Who said you can’t learn and have fun at the same time? Come spend your school breaks with the zoo! Programs available for February, April, and summer break for ages 5 – 12. Each week focuses on a different theme through hands-on activities, crafts, games, tours of the zoo, and animal encounters.

 Winter ZooCrew
Spring ZooCrew
Summer ZooCrew

Winter ZooCrew

The Four Seasons
Winter, spring, summer, or fall – all you have to do is adapt! Join us as we explore the four seasons and how some animals adapt to the different seasons.

  • Cost: $40/day for Zoo Member; $45/day for Non-member
  • Ages: 6-10 year olds; 20 kid max / 10 kid minimum
  • Dates: February 17, 18, 19, 20 (daily registration)
  • Time: 9am – 4pm

Registration deadline: February 1, 2015


 Spring ZooCrew

The Most Extreme: Animal Parents
What do you think it takes to be the best mom or dad in the animal world? Join us as we count down some of the most extreme animal moms and dads.

  • Cost: $200/ Zoo Member; $225/Non-member
  • Ages: 6-10 year-olds (20 kid max /10 kid minimum)
  • Dates: April 20 – 24 (week registration)
  • Time: 9am – 4pm
  • Registration deadline: 4/1/15



Summer ZooCrew

Cost: $200/Zoo Member; $225/Non-member
Registration deadline: 1 week before the start of each week
Time: 9am – 4pm


5 & 6 year olds

Once Upon a Story
Have you ever wondered about your favorite story book character’s real life counterparts? Join us as we read some famous stories and learn about the real animal stars!

Which Came First?
Which did come first, the chicken or the egg? Join us as we explore animal life cycles.

Wk of 7/13 – Once Upon a Story
Wk of 7/20 – Which Came First?
Wk of 7/27 – Once Upon a Story
Wk of 8/3 – Which Came First?

 7 & 8 year olds

Animal Kingdom
How is a frog different from a bird? Explore the animal world to discover “the inside secrets” of how anatomy holds the key to kinship in the animal kingdom.

Survivor: Land
Do you think you have what it takes to survive? Explore and discover the amazing adaptations that animals have to help them survive in different terrestrial habitats.

Diversity: It Takes All Kinds
What would the world be like if we were all the same? Come explore how it takes all kinds to make a habitat a home.

Wk of 7/6 – Animal Kingdom
Wk of 7/13 – Survivor: Land
Wk of 7/20 – Diversity: It Takes All Kinds
Wk of 7/27 – Animal Kingdom
Wk of 8/3 – Survivor: Land
Wk of 8/10 – Diversity: It Takes All Kinds

9 & 10 year olds

You Belong in a Zoo
 Have you ever wondered how a zookeeper starts their day? Or how an exhibit designer makes an animal exhibit?  Join us for a week of hands-on career exploration.

Gross! Yuck! Cool! Come discover the weird and sometimes gross adaptations that animals have to help them survive.

What’s for Lunch?
Have you ever wondered what animals eat for lunch? Come discover why some animals eat berries while others eat carrion.

Wk of 7/6 – You Belong in a Zoo
Wk of 7/13 – Grossology
Wk of 7/20 – What’s for Lunch?
Wk of 7/27 – You Belong in a Zoo
Wk of 8/3 – Grossology
Wk of 8/10 – What’s for Lunch?

 11 & 12 year olds

Animal Innovators
Did you know that Velcro was inspired by nature? Explore the ways animals have inspired some of our innovations and see how they can inspire your creativity.

Wk of 7/6 – Animal Innovators
Wk of 8/10 – Animal Innovators

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