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    A m p h i b i a n f o u n d a t i o n

    Courses, Classes and Educational Programs for All Ages
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Live & In-Person Junior Master Herpetologist

The Junior Master Herpetologist Program is offered as an 16 week in-person class, hosted at the Amphibian Foundation in Atlanta, GA USA. It is based on our acclaimed Master Herpetologist Program (for adults) and adapted for a younger audience. The Junior Master Herpetologist Program is perfect for young learners, aged 12-17 interested in amphibians and reptiles as well as those interested in exploring the field of herpetology.

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Critter Camp

We offer many biology and conservation programs for kids. Our first, is Critter Camp - a science-based summer and school-year camp with five locations — the Friends School of Atlanta, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Hemlock Farms (PA), and the Blue Heron Nature Preserve (Where the Amphibian Foundation is located). The fifth location is our online camp at Outschool! Campers explore concepts in biology, ecology and conservation using a safe, hands-on approach with reptiles and amphibians. Here are some of the highlights, but a lot more information, including registration details are available on the Critter Camp website (critter-camp.org)

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Critter Class

Critter Class is for students only, and has more structured learning than the earlier Critter Café events. Critter Class includes a lesson, followed by hands-on learning and animal handling with our amazing AF Educators. Critter Class can be enjoyed as a series, or if someone would simply like to drop in for a certain topic. A different group is discussed each time.

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Field Trips to AF

One of the most exciting programs we offer are school field trips to the Amphibian Foundation. Classes of any size are welcomed and we can provide a diverse selection of indoor and outdoor programming.

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Home School Programs

Program Details

Our Home School programs are dynamic, and can be developed to suit your group's individual needs. Please contact Crystal, our Director of Education to discuss your specific needs.
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Critter Club (After School Clubs)

The Amphibian Foundation Education Team is available to come to any school in the metro area and provide educational programs about amphibians and reptiles after school. The programs typically last for an hour.

These safe, hands-on programs are an excellent way to continue learning about these exciting groups of animals. If you are interest in having Critter Club at your school, reach out to us! There are still openings left.

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Atlanta Urban Ecologists (Ages 12 - 18)

The Atlanta Urban Ecologists program for youth in grades 8 through 12 will guide students in the discovery of the fascinating, rich ecology of Metropolitan Atlanta, providing opportunities for hands-on field experiences, conservation, and citizen science.

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Elementary School Programs

The Amphibian Foundation offers many biology and conservation programs for kids. The following programs are offered for classroom studies, projects and experiments. All amphibians are donated by The Amphibian Foundation and its partners to schools for their experiments.

**As the animals donated are born at the Amphibian Foundation, some of the projects are dependent on the availability of the baby frogs and salamanders**

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AF Online Learning Institute

The Amphibian Foundation Online Learning Institute is the world's premiere online resource for herpetological studies and certification.

100% Online | 8 & 16 Week Programs | Courses for ages 12-17 & 18+

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