Upcoming Events

Here’s a look at all of the events and programs currently scheduled at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. This schedule is (of course) subject to revision. As the year goes on, please revisit this page for any changes.

May 2016

Monday, May 2

Homeschool Monday: Brilliant Builders
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
Whether it’s weaving a web, building a dam or digging a burrow, learn about some animals that are expert home-builders. We’ll also give you a chance to put your own construction skills to the test to see how you measure up against some amazing animal architects.
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.
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Thursday, May 5

Backyard Buds: Painting and Stamping with Nature
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Use a variety of natural materials as paintbrushes and stamps to make your own creative natural artwork and decorate cards and envelopes.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia. Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.
Cost: Free for Riverbanks members / $5 general public

Friday, May 6

Girl Scout Overnight: Night Creatures
@ 6:45pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
Nocturnal animals are not creepy, just misunderstood creatures with incredible adaptations to help them survive after dark. Join the fun with other small Girl Scout troops as we dispel some common myths about animals that prefer night to day! *This program is reserved for females only and requires a minimum of 25 registered participants to hold the program as scheduled.
Cost: $45 per participant.

Parents’ Night Out: Art Gone Wild
@ 6:00–9:30pm (ages 4–11)
Plan a night out on the town while your kids enjoy a fun-filled and educational evening full of adventure at the Zoo. Dinner is included.
Cost per child: $20 Zoo members / $25 non-members.

Saturday, May 7

Create a one-of-a-kind wreath for your wall or door using a sphagnum wreath base and hardy sedums. Every participant will plant a wreath to take home, as well as learn about alternative plants and forms to use for unique focal points.
Cost: $40 per person per class.

Girl Scouts Night Out: Be“ZOO”jeweled
@ 5:30–7:30pm (ages 5–13)

Come and BeZooJeweled! This “girls only” program in recognition of Endangered Species Day is back by popular demand! This will be a fun-filled evening of jewelry making, animal encounters, conservation education and activities that will earn credits towards your badge requirements and journeys. As we travel through the layers of a tropical rainforest, we will introduce you to its hidden jewels, the bling of the jungle and the animals who reign here! You will meet a few of our animal ambassadors, learn about what you can do to help endangered animals, save their habitats and, of course, create an entire collection of your very own eco-friendly handmade jewelry. The night will conclude with a beaded or bejeweled-themed SWAPs meet*.

*Please plan to participate and bring a beaded or bejeweled-themed S.W.A.P.s to exchange with your fellow Girl Scouts! **Children may not be left unattended. Individual Scouts must be accompanied by an adult; troops should have at least one adult per 10 scouts in attendance. A minimum of 20 registered participants is required to conduct program as scheduled.

Cost: $15 per Scout/Child (Ages: 5–13) / $5 per Adult.

Sunday, May 8

Treat mom to an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. The Zoo’s annual Mother’s Day Brunch features an eloquent plantation style setting with an array of fabulous fare, live music and more. A cash bar also is available.
Cost: $36.95 adults / $29.95 children ages 2–12. Zoo admission is not included.
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Treat mom to an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. The Zoo’s annual Mother’s Day Brunch features an eloquent plantation style setting with an array of fabulous fare, live music and more. A cash bar also is available.
Cost: $36.95 adults / $29.95 children ages 2–12. Zoo admission is not included.
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Monday, May 9

Homeschool Monday: Brilliant Builders
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
Whether it’s weaving a web, building a dam or digging a burrow, learn about some animals that are expert home-builders. We’ll also give you a chance to put your own construction skills to the test to see how you measure up against some amazing animal architects.
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, May 10

Discovery Day: Busy Bees
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
There is a summer breeze blowing through, and bees are busier than ever! Get the “buzz” on these winged insects and learn why they are so helpful.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, May 11

Discovery Day: Busy Bees
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
There is a summer breeze blowing through, and bees are busier than ever! Get the “buzz” on these winged insects and learn why they are so helpful.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, May 12

Backyard Buds: Painting and Stamping with Nature
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Use a variety of natural materials as paintbrushes and stamps to make your own creative natural artwork and decorate cards and envelopes.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia. Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.
Cost: Free for Riverbanks members / $5 general public

Saturday, May 14

Pony Classes: Ponies 101
@ 9:15am (ages 6–12)
Children will experience what it takes to get Riverbanks’ ponies ready for a day of riding. Learn how to measure, groom and tack the Zoo’s gentle ponies during this fun-filled class. Then, to make sure the ponies are ready for the day, participants will go for a pony ride around the trail!
Cost: $18 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

Monday, May 16

Riverbanks members are invited to get a sneak peak of Sea Lion Landing. Be among the first to see this stunning replica of San Francisco’s Pier 39 and the animals that call it home. Members arriving after 5:00pm will also have an opportunity to see the Zoo’s grizzly bears and river otters. Snacks will be available for purchase at the new Bait Shack concessions stand located on Sea Lion Landing’s upper deck as well as at Kodiak Point in the Zoo’s entry plaza. All members must present a valid member ID at the designated exhibit gates for entry. Guest passes will not be accepted. Sea Lion Landing will open to the public on Thursday, June 9.

Tuesday, May 17

Riverbanks members are invited to get a sneak peak of Sea Lion Landing. Be among the first to see this stunning replica of San Francisco’s Pier 39 and the animals that call it home. Members arriving after 5:00pm will also have an opportunity to see the Zoo’s grizzly bears and river otters. Snacks will be available for purchase at the new Bait Shack concessions stand located on Sea Lion Landing’s upper deck as well as at Kodiak Point in the Zoo’s entry plaza. All members must present a valid member ID at the designated exhibit gates for entry. Guest passes will not be accepted. Sea Lion Landing will open to the public on Thursday, June 9.

Seals and sea lions are spectacular! Check out why these guys are truly stars of the sea.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, May 18

Riverbanks members are invited to get a sneak peak of Sea Lion Landing. Be among the first to see this stunning replica of San Francisco’s Pier 39 and the animals that call it home. Members arriving after 5:00pm will also have an opportunity to see the Zoo’s grizzly bears and river otters. Snacks will be available for purchase at the new Bait Shack concessions stand located on Sea Lion Landing’s upper deck as well as at Kodiak Point in the Zoo’s entry plaza. All members must present a valid member ID at the designated exhibit gates for entry. Guest passes will not be accepted. Sea Lion Landing will open to the public on Thursday, June 9.

Seals and sea lions are spectacular! Check out why these guys are truly stars of the sea.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, May 19

Riverbanks members are invited to get a sneak peak of Sea Lion Landing. Be among the first to see this stunning replica of San Francisco’s Pier 39 and the animals that call it home. Members arriving after 5:00pm will also have an opportunity to see the Zoo’s grizzly bears and river otters. Snacks will be available for purchase at the new Bait Shack concessions stand located on Sea Lion Landing’s upper