School is now out for everyone. Here's something that the kids can do that will be fun and they'll learn at the same time. It's a win-win for all.

Binghamton Zoo School has begun but there is still of plenty of things that your kids can get involved with. It's for kids 4 to 18 and it gives them a hands-on, interactive learning experience at the zoo.

Programs include:

Scales, Tails, and Quills - July 3rd – July 7th (6-7 year olds)
Wildlife Passport - July 10th – July 14th (8-10 year olds)
Wild Jobs - July 17th – July 21st (11-13 year olds)
Junior Biologist Program July 24th – 28th (14-18 year olds)
What’s for Lunch? - July 31st – August 4th (4-5 year olds)
Danger, Danger - August 7th – 11th (6-7 year olds)
Animal Tales - August 14th – 18th (8-10 year olds)
Animal Detectives - August 21st – 25th (11-13 year olds)

Junior Biologist is a hands-on program and a great chance for teenagers to get a feel for what goes into working with animals. You'll learn about zoos, wildlife conservation, and will even shadow and assist zoo keepers every day.

All Jr. Biologists must be 14 years or older and be interviewed by the zoo staff before taking part in the program so don't delay and call them now. Call the Education Department at (607) 724-5461 to register.

To view the curriculum for each age group go here. The Binghamton Zoo is located at 60 Morgan Road in Binghamton.

[via Binghamton Zoo]