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.


Fishing Seminar for Kids — June 4, 2016

Cast into summer at the Fort Worth Zoo! Learn the basics of fishing and some secrets from an expert fisherman. Click here for details.


Member Mondays — June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2016

The Zoo opens one hour early, at 9 a.m., every Monday in June – just for Zoo members and their guests. It’s one of way of saying thank you for being a Zoo member. Get more information.


Summer Zoo Camp — June 6 through Aug. 19, 2016

Summer Zoo Camp is for children age 3 to fifth grade. Activities include crafts, games, animal presentations and excursions through the Zoo. Ten weeks of awesome fun – sign up for one or more sessions. For registration information, click here.


Summer Zoo Camp – Middle School Camps — June 9 through Aug. 5, 2016

Middle School students will enjoy two-day sessions this summer at Zoo. Designed for students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades, Middle School Camp offers a variety of learning opportunities. Click here to learn more.


Zoo Careers Camp — June 12 through Aug. 14, 2016

For high school students interested in zoological sciences, wildlife conservation and animal-related careers, Zoo Careers Camp is a five-day overnight camp. For registration information, click here.


Zoo Preschool — Sept. 2016 to May 2017

Kids 3, 4 and 5 years old will have fun learning about Patterns and Colors in Wild at Zoo Preschool. Click here for details.

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