It's Your Story! Tell it! - Animal HelpersTogether as a team, scouts will examine a variety of connections between people and animals at the Zoo. Girl Scouts will also engage in a detailed animal observation, and consider how animals may help people in the future.This experience fulfills steps 1 and 5 of the Animal Helpers Badge.Cost $15 per scoutREGISTER
Nature play connects young children to the natural world and helps them develop a sense of wonder. Together we will explore signs of spring, including the plant and animal life in our own backyard.For three-year-olds with a complimentary caregiver. $11 per child for members; $17 per child for non-members Classes fill up fast. Pre-registration is recommended.REGISTER
Join us for a mini nature hike! Together we will use our observation skills to record our findings in our very own nature journals.For four and five-year-olds with a complimentary caregiver. $11 per child for members; $17 per child for non-members Classes fill up fast. Pre-registration is recommended.REGISTER
Attention all troop leaders! Looking for a great way for your Scouts to bond and learn together? Come and spend the night with us! During an overnight, your Scouts will enjoy a fun-filled nocturnal experience including an evening zoo excursion, an introduction to some of our most amazing animal ambassadors, engaging activities led by our fabulous staff, pizza, movies, and more. Our overnights help Scouts build character and confidence while learning about how to become stewards of the environment. Please…
Welcome to the Flower GardenLike “Clover”, scouts will learn to use resources wisely, and like “Rosie”, they will learn how to make the world a better place! Girl Scouts will explore the Zoo’s animals and learn how to conserve resources to protect both people and animals.This experience will help fulfill some of the requirements toward earning their Honey Bee, Amazing Daisy and Watering Can awards.Cost $15 per scoutREGISTER
Into the Wild Let us take you on a trek in nature to explore, observe, and learn about insects, amphibians and reptiles both at the zoo and in their natural range. During this workshop scouts will be able to complete 6 of the needed requirements for the “Into the Wild” elective including; honing naturalist observation skills, completing an in-depth animal study, experiencing a live animal demonstration and leaving with additional information of how to help “protect the balance of nature."This…
Fifth-grade students from World of Inquiry School #58 will present their research on wolves to help educate guests about this misunderstood species. Learn about wolf behavior, myths and facts, conservation efforts, and more at nine student-designed informational stations and from special programs:Students will also present a slide-show of their research at the Nature Connection Stage. The Wolf Habitat is sponsored by Progressive Implantology & Periodontics
Celebrate zoo keepers during a week dedicated to their hard work, expertise, and excellent care of the animals at the Zoo. Connect with animal care staff and learn about the conservation efforts they are working on, both at the Zoo and in the field. Discover everything that goes into a day in the life of a zoo keeper, including behavioral training, diet prep, veterinary care, habitat maintenance and design, horticulture, education, and conservation.