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After Hours

After Hours Programs


Parents' Night Out

It can be a bear of a task to raise your cub and teach them too! The Zoo has experts ready to tame your wild child with a zoo-rific experience during our Parents' Night Out program. Swing your little monkey over to the Zoo, so you can spend the evening prowling the town. The program will include a themed lesson, craft, pizza, a nighttime Zoo tour, and a movie. 

  • $30/child member, $25/additional child member

  • $40/child non-member, $35/additional child non-member

  • Ages: 4-12 years old

  • Drop off is 6:00-6:15pm, and pick up is as late as 10:00pm.

  • Available dates are as follows. Enroll by clicking on the date you want, please note that the February 12th and 13th Parents Nights Out programs have been cancelled due to the extreme cold projected for those dates. The Parents Night Out program includes a night hike through the Zoo and freezing temperatures will make the experience less enjoyable for our participants. The event has been rescheduled for February 19th.


Family Camp Outs

Camping at the Zoo…It’s going to be in-tents-ly awesome! You’ll pitch your tent on Zoo grounds, go for an evening hike, snack on s’mores, then snooze under the stars during our Camp Out family program. Event includes an animal presentation and a light breakfast in the morning then Zoo admission for the whole day. Available dates below!

  • $40/person 

  • Ages: 4+ years

  • 6:30pm-8:00am

  • Families must provide their own tent and gear

African Safari Adventure: March 20th, 2021

Journey to the jungles and savannas of Africa for an unforgettable safari under the stars.   We’ll make a special enrichment for our African animal friends.  You might even be awakened by a roaring lion.

Bugs and Blooms: May 21st, 2021

Discover how bugs help plants grow, even at night! Explore the exciting world of pollination at the zoo as we look for insects with black lights and conduct a moth lighting experiment! 

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