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Summer Public Programs


ANIMAL ADVENTURES

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.


PUPPET SHOW/STORYTIME & CRAFTS

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.


MEMBER ONLY FAMILY PROGRAMS

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.

Click here for more information and to see dates for Member Only Family Programs.


WEEKENDS ARE WILD – ZOO WALKS FOR ADULTS

Select Saturdays from 8:30am – 10:00am

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.


**Unless otherwise noted – check chalkboard at Creature Encounters for any location changes on day of program.

For more information about other education programs, please contact the Zoo’s education department at 443.552.5300 or email public.programs@marylandzoo.org