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Campers learn about water animals at Chehaw summer camp

Jackie Entz, Chehaw Education Coordinator, speaking with campers on Monday Jackie Entz, Chehaw Education Coordinator, speaking with campers on Monday
Campers playing on the large play set outside the zoo entrance at the Parks at Chehaw Campers playing on the large play set outside the zoo entrance at the Parks at Chehaw
Jackie Entz, Education Coordinator Jackie Entz, Education Coordinator
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Some young campers are learning about aquatic animals during the last summer camp session at Chehaw.

About 17 campers visited the alligator exhibit at the zoo Monday, and learned about the ecology of animals living in and around swamps.  They're part of Chehaw's H Zoo O camp which focuses on a different water animal each day this week.

After feeding the alligators and learning about swamp plant life, campers took a break to play some educational games.

"Even though the summer's coming to an end, it's not the end of our Chehaw camps.  Anytime kids are out of school, even those random off days that parents are working, but children aren't in school, we offer single days of camp.  And we're also looking forward to some family nature nights coming up this fall," said Jackie Entz, Education Coordinator.

Younger campers learned about bugs this morning at the zoo and will spend the rest of the week getting up close and personal with insects.

Chehaw will offer more camps during spring and winter breaks.  For more information on how to enroll your kids in one of Chehaw's educational camps, visit: www.chehaw.org/education-camps.html 

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