Tuesdays – Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm, June 1st – October 3rd
Join us for special summer Animal Adventures at the Zoo! These drop-in educational programs are FREE with paid admission and open to all ages. Through games, puppet shows, activities, and crafts, participants will learn about the husbandry, behavior, adaptations, and ecology of different animals. Activities take 15-20 minutes to complete. Locations vary so look on the Creature Encounter chalkboard and listen for shuttle announcements for locations and show times on day of visit. Click here for descriptions of the weekly Animal Adventure Themes.
Tuesdays – Sunday; June 1st- October 3rd
Throughout the Summer, our youngest Zoo guests can experience fun and educational theatrical presentations performed by Zoo staff and volunteers. Participants can make a craft after the show. Times and locations vary so look on the Creature Encounters chalkboard and listen to shuttle announcements for locations.
Select days throughout the Summer. Program is free for participating zoo members!
Exclusive educational opportunities for Zoo members! Programs start with a special tour by a Zoo Educator and explore the wildlife and wild places along Zoo pathways. Participants then join in activities at one of our sheltered education areas. These are family programs and focus on all ages.
Take an informative morning stroll through the unique natural areas within the Maryland Zoo. Click here for more information about the Weekends Are Wild walks.
Friday, August 15 to Saturday, August 16, 2014
Come to the Zoo to hang out with other zoo-loving families under the stars! You and your children can spend the night in tents and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Zoo by night. Click here for more information about Where the Wild Things Snore.