN enrichment activities such as games, animal interactions, crafts, experiments, fossil digs, and more depending on the day. Each week we will have similar themes to our homeschool/virtual classes. Please pack a snack and a water bottle. Must wear masks and own chrome books/computers.
*Right now we have a pod going on Wed-Fri. Please inquire if you need Mondays-Tuesdays.

Wicked Wednesdays E-learning/Camps 8:15-4 pm or 12:30-4pm
Kids will need a day to unwind and have some fun with our Wed Camps! Morning time, they will be provided with virtual learning area and assistance if they need it- then afternoon of FUN! Join us for a day full of our mixed usual themes full of fun, games, crafts, animal interactions, feeding, demos, fossil digs, and more! Wicked!

* Limited to 10-14 kids per group
*Before and aftercare available

After “Virtual School” Program (6 weeks) Tues or Thurs 4:30-5:30 pm (ages 6-16)
Let your child socialize and unwind with some enrichment after being on a computer all day! After hours animal caretakers will interact, feed, train, give baths, build enrichment toys, and “play with animals, do hands-on activities, crafts, play games, and more! Great for future “Jr. Assistant” volunteers.

Keeper Apprentice Program (ages 9+) 10-1 pm Tues, Wed, Fri,
Wonder what it is like to be a zookeeper? Who hasn’t, right? This highly personal program is led by one of our credentialed animal keepers, to pull back the curtain on all involved in animal husbandry. This in-depth experience is for the older students who are serious about learning animal husbandry and medical care of animals. Students will tour the facility and learn specific information and needs of our special animal collection. Students will get to not only encounter animals in our behind the scenes animal room, but assist with animal care, food prep, training, & cleaning. This is a very hands-on experience like no other, with interactions with numerous endangered species! Whoever gets to interact with an endangered species in this day and age? YOU DO, in this extremely elite camp, the ultimate insider experience.
**Space is very limited, with only three select participants per day!! Perfect for aspiring Jr. Assistants. Please bring lunch and masks. Call to register.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PODS AND COVID SAFETY :

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REGISTRATION:
** please email us with your registration. In order to make it as safe as possible , we and trying to keep the groups small. Weekly/session commitments are preferable. Call to inquire about single day drop ins.
Option 1: FORM YOUR OWN POD with same age/grade of kids Option 2: BE PUT IN AN EXISTING POD.

**Registrations can be week to week. For full week/ partial week commitments is 6 weeks at a time session. Payment plans are available. Contact us.
**Space is extremely limited. Increased prices reflect the limited capacity of keeping small groups for safety, sanitation/extra staff costs, and logistics. Unfortunately, we cannot take credit for these Fall programs unless there is space availability. (call us the day before) Credit can be used for any virtual programs, birthday parties, private feeding frenzies, and when we resume to normalcy with “live” school. The ½ day schedules of M-Tues and Thurs-Fri are designed for COVID safety by trying to keep from introducing new children into a group every day. Wednesdays can be single days.

WHAT TO BRING:
**Own chrome/computer, headphones with microphone, log in instructions/passwords etc
**Snack and peanut free lunch , water bottle
**Own basic supplies (glue bottle, pencil/pen, markers, scissors)

WE PROVIDE:
**Each child will have a table of their own and partition to decorate and personalize their own space.
**Instruction, tech support, organizational assistance as needed for E-learning classes and parent communication
**Each child pics an "emotional support" animal habitat to have in their area which they will be in assisting with taking care of
**FUN activities before and after with a pop to cool off in the afternoon!

REQUIREMENTS /POLICIES AND SAFETY:
**Children must bring their own computer/chrome book/headphones and some school supplies. (list will be emailed)
** Must wear masks inside. Many activities can be done outside. Do not have to wear masks outside unless we are not able to social distance.
** If there are more than one pods, there will not be intermixing of pods. Each pod has their own learning areas, bathroom and area for virtual learning every day.
**We are relying on your honesty and good judgment during this pandemic. If you commit to our programs, we trust that if you go out of state, attend large gatherings/events/vacation, go out of the state, or are around people that do not practice good measures (do not wear masks, etc)…you must contact us as it may affect the dates of participation. Thank you for your understanding!
** If your child gets sick, we cannot allow him to participate in the program. Your child must be fever free, symptom-free for at least 24 hrs before coming back to our programs and/or with a doctor’s note. If tested for COVID, must have Covid lab test results. We are flexible with allowing your child to make up the days they were absent. However, if you have to cancel due to sickness, you can receive credit only.
**Our policy is CREDIT only for ANY reason at this time for these programs. Refunds are only given if we have to cancel due to low participation numbers. Credit does not expire and can be used for inhouse programs such as birthday parties, Feeding Frenzies, Virtual Programs, Lunch and Learns, future camps, etc etc...based on space availability.
**Please see Frequently asked Q & A for more procedures from camps 2020.