Family Programs

Program questions? Email Peggy Coutcher.

Kids Night Out
Parents, enjoy a night off while we watch the kids! Take the night off while the kids spend the evening at the Zoo enjoying games, crafts, and a chance to meet live zoo animals! Parents will drop off at 6:00 pm and pick your kids up at 9:00 pm.  Pizza will be provided.

Ages 5-12
Members: $25
Non-members: $30

Friday, March 23 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, April 6 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, May 25 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Programs for 6 months to 3 years

Stroller Safari
Moms, dads or any adult with a child in a stroller can explore the Zoo with an educator and both adult and child will learn something new. Wear comfortable shoes; this class visits a different exhibit each time.

Members: $20
Non-members: $24

Spring 2018 – Movement
Tuesdays, April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 – 9:30 – 10:15 am
Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26, May, 3, 10, 17 – 9:30 – 10:15 am
Saturdays, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 – 9:30 – 10:15 am

Summer 2018 – Animal Families
Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14 – 9:30 – 10:15 am
Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16– 9:30 – 10:15 am
Saturdays, July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18 – 9:30 – 10:15 am

 

Programs for 3 to 4 years

Animal Tales
Enjoy charming animal stories, plus songs, games, crafts or Zoo animal visits. Each child must be accompanied by one adult only. All Animal Tales programs include a three-part series and registration for the program can only be offered for the entire series.

Members: $20
Non-members: $24

January – Polar Opposites
It is a world of extremes! From the North Pole to the South Pole and everything in between, this planet is full of many different habitats. From rain every day to rain a few times a year, from the tallest mountains to the lowest valleys, animals find a way to survive.
Tuesdays, January 9, 16, and 23 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tuesdays, January 9, 16, and 23 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am

February – Animal Teams
Go Team! From packs to pods, many animals work in groups to help them survive. Learn all about these cooperative creatures in this exciting class about animal teamwork!
Tuesdays, February 6, 13, and 20 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tuesdays, February 6, 13, and 20 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesdays, February 7, 14, and 21 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am

March – Down on the Farm
Come on down to the zoo and explore goats, chickens, and many other barn yard animals in this fun class about farm animals!
Tuesdays, March 6, 13, and 20 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tuesdays, March 6, 13, and 20 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesdays, March 7, 14, and 21 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am

April – Underwater Adventures
Dive in and discover the world beneath the waves! Investigate some of the zoos own aquatic animals in this underwater exploration!
Tuesdays, April 10, 17, and 24 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tuesdays, April 10, 17, and 24 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesdays, April 11, 18, and 25 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am

May – Animal Babies
Kittens, cubs, and calves! Learn all about the baby animals at the zoo and how their families take care of them!
Tuesdays, May 8, 15, and 22 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tuesdays, May 8, 15, and 22 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesdays, May 9, 16, and 23 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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