Happy Hollow takes great pride and fun in educating adults and children! Through hands-on, interactive education experiences, the Education Department strives to inspire an appreciation of and concern for animals in people of all ages. 


Classes & Camps at Happy Hollow

Come for a class and stay and play all day! Admission and parking is free for class participants on the day of their class.

For Winter & Spring 2015 class information, click here!
For Summer Camp 2015 information, click here!


School Programs & Assemblies

Let your group go wild with one of Happy Hollow’s fantastic group programs!

Topics Include: Animals of All Shapes & Sizes, Growing Up Wild, NEW Mini Beasts, Animals of the Night, Animal Groups, NEW Animal Defenses, NEW Ecosystems, Food Chains, and Go Wild!

Learn more about Group Classes and Assemblies.


Girl Scout Programs

Calling all troops! Our zoo teachers and live animal ambassadors can help you earn your NEW Girl Sout badges along your journey. Happy Hollow now has programs and sleepovers available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors!

Learn more about our Girl Scout Programs.


Sleepovers at Happy Hollow!

Join our zoo teachers and keepers for a night at the zoo you’ll never forget! Meet live animals up close, learn about nocturnal senses, and enjoy the thrill of exploring the zoo after dark. You’ll sleep in our zoo classroom and wake up to a special behind-the-scenes tour!

Learn more about Zoo Snoozes.


Meet Our Program Animals! 


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