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Zooper Heroes Camp, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

This record was last updated on 3/6/2015

Details are only provided in English for this agency

Services

Services Summary

Zooper Heroes is a camp for children with disabilities who will benefit from having individual support from a parent or professional and for parents who wish to experience the learning opportunities with their child. Campers will meet animals in the classroom, visit exhibits throughout the zoo, make crafts, and play games to connect information discussed in the classroom with the animal kingdom. Zooper Heroes is a collaboration with Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD). 2015 Camp schedule is June 8 - 11, 2015.

Eligibility Guidelines

Serves children 7 years to 12 years. Campers are asked to have an adult with them each day of camp, with no additional cost for the adult. This can be a parent, guardian, or paraprofessional. Application due by March 1, 2015. Cost for Nashville Zoo Members is $175.00; Non-members is $200.00 (Parent, Guardian, or Paraprofessional is free)*

Interpreter Availability

Not Available

Agency Hours

Office Hours: Tue - Sat, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Fees and Payment Methods

  • Private Pay

Disabilities Served

  • Autism
  • Behavior Concerns
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Health/Disease
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Disability

Counties Served

Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson

Contact Information

Zooper Heroes Camp, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Contact Person

Emily Strong

Phone and Fax

  • (615) 833-1534 ext 105, Business

Email

estrong@nashvillezoo.org

Address

3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

Website

www.nashvillezoo.org/education/camp/zooperheroes