Children and Family Experiences

We offer fun experiences for your child or the whole family! Click on the images for more information and available sessions.

All programs include:

  • General admission to the park
  • Special opportunities with animals
  • Hands-on activities for the whole family
  • Unique experiences beyond the regular visit
  • A Conservation Educator to act as your knowledgeable guide

Fall & Winter programs go on sale mid-July and Spring programs go on sale on Cyber Monday. Check back often for new experiences and dates or sign up for our newsletter for monthly updates and special offers!

Nature Play Club

Join us for FREE monthly sessions at the Zoo and in nearby parks, connecting families back to nature through unstructured, free-play exploration.


0 - 8 years (with caregiver)
Sundays Oct 20, 2019 - Apr 23, 2020 2:00pm

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Pajama Story Time

Your family can join us at the Zoo after-hours during these fun and educational evenings. We'll spend time in the Zoo, meet animal guests and enjoy some tasty snacks.

$25 / $20 WCS Members

4 years+ (with caregiver)
Celebrating the Earth: Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:30pm

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School Break Camp

Your camper can join us for educational fun with our school break camp! Each day is a different focus, but all camps include time in the Zoo, up-close animal experiences, hands-on activities, and a snack!

Prices Vary

K - 3rd Grade
Mon-Fri Apr 13-17, 2020 9:00am

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Toddler Time Series

You and your little one will explore something new each week and get to know the amazing animals that live there! Toddlers will use all their senses, craft, play, and meet animals in this fun series!

$185 / $148 WCS Members

2 - 3 years (with caregiver)
Wed Mar 18-May 6, 2020 9:30am (Springtime at the Zoo)

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Wildlife Careers Series

Your zookeeper in training can get a chance to shadow a keeper in the Domestic Area as we learn about what it takes to be a keeper. Proof of a negative TB test is required for animal contact.

$150 / $120 WCS Members

10 - 12 years
Sundays Mar 1 - 22, 2020 9:00am

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Stroller Safari Series

You and your little one will have a chance to bond while singing songs, meeting live animals, sensory play and craft time! Bring the stroller along for this exciting adventure!

$185 / $148 WCS Members

0 - 5 years (with caregiver)
Sat Mar 7-Apr 18, 2020 10:30am
Sat May 9-Jun 13, 2020 10:30am

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Family Overnight Safari

Join us after hours for games, animal guests, and a night hike through the zoo! This adventure is sure to create memories your family will treasure.

$140 / $112 WCS Members

5 years+ (with caregiver)
Sat June 13, 2020 5:00pm

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