Behind the Scenes Tour for Ages 5 and Up – SOLD OUT

  • Nov 22
  • 9-10am
brush rhino behind the scenes

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

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

  • Jan 31
  • 9:00am-10:30am
education- dr zoo

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

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

  • Feb 21
  • 8:30am-11:00am
education-zoo keeper in training

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

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

  • Mar 14
  • Mar 21
  • 1:00PM-3:00PM
education

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