March 3, 2008
Discovery Kids’ Hit Series Adventure Camp Returns for Season Two
NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Kids takes the concept of summer camp to a whole new level with season two of ADVENTURE CAMP, the action-packed series that follows eight kids-four American and four British-as they embark on the experience of a lifetime. Season two premieres Saturday, March 8 at 9 PM ET/PT, following the finale of ENDURANCE: FIJI. Subsequent airings will run on the following schedule:
-- On Saturday, March 15 at 8 PM ET/PT, viewers will be treated to a double dose of ADVENTURE CAMP with the repeat of episode one followed by the premiere of episode two at 8:30 PM ET/PT. -- On Saturday, March 22, episode 3 will premiere at 8 PM ET/PT. The remaining 13 episodes will also premiere in this timeslot.
ADVENTURE CAMP chronicles the journey of these eight kids as they converge upon Florida to get up-close and personal with the wild and wonderful creatures of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and SeaWorld Orlando. Each half-hour episode captures the excitement of being away at camp and experiencing wildlife firsthand, following the campers as they gain access behind-the- scenes at Busch Gardens and SeaWorld, and voyage into the wild, observing animals in their natural habitats in daring activities like scuba diving with sharks. In addition to learning about wildlife, the campers also gain insight into each other's British and American cultures. From spiders and stingrays to gorillas and elephants, these campers have their wildlife-savvy challenged at every turn as they learn what it takes to get along with a variety of animals-and each other.Online, ADVENTURE CAMP's designated fansite at http://www.discoverykids.com/ offers visitors in-depth information on the series and the campers. In addition, visitors will have access to a variety of multimedia features including super puzzles, exclusive video clips and a behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
ADVENTURE CAMP is co-produced for Discovery Kids by Spectrum Productions and CBBC. For Discovery Kids, Melinda Toporoff is executive producer. For Spectrum Productions, Guy Nickerson and Jim Rapsas are executive producers. For CBBC, Annette Williams is executive producer.
About the Discovery Kids Channel:
The Discovery Kids Channel lets kids of all ages (from preschoolers to tweens and teens) explore their world from their point of view. This 24-hour digital cable channel, reaching more than 58 million households throughout the U.S., provides entertaining, engaging, and high-quality real-world programming that kids enjoy and parents trust. Every day, kids can learn about science, adventure, exploration and natural history through documentaries, reality shows, scripted dramas and animated stories. With multiple Emmys as well as awards for quality children's television, Discovery Kids is committed to satisfying kids' natural curiosity about ... well ... everything.
About the Worlds of Discovery Parks:
The Worlds of Discovery parks include SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio; Busch Gardens Africa and Adventure Island in Tampa Bay and Busch Gardens Europe and Water Country USA in Williamsburg, Va.; Discovery Cove in Orlando; and Sesame Place near Philadelphia. Aquatica, SeaWorld's waterpark, opens April 2008 in Orlando. In addition, the non-profit SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, a private charitable foundation, supports wildlife and habitat conservation, research, education and animal rescue programs worldwide. In its five-year history, the Fund has committed more than $3.5 million in support of hundreds of organizations in more than 50 countries.
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