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Nothing But Fun With the Grandkids: a Kentucky Horse Farm, the Newport Aquarium & Some Circus Mojo

Cincinnati Aquarium Shark Tank

Cincinnati Aquarium Shark Tank

Cincinnati Zoo In Bloom

Cincinnati Zoo In Bloom

Gorilla

Gorilla

#2559: Course/5 Nights

Summer 2014: June 22-27, 2014

Register at the Road Scholar web site (opens in a new window)

Your adventure begins at one of the nations top zoos! Get closer to the action as animal handlers, zoo keepers/educators and staff reveal zoo life behind-the-scenes and guide you through a variety of animal encounters and interactions: see and smell leopards and ocelots, come face to face with a polar bear, peer at primates, feed lorikeets and giraffes. At the Northern Kentucky Horse Farm learn equine safety and take a ride! The Newport Aquarium gets you up close and personal with the worlds most beautiful, bizarre and dangerous creatures. Wrap up your week with a session by the Humane Society – hear tips on the care and handling of pets and meet a few adoptable critters from the shelter. The ultimate animal adventure awaits you!

For participants and kids ages 8-11. Maximum one youth per adult. Adults are expected to participate with and supervise child at all times.