Fun for the Whole Family (ages 4+) 

Family Fun (ages 4+ with an adult)  


These fun family classes are filled with exciting activities, interactive discussions, and live animal encounters for adults and children to enjoy together. Class fee is for one child and one adult. Please respect age restrictions and do not bring younger siblings to class.

Saturday from 10:00am-12:00pm
$26.00 non-members / $23.40 members

Gifts for the Animals * December 16
Join us this holiday season to make gifts for the animals! You and your family will learn about the importance of enrichment in zoos and create a holiday-themed enrichment item to give to one of our zoo animals. If you took this class last year, it will be similar, but we will meet and see different animals. 

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Flashlight Safari (ages 4+ with an adult)  

Have you ever wondered what happens at the zoo after dark? Grab your flashlight and join us on an adventure through the zoo to learn about the nocturnal habits of the animals, and even meet live nocturnal animals up close! Class fee is for two participants; all children must be accompanied by paying adult(s).  Additional children require additional registrations. 

Fridays from 7:30-9:00pm
$26.00 non-members / $23.40 members

Nocturnal Senses * October 13, 20, or 27
Are your senses of sight, smell, hearing and touch good enough to help you get around in the dark? Come visit our nocturnal animals after hours and learn about their extreme senses. 

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Howl-o-ween Family Sleepover (ages 5+ with an adult)  

Be our overnight guest for a howling good time and enjoy the thrill of the zoo after dark. During your adventure, learn the truth about “scary” animals through Halloween-themed activities, games, live animal encounters, and night tours. Your adventure includes Trick-or-Treat stations, a late-night snack, and hot breakfast the next morning that includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, and more! Bring your own tent to tent camp in the Crooked House Meadow, or sleep indoors inside the Learning LODGE classroom. Class fee is for each individual participant. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Please contact the Zoo Education Department if you have any questions regarding registration for this event.

Saturday-Sunday October 28-29 from 6:00pm-10:00am  
$63 non-members / $56.70 members

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