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Malone University will host Zoo Summer Camp in June

February 28, 2014 | Release # 6848

zoo camp
College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences. The Malone University Zoo and Wildlife Biology program will host a zoo and wildlife summer camp June 23-27 on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio.

High school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year will spend a week exploring the beauty and complexity of our natural world! Campers will explore possible career paths in zoo biology, wildlife, and environmental science while developing hands-on skills such as the proper handling of zoo animals, environmental monitoring techniques, and the field identification of the trees, birds, reptiles, and amphibians of Ohio. They will hear about potential careers from zoo and wildlife professionals, explore a diverse array of natural areas in Stark County, learn about life on a university campus, meet new friends, and have fun!

Activities include hiking, canoeing, a behind the scenes tour at the Akron Zoo, a night walk, a visit to a local wildlife rehabilitation facility, meetings with zoo and wildlife professionals, and more.

For more information, or to register, please click here. Registration is limited to the first 24 students to sign up.

Cost is $450 and includes meals, lodging, a camp T-shirt, and transportation and admission to all camp events. The camp is under the direction of Jason Courter, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Malone University.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
fgubznf+znybar+rqh Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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