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2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621 United States
(585) 336-7200

Upcoming Events

November 2018

Bald eagle
At the Zoo - November 10 @ 10:00 am - November 18 @ 3:00 pm

Veterans Week

Nov. 10-18: All active & veteran military with valid ID receive free Zoo admission for themselves & one youth.


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Girl Scouts at Bunk with Beasts
At the Zoo - November 16 @ 5:15 pm - November 17 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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Project Wild Logo
At the Zoo - November 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

DEC Educator Workshop: Project WILD (K – 12th grades)

On Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. educators are invited to join DEC Staff for a Project WILD (Wildlife in Learning Design) workshop at Seneca Park Zoo.


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At the Zoo - November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Daisies: 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals!

Daisy scouts will learn about how animals are unique. Scouts will explore the Zoo and discuss what each animal needs to survive, find out how our zoo keepers communicate with animals under their care, and learn about the ways in which animals communicate with each other.

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Cadettes: Animal Helpers

As they explore the Zoo, scouts will discuss the various connections between animals and humans. They will learn about how people’s feelings about certain animal species have changed over time.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - November 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - November 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Boy Scouts
At the Zoo - November 30 @ 5:15 pm - December 1 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Boy Scouts [Sold Out]

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop, pack, or den and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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December 2018

$60 – $70
At the Zoo - December 1 @ 6:15 pm - December 2 @ 9:00 am

Family Sleepover at the Zoo

Have you ever wondered what the Zoo is like at night? Join us at our next Family Sleepover to find out! You'll be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear.


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - December 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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$30 – $35
ZooBrrrew guests
At the Zoo - December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

ZooBrrrew

December 7 - Meet us at ZooBrrrew for live music, delicious food, animal experiences, a variety of beer and wine, and more!


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Santa with sea lion
At the Zoo - December 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breakfast with Santa

December 8, 9, 15 or 16 - Delight in the magic of the holidays at Breakfast with Santa. Ride in a golf cart to the Rocky Coasts Gallery for a visit with jolly old St. Nick over a hot, buffet breakfast and then enjoy activities in Santa's workshop afterwards.


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$30 – $35
ZooBrrrew guests
At the Zoo - December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

ZooBrrrew

December 8 - Meet us at ZooBrrrew for live music, delicious food, animal experiences, a variety of beer and wine, and more!


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Santa with sea lion
At the Zoo - December 9 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breakfast with Santa

December 8, 9, 15 or 16 - Delight in the magic of the holidays at Breakfast with Santa. Ride in a golf cart to the Rocky Coasts Gallery for a visit with jolly old St. Nick over a hot, buffet breakfast and then enjoy activities in Santa's workshop afterwards.


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At the Zoo - December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Wolves: Paws on the Path

Join us on a Paws on the Path adventure! We will hike around Seneca Park Zoo and identify the animals that call it home, including many local species.

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - December 9 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Webelos: 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.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - December 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Santa with sea lion
At the Zoo - December 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breakfast with Santa

December 8, 9, 15 or 16 - Delight in the magic of the holidays at Breakfast with Santa. Ride in a golf cart to the Rocky Coasts Gallery for a visit with jolly old St. Nick over a hot, buffet breakfast and then enjoy activities in Santa's workshop afterwards.


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Santa with sea lion
At the Zoo - December 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Breakfast with Santa

December 8, 9, 15 or 16 - Delight in the magic of the holidays at Breakfast with Santa. Ride in a golf cart to the Rocky Coasts Gallery for a visit with jolly old St. Nick over a hot, buffet breakfast and then enjoy activities in Santa's workshop afterwards.


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Girl Scouts Brownies
At the Zoo - December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Brownies: Household Elf

Join us at Seneca Park Zoo as we learn about how to save energy and water, and make the Earth a nicer place for animals and people alike!

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - December 16 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Seniors: A Voice for Animals

Learn to be a voice for animals at the Zoo! Scouts will tour the Zoo discussing the threats animals face in their natural ranges, as well as what we are doing to help.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - December 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - December 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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$40 – $50
campers at the polar bear habitat
At the Zoo - December 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Day Off ZooCamp

Friday, December 28 - Day Off ZooCamp during the holiday break


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January 2019

Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - January 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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At the Zoo - January 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Daisies: Between Earth & Sky

Visit Seneca Park Zoo as we explore the Zoo and the natural world around us! During this adventure, we will look for the many shapes, colors, and textures of nature, as we discover how unique animals and plants can be.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Girl Scouts Brownies
At the Zoo - January 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Brownies: Bugs

Brownie scouts will learn all about bugs! Scouts will meet some bugs up close, as well as explore the Zoo looking for animals that depend on bugs.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - January 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Girl Scouts Brownies
At the Zoo - January 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Brownies: Wonders of Water

Water is everywhere and animals at the Zoo depend on it. Scouts will explore the Zoo talking about all the ways that animals need water, as well as how people need water, and why it is important to conserve it.

