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Activities for Kids

Check out the fun stuff for kids offered by the Air Zoo:

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Every Saturday during the summer from 11:00 am - 3:00pm come check out our awesome STEAM hands-on activities.

Here are some of our upcoming events during our Summer Fun Days!

7-28-2018 - How animals survive extreme weather conditions (activity tables: seasonal camouflage, animal ring toss) with guests from Binder Park Zoo!

8-4-2018 - Space weather (activity tables: pump rockets, pop fizz rockets, stomp rockets) wsg Eric Schreur, retired Kalamazoo Valley Museum planetarium coordinator!

8-11-2018 - Ice Day - dry ice tornado, dry ice soap bubbles, fog demo, tennis ball containers

8-18-2018 - Robotics Day (activity tables: Lego robots, make your own climbing robot) with guests from Gull Lake Robotics!

Winter Weather Camp Tornado

Homeschool Discovery Days
Homeschool Discovery Days are the perfect addition to any homeschool curriculum. The Air Zoo s homeschool programs are designed to fulfill Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with dynamic, hands-on lesson plans and interactive demonstrations and tours. Learn more by clicking HERE.

Biplane Rides! (June - September)

Take a flight in a vintage biplane! Fun for all ages, Waldo Wright's Flying Service provides Air Zoo guests with amazing biplane flights that seat up to four, or take to the skies and actually fly a Stearman biplane!

Birthday Parties
You can have the coolest birthday party of the year at the Air Zoo. With great food, fun rides and cool aircraft, this will be one birthday you won't ever forget!

Overnight Camps
Spend a night at the museum and snooze under the SR-71 Blackbird! Choose from a space- or aviation-themed Overnight Camp!

Scouting Info

The Air Zoo works with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies to learn about aviation, space and science. We have a variety of special events and classes held throughout the year.

Kites demonstrate the principle of flight.

Simple Science Experiments
Kids will have a blast with these quick and easy hands-on activities!

Sky Kids Club
Air Zoo members ages 6-11 can take part in fun, educational activities on specified Saturdays throughout the year.

To register, or for more information, click HERE to email the Air Zoo's Events Dept., or call 269.350.2848. Dates fill fast!

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