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The New Stop! Think! Eco-Check initiative for young minds
Incorporated this season, look for key ‘Stop and think’ moments during the programs to
Tiny Tots Summer Camp
ATTENTION kids ages 3-5! Grab a parent or caregiver and join us for a summer camp designed just for you! Tiny Tot camps are filled with age-appropriate stories, songs, crafts, games, and of course, animal close-ups. Rest assured that by the end of the week even the grown-ups will have learned something about the animal kingdom!
Click here for registration information!
A $275 (members) or $300 (nonmembers) deposit will secure your spot for the fall! Call 734-7184 ext 1501 for details.
Tiny Tot Family Campouts
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Ages 3-5 years:
Please note: All early childhood programs are developed for the age range stated. Siblings under 12 months in strollers may attend at no charge but should be registered. Siblings over 12 months and extra adults need to be paid participants, as the number of participants in each program is limited. These stipulations assure proper preparation for the programs, safety of the guests and an appropriate group size for the teacher.
Wild Beginnings and Zoo Explorers
To register, click "Tiny Tot classes" in the registration pages.
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Cost per person: $7/members; $17/nonmembers
Special age-appropriate, one-day classes designed for child and caregiver to experience animals at
the Zoo through stories, crafts and animal presentations.
Sept. 14 Destination Caribbean Islands: Flapping Flamingos
Sept. 16 Destination Africa: Nile Croc Rock
Sept. 25 Destination Congo: Awesome Okapi
Oct. 11 Destination World: Mammals with Wings
Oct. 14 Destination Texas: Batty for Bats!
Oct. 25 Destination World: Owl Whoo?
Nov. 6 Destination Indonesia: Komodo Kingdom!
Nov.11 Destination Africa: Hyenas Ha Ha!
Nov. 20 Destination Asia: Tapir Tango!
Dec. 4 Destination South America: Jaguar Jingle
Dec. 6 Destination World: Everything Red!
Dec. 18 Destination World: Merry Hisssmassss!
Dec. 20 Destination Antarctic: Polar Penguin Waddle!
Jan. 15 Destination Asia: Mighty Elephants
Jan. 20 Destination World: Animals Black and White
Jan. 29 Destination World: Piggy Back!
Feb. 14 Destination Amazonia: Anaconda La Bamba
Feb. 17 Destination World: Insect World!
Feb. 28 Destination India: Tiger Territory!
Ages 2-5 years
Cost per person: $10/members; $17/nonmembers
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Bring a group of 10-12 kids for an exciting one-hour tiny tot class at the Zoo for a playdate or to celebrate a birthday or even a daycare group outing.
(At least 3 adults should participate in program)
*Please call 210-724-7184 x. 1513 three weeks prior to requested date to schedule.
Ages 2-3 years
10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Cost per person: $7/members; $15/nonmembers
Sept. 18, Oct. 28, Nov. 18, Dec. 11, Feb. 10
Bring your energetic and inquisitive young explorers (ages 2-3 years) to the Zoo for fun nature play-time
digging, collecting, questioning, climbing, squawking, pretend playing and looking for nature critters. This
session includes a visit from a fun animal ambassador.
Families with children ages 2-5 years
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 14, Oct. 4, Nov. 29, Feb. 21
Cost per person: $10/members; $15/nonmembers
Experience the Zoo (after hours) as nocturnal animals stir and wake up for the night. An educator leads the tour while also introducing your group to an animal ambassador.
General InfoPlan Your Visit
Group & School Rates
Stroller & Wheelchair Rentals
Zoo Mission & History
Animals & ExhibitsAnimals
Cranes of the World
Hixon Bird House
The Nature Spot
Zoo Mourns Loss of Asian Elephant
Zoobilation Ball - Where the Wild Things Are
Zoo Run Relay
Kids' Zoo Run
Host A PartyPlan your event
Adults & Families
Teachers & Schools
Behind the Scenes Adventures