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Adventure Programs

Teens will explore natural areas in Texas and participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, kayaking, camping, etc. They will also participate in conservation projects such as beach clean-ups and habitat restoration.

Open to all accepted Zoo Crew members throughout the year. Open to all teens, ages 13-17, in non-summer months (January-May, September-December). This includes teens not accepted into the Zoo Crew program.

2019 Fall Adventure Programs

Bird Banding with Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

November 16



Interested in bird conservation and research? Come learn from licensed bird banders and research associates at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory how the process of bird banding is used to study the migratory habits of birds that use the Texas Gulf Coast as a stop over place.

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Rock Climbing at Texas Rock Gym

December 7



Let’s climb to new heights! Instructed by Texas Rock Gym staff, we will learn the proper techniques of climbing and belaying. We will then spend a few hours testing our skills in their indoor rock climbing facility.

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