Overnight Camp Event
This is a “lock in” style event where students learn about nocturnal and diurnal animals. Events are planned to encompass different Next Gen standards for grades 6-8. Campers will sleep on site with counselors and must bring their own camping supplies, I.E. bedding, blankets, pajamas, pillow, toothbrush and toothpaste. There is a maximum of 20 attendees for this event.
This event runs from 5:30pm until 7:30am the next day. There will be a minimum of two camp counselors and a supervisor on-site at all times (at least one male and one female).
5:30 to 6pm – Students are dropped off at the Learning Classroom.
6 to 7pm – Students are served dinner from De’Losas as designated on their dinner order forms.
7 to 7:30pm – Students feed and hold the alligators
7:30 to 8pm – Students prepare their sleeping arrangements in the main room of Alligator Attraction
8 to 8:45pm – Students do a night hike of the facility and observe the animals at night evaluating nocturnal versus diurnal behaviors
8:45 to 9:30pm – Animal Interactions in the classroom. Students learn about some of the animal ambassadors of Alligator Attraction and their specific adaptations for their preferred time of day/night.
9:30 to 10pm – Students prepare for lights out.
10pm – Lights Out
7 to 7:30am – Wake up/Pack Up
$75 per child. This includes snacks, feeding and holding an alligator, and holding at least one rescue reptile, mammal, or snake. Children will also receive their choice of an alligator tooth or “fossil” egg.