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Zooper Heroes Camp, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

This record was last updated on 4/15/2014

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). ***'Camp Dates for 2014: June 30 - July 3, 2014. Space for the camp is limited to 15 slots; Cost for Nashville Zoo Members is $175.00; Non-members is $200.00 (Parent, Guardian, or Paraprofessional is free)****

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.

Interpreter Availability

Not available

Agency Hours

Office Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Camp Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9:00 AM to 2:00 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

Davidson

Contact Information

Zooper Heroes Camp, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Contact Person

Rachel Baldwin,
Camp Coordinator

Phone and Fax

  • (615) 833-1534 ext 105, Business

Email

rbaldwin@nashvillezoo.org

Address

3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

Website

www.nashvillezoo.org/education/camp/zooperheroes