Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – In Shape

  • Feb 11
  • 9am-10am
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Circles, squares, and triangles are everywhere!  We’ll look at the animals in a whole new way as we practice identifying basic shapes in nature. 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 may attend at no charge.

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

  • Feb 13
  • 8:30-11:00am
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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

I Love Zoo!

  • Feb 14
  • 1:00 p.m.
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Join us on Sunday, February 14th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for “I Love Zoo!”, presented by Arizona Oncology. Keepers will provide animals with valentine-themed treats, and you’ll have the opportunity to make your own valentine for a furry, feathery, or scaly Zoo friend. All activities are free with regular admission. No registration is required. Thank You… read more

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

  • Feb 21
  • 9am-10:30am
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This 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 Member… read more

Rodeo Camp for Grades K-2 February 25 AND 26

  • Feb 25
  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Make the most of your Rodeo Break with a wild, 2-day adventure at the Zoo! Although we won’t ride or lasso Zoo animals, we WILL round up some fun while exploring the Zoo, going behind the scenes, and participating in a rodeo of crafts, games and activities. This camp session is appropriate for children in… read more

Rodeo Camp for Grades 3-5 February 25 AND 26

  • Feb 25
  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Make the most of your Rodeo Break with a wild, 2-day adventure at the Zoo! Although we won’t ride or lasso Zoo animals, we WILL round up some fun while exploring the Zoo, going behind the scenes, and participating in a rodeo of crafts, games and activities. This camp session is appropriate for children in… read more

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

  • Mar 5
  • 8:30am-11am
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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 – Opposites Attract

  • Mar 13
  • 9am-10am
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Big and small, loud and quiet animals have all kinds of differences that make them unique.  Come with us to explore how it takes all types of animals to make the world go round. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16… read more

Behind the Scenes Tour for Ages 5 and Up

  • Mar 19
  • 9-10am
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Journey behind the scenes at Reid Park Zoo and discover the rewards and challenges of caring for over 300 exotic animals every day.  You’ll visit the Zoo kitchen and an animal night house, and even get to meet an animal up close! This tour will give you a whole new perspective on what it takes to… read more

Photo Safari for ages 16+ – Jungle Expedition

  • Mar 20
  • Apr 17
  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Do you love photography and wildlife?  Join photographer Heather Bird at Reid Park Zoo for a morning of close encounters of the animal kind!  The program will begin with a 30 minute tutorial on how to get the best photos of the animals at the Zoo. Then we will journey out into the Zoo and… read more

Easter Egg Hunt 2016

  • Mar 25
  • Mar 26
  • Mar 27
  • 8am-9am
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Bring the whole family to the Zoo for an Easter Egg Hunt! Live animal encounters, crafts and even a visit from the Easter Bunny are included in this program. All participants, adults and children, must register for this program, but there is no charge for children under 2 who are not hunting for eggs. There… read more

Summer Camp Starts June 6

  • Jun 6
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Treat your kids to the greatest summer adventure in Tucson! Reid Park Zoo offers action-packed, M-F summer day camps for kids entering grades 1-5 in the fall of 2016. Games, crafts, scavenger hunts, and opportunities to meet Zoo Keepers–and even help out Behind-the-Scenes–make this camp unlike any other. Each camp group contains just 20 kids, so there’s… read more