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - January 13, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Seniors: A Voice for Animals

Learn to be a voice for animals at the Zoo! Scouts will tour the Zoo discussing the threats animals face in their natural ranges, as well as what we are doing to help.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - January 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Girl Scouts posing outside in the winter
At the Zoo - January 18, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - January 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - January 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Boy Scouts
At the Zoo - January 25, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: BSA

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop, pack, or den and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - January 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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February 2019

At the Zoo - February 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Daisies: 3 Cheers for Animals

Scouts will explore the Zoo and discuss what each animal needs to survive, find out how our zoo keepers communicate with animals under their care, and learn about the ways in which animals communicate with each other.

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - February 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Juniors: Animal Habitats

Scouts will explore the Zoo learning about different animal habitats, what each animal needs to help them survive, and if anything is threatening their populations.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - February 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Girl Scouts posing outside in the winter
At the Zoo - February 8, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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At the Zoo - February 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Tigers: Tigers in the Wild

Join us on a Tigers in the Wild adventure! While exploring the Zoo, we will observe animals and learn how living by the Cub Scout Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Principles for Kids can help wildlife and their habitats.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - February 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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$60 – $70
At the Zoo - February 16, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - February 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Family Sleepover at the Zoo

Have you ever wondered what the Zoo is like at night? Join us at our next Family Sleepover to find out! You'll be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear.


Read More
Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - February 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - February 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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March 2019

Boy Scouts
At the Zoo - March 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - March 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: BSA

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop, pack, or den and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - March 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


Read More
Girl Scouts posing outside in the winter
At the Zoo - March 8, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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At the Zoo - March 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Daisies: Welcome to the Garden

Coming to the Zoo is a great way to learn about the resources animals need and how to use them wisely. Scouts will explore the Zoo, meet some ambassador animals, plant a mini-garden, and learn about what plants and animals need to live.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Girl Scouts Brownies
At the Zoo - March 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Brownies: Household Elf

Join us at Seneca Park Zoo as we learn about how to save energy and water, and make the Earth a nicer place for animals and people alike!

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More
Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - March 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


Read More
At the Zoo - March 16, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Tigers: Tigers in the Wild

Join us on a Tigers in the Wild adventure! While exploring the Zoo, we will observe animals and learn how living by the Cub Scout Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Principles for Kids can help wildlife and their habitats.

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More
Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - March 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Girl Scouts at Bunk with Beasts
At the Zoo - March 23, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - March 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Youth

Our popular group overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your youth group and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. We will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!

Please note: This overnight is designed for children ages 5 through 12 years old.


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Book & Beast attendees
At the Zoo - March 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Book & Beast

Join us for Book & Beast, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. October through March. This program is free with Zoo admission.


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Girl Scouts posing outside in the winter
At the Zoo - March 30, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - March 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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April 2019

$60 – $70
At the Zoo - April 6, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - April 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Family Sleepover at the Zoo

Have you ever wondered what the Zoo is like at night? Join us at our next Family Sleepover to find out! You'll be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear.


Read More
Boy Scouts
At the Zoo - April 12, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: BSA

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop, pack, or den and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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At the Zoo - April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Tigers: My Tiger Jungle

Come to the Zoo for your My Tiger Jungle adventure! Scouts will tour the Zoo talking about different animals from both nearby and far away.

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - April 13, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Webelos: 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.

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More
Girl Scouts at Bunk with Beasts
At the Zoo - April 26, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


Read More
At the Zoo - April 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Daisies: Welcome to the Garden

Coming to the Zoo is a great way to learn about the resources animals need and how to use them wisely. Scouts will explore the Zoo, meet some ambassador animals, plant a mini-garden, and learn about what plants and animals need to live.

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More
Girl Scouts Brownies
At the Zoo - April 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Brownies: Wonders of Water

Water is everywhere and animals at the Zoo depend on it. Scouts will explore the Zoo talking about all the ways that animals need water, as well as how people need water, and why it is important to conserve it.

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More

May 2019

At the Zoo - May 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Wolves: Paws on the Path

Join us on a Paws on the Path adventure! We will hike around Seneca Park Zoo and identify the animals that call it home, including many local species.

Cost: $15 per scout


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At the Zoo - May 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Cub Scout Adventure – Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

During this adventure, scouts will investigate some animals that are endangered and learn what Seneca Park Zoo is doing to help save them.

Cost: $15 per scout


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Boy Scouts
At the Zoo - May 10, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: BSA

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop, pack, or den and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


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Girl Scouts at Bunk with Beasts
At the Zoo - May 18, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - May 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Bunk with Beasts: Girl Scouts

Our popular scout overnights, Bunk with Beasts, are back! Grab your troop and meet us at Seneca Park Zoo where we will be sleeping next to the California sea lions and polar bear. Scouts will have pizza, tour the Zoo, work on a project, and meet some animals up close. Register today!


Read More
Girl Scouts Brownies
At the Zoo - May 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Girl Scouts – Brownies: Bugs

Brownie scouts will learn all about bugs! Scouts will meet some bugs up close, as well as explore the Zoo looking for animals that depend on bugs.

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More
At the Zoo - May 26, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts – Cadettes: Animal Helpers

As they explore the Zoo, scouts will discuss the various connections between animals and humans. They will learn about how people’s feelings about certain animal species have changed over time.

Cost: $15 per scout


Read More
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