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2013 Weekly Media Send Outs


 

ZOO CAMP VOTED BEST DAY CAMP IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA!

 

Zoo Camp has been named the best among a select group of 25 day camps in the GTA by      Toronto 4 Kids, one of the leading parenting and kids directories in the Toronto area. We are very excited to receive this award and appreciate all of the effort that the Zoo Camp Counsellors give to allow us to be the best!

Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Wednesday, 2013-07-03

Join us for the "WILDEST" time in Toronto!
Zoo Camp 2013 registration is now open!
 

With the arrival of the giant pandas, this summer is the perfect time to connect with nature at Zoo Camp, a unique opportunity to explore wildlife from around the world. A variety of themes are offered unique to the zoo setting, including baby animals, careers with wildlife and more.

Zoo Camp is a wild week-long animal adventure where you will see and learn about hundreds of amazing animals including our polar bears, penguins, white lions, plus our giant pandas!  Enjoy exclusive opportunities to meet Zoo keepers and go behind-the-scenes to have close encounters with the animals!

UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
Saturday, June 29 through Monday, September 2, 2013
African Arts and Culture Festival
African Savanna, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily
Back by popular demand, the Toronto Zoo is proud to offer our visitors an experience of African Culture in our own African Savanna. Visit one of the many artist booths and taken home and article of authenticity, including handcrafted wooden masks, soapstone and ebony carvings, hand-woven textiles, painted candles, traditional African musical instruments and more! FREE with admission!
 
Friday, July 12, 2013
Front Entrance Courtyard, 10:30am
Visitors will have the opportunity to experience an engaging performance by the Focus Academy Summer Violin Ensemble Camp from a community group of young violin players who are immersed in the art of ensemble violin playing during a two week camp session. They will be performing at the Toronto Zoo a repertoire of what they have worked on for a 20 minute performance.
 
Friday July 29, 2013
Indian Rhino Exhibit, 9:30am to 4:00pm
The Toronto Zoo is holding it's annual Bowling for Rhinos Event in support of conservation. This event will not only raise much needed funds for rhino conservation but it will also serve to educate our visitors on the critical issue of poaching of rhinos for their horns. Did you know that all five species of rhinos are critically endangered, and some are on the brink of extinction? For a small donation you can compete against other zoo visitors in a Wii bowling tournament and help to raise funds for this endangered animal!
MEDIA INFORMATION:
 
Summer Has Officially Begun at the Toronto Zoo!
Grab your troop and head to the wildest summer adventure destination in Toronto! Drop by and see our two adorable giant pandas-Er Shun and Da Mao! Enjoy some close up and personal encounters in the Kids Zoo, and be sure to taken in and enjoy daily Animal Shows and Keeper Talks and so much more this long weekend! If the summer heat is too "un-bearable" why not visit our splash island! Best of all, they are all FREE with Zoo admission!
 
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JOKE OF THE WEEK:
- What happens when a frog's car breaks down?
- He gets toad away!
Looking to add some adventure to your next Corporate Event?
Why not bring your herd to the wildest venue in town-The Toronto Zoo.
CLICK HEREfor full details on our extensive Corporate Events Package or to book your event today!
 
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ZOO HOURS
Current Zoo Hours: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, daily. Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
 
ADMISSION FEES
General Admission (13-64 incl): $28
Seniors (65+): $23
Children (3-12): $18
Children (2 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10
 
For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit
torontozoo.com.

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