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Summer Zoo Camp space still available

Openings for Zoo Camp at the Applegate Park Zoo are available. The Merced Zoological Society is offering three Zoo Camp sessions this summer, with the first weeklong session starting July 11.

Registration packets are available at the zoo's gift shop or at

The first session, for children ages 6 to 9, runs July 11-15. Session II, for 6- to 9-year-olds, runs July 18-22. Session III is designed for children ages 10 to 12 and is scheduled for Aug. 8-12. Sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

The cost for Zoo Camp is $40 per child. Additional children from the same family are $35 each.

Registration forms for Session I are due Friday. Session II forms are due July 8 and Session III forms are due July 29.

For more information, call the zoo at (209) 385-6840.

— Sun-Star staff