FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hewitt/Waco, TX – Beginning Friday, April 10, The Greater Hewitt Chamber and Cameron Park Zoo are
partnering up to offer virtual field trips through Facebook Live.
The purpose of this partnership is to engage children with the natural world in a fun way to improve
knowledge of conservation through education with weekly live videos. For all virtual field trip details
visit Facebook.com/greaterhewittchamber and HewittChamber.com. You can also visit Cameron Park
Zoo’s website at http://www.cameronparkzoo.com/specialevents/upcoming-events/
To watch Virtual Field Trips Live: Facebook.com/cameronparkzoo
Apr 10 at 9:30 a.m. – Let’s talk Tiger. Discover what it takes to be a carnivore zookeeper. Join Katrinna as
she takes you to meet our Sumatran Tigers Maharani, Kucing, and Bimo.
Apr 17 @ 11 a.m. – Join Emily as she obtains weights on our elephant and Rhinos. Learn why getting
routine weights on our animals helps us monitor their health.
Apr 24 @ 2 p.m. – Lunchtime with the Otters, Mt Lion and Bears – oh my! Zookeeper, Margaret will tell
you about the special diets she serves up for these animals.
May 1 – 9:30 a.m. – Rays of sunshine on these gray days-Join Brittanie and Alexia as they go for a swim with our stingrays. Listen and learn about how they care for our rays here at the zoo. During your salty adventure learn some fun stingray facts and get a sneak peek at the newest members to our ray family here at the zoo.
For more information contact:
Kacie Birkes, Communications Coordinator
Kacie@Hewittchamber.com | (254) 666-1200
Cameron Park Zoo
Manda Butler, General Curator
MandaB@Wacotx.gov | (254) 366-7662