Education Events

Mar - Nov
28th - 1st
  • Location: Various locations throughout the Park

Wildlife Talks + Feeding Times

If you want to know how tall a Giraffe is or why the Siamang Gibbons sing, catch one of our Wildlife talks on a Saturday or Sunday around the park.

Come meet our team of zoologists and hear about these amazing animals at the times below:

10.45am Giraffe
11.30am Cheetah
12.00pm Siamang Gibbon
12.30pm Eagle & Seal
12.45pm Cheetah Run
1.00pm Penguin
2.15pm Siamang Gibbon Feeding
2.30pm Lion-Tailed Macaque
3.00pm Siamang Gibbon
3.30pm Eagle & Seal
4.00pm Cheetah Run
4.30pm Penguin Feeding
5.00pm Seal Feeding
5.15pm Giraffe Crossing

Plus the team will also be on hand throughout the day at our new tropical house informing you on some of the new residents at Fota Wildlife Park including frogs, lizards, snakes, butterflies, turtles and many more.

July
18th - 22nd
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Location: Education Complex
  • Booking: 0214812678 ext 206 or [email protected]

Summper Camp 2016 Opt 1

Summper Camp 2016 Opt 1With Safari Trails, Animal sports and movement, Arts & Crafts and lots more!!

 

** WEEK 1 of 2016 SUMMER CAMP NOW FULLY BOOKED - LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE IN WEEK 2  **

Best suited to young people with an interest in the natural world, Fota's kids camps cover a range of areas including ecology, nature studies and the physical sciences.
Each day of the week-long camp has a different concept, varying from Arts & Crafts to Movement, Ecology and the Environment, while our Play approach to Learning is key element to ensuring that children enjoy themselves while attaining new skills and knowledge.

 

Age Groups: 5 - 12 years

 

Time 11am - 4pm daily

 

Cost: €95 per child

(10% discount applies to park members or to three or more children in attendance)


*Please note that our train collection service is now fully booked*

 

Limited Availability - Advance booking is essential!

Booking Line 0214812678 ext 206 or [email protected]

 

 

Download Booking Form

July
23rd - 24th
  • Time: 12 - 4.30 pm
  • Location: Marquee outside Oasis Cafe

Native Species Weekend

Native Species WeekendThis weekend is Native Species Weekend in the park! Visitors to the park can learn about the variety of native flora and fauna that exists in Ireland and how everyone can play a role in helping to conserve our natural heritage!

Running in the large Marquee beside the Oasis Café at the bottom of the park from 12-4.30pm on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th of July.

Throughout the weekend, wildlife experts will be available to answer your questions on a variety of topics. Fota Wildlife Park's Education department will be on hand as well as, Cork Nature Network, Cork County Bat Group, Sea Search Ireland, Irish Bee Keeping Assoc., Oceanworld Aquarium Dingle, Galway Atlantaquaria and South and East Cork Area Development Partnership Ltd - SECAD

August
8th - 12th
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Location: Education Complex
  • Booking: 0214812678 ext 206 or [email protected]

Summer Camp 2016 Opt 2

Summer Camp 2016 Opt 2With Safari Trails, Animal sports and movement, Arts & Crafts and lots more!! Best suited to young people with an interest in the natural world, Fota's kids camps cover a range of areas including ecology, nature studies and the physical sciences. Each day of the week-long camp has a different concept, varying from Arts & Crafts to Movement, Ecology and the Environment, while our Play approach to Learning is key element to ensuring that children enjoy themselves while attaining new skills and knowledge.

Age Groups: 5 - 12 years



Time 11am - 4pm daily


Cost: €95 per child
(10% discount applies to park members or to three or more children in attendance)



*Please note that our train collection service is now fully booked*



Limited Availability - Advance booking is essential!
Booking Line 0214812678 ext 206 or [email protected]

 

Download Booking Form

November
2nd - 4th
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Location: Education Complex
  • Booking: 021 4812678 ext 206

Halloween Activity Days 2016

Halloween Activity Days 2016Supervised Halloween activity days with Fota Camp Staff including spooky arts & crafts, exploring woodlands in autumn and meeting the animals!!

 

 

Dates: Wednesday 2nd – Friday 4th of November,

 

Time: 11am – 4pm daily.

 

Cost: €68.00 per child  / 3 days or €25 per day.
10% discount is available for
Members or 3 or more children. 
Full payment is required on receipt of booking form.  Monies paid are non-refundable.
Arrival/ Collection: Participants are to be dropped to the Education Centre, Fota Wildlife Park at 11.00am each morning and are to be collected each evening at 4.00pm.

 

Please note, that in the interest of your child’s safety, you are requested to await your child’s arrival to, and departure from, the Education Centre each morning and evening.  A member of staff will take your child’s name before your child enters and leaves our care. 

 

Parents are requested to inform Camp staff of changes in travel arrangements in advance.  Please contact the Education Dept. on (021) 4812678 or 4812736 ext 206 / 201.


Camp requirements:

All participants are requested to bring the following items with them daily:
 A packed Lunch: (chewing gum, popcorn and lollipops are not allowed.)
 Raingear: Please ensure children have rain jackets and Wellington boots every day.