Calendar ~ Events
Texas Nature Traders — Daily
This formalized program encourages kids (age 3 and older) to explore the outdoors and bring to the building fossils, rocks, bones, plants and other artifacts in exchange for points. Traders can redeem points (or save them for future use) for items in the Nature Trader inventory. Texas Nature Traders operates seven days a week, opening at 11 a.m. and closing one hour before the Zoo closes. Click here for more details.
Winter Zoo Day Camps — Dec. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30
Children in grades one through six will enjoy games, crafts and learning activities as they explore wildlife inside the Zoo and in the classroom during their winter break from school. Camp registration opens Nov. 16. Click here for more information.
Winter Zoo Careers Camp — Dec. 20 to 22
Zoo Careers Camp is sold out! In this three-day overnight camp, students in grades nine to 12 will learn about what it takes to work at the Zoo. Students will learn about animal care, husbandry, participate in hands-on activities with the Zoo’s animal staff and much more. Camp registration opens Nov. 16; get more information here.
Zoo Year’s Eve Overnight — Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
Keep your New Year’s Eve plans and leave the kids to us! Send your children ages 6 to 11 to spend the night at the Zoo for a kid-friendly Zoo Year’s Eve celebration. To register your child, click here.
Winter Vet Camp — Jan. 16 to 18, 2016
Vet Camp is sold out! Vet Camp is a three-day, overnight camp program for students in ninth through 12th grades interested in the field of veterinary medicine. During this camp, students will work with the Zoo’s veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other educators, and will experience laboratory activities, demonstrations, animal presentations and other hands-on activities. Camp registration opens Nov. 16; get more information here.