Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year-olds – Happy Feet

  • Dec 1
  • 9am-10am
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Paws, claws, and hooves—animals have many different types of feet to help them move around.  We’ll check out some of our favorite Zoo feet, and even meet an animal with NO feet.  Walk on into the Zoo with your own feet and see how you compare. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An… read more

Brunch with Santa

  • Dec 20
  • Dec 21
  • 10am-11am
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Warm up with a special hot holiday brunch for the whole family!  While adults enjoy a more leisurely meal, kids can work on some creative holiday decorations to take home.  This event will also feature a live animal encounter, and a very special visit from Santa Claus himself.  Each child will receive individual attention from… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – Warming Up

  • Jan 17
  • 9am-10am
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We put on a coat when it’s cold out—what do the animals do?  Let’s take a look at animals with built in coats, and discover some other ways animals stay warm. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16 for non-member children;… read more

Young Explorers Program for 6-12 year olds – Dr. Zoo

  • Jan 31
  • 9:00am-10:30am
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This age-appropriate, hands-on workshop explores the methods Zoo vets use to take care of exotic animals, and even gives participants the opportunity to do their very own Zoo vet lab experiments.  This program is appropriate for ages 6-12 years. Parents, please plan on dropping your child off for this program. Prices are $15 for Zoo… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – 1, 2, 3 in the Zoo

  • Feb 4
  • 9am-10am
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Practice your counting at the zoo! How many rhino can you find? How about monkeys? Zookeepers have to count every animal in the zoo every day. Let’s help them out! This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16 for non-member children; chaperones… read more

Young Explorers Program for 6-12 year olds – Zoo Keeper in Training

  • Feb 21
  • 8:30am-11:00am
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So you want to be a Zoo Keeper? Find out if you’ve got what it takes! Try your hand at a Zoo Keeper’s unique chores in one busy morning as we prepare animal meals and treats, diagnose an animal malady, and even clean a night house. Leave your best clothes at home and come prepared… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – Walk Like the Animals

  • Mar 7
  • 9am-10am
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Slither, stomp, and prance around the zoo while we explore the different ways animals move. Who has feet? Who has fins? Are they fast or slow? Get ready for some exercise while we find out what it feels like to walk like the animals. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is… read more

Shutterbugs Program for 6-12 year olds – March 14 AND March 21

  • Mar 14
  • Mar 21
  • 1:00PM-3:00PM
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Photograph your WILD adventures in the Zoo one week, and create a unique scrapbook to keep with your very own photos the next. All supplies – and adventures – will be provided, including digital cameras, film developing, journals, stickers and other scrap-booking supplies.  This is a TWO-PART program that is appropriate for ages 6-12 years. … read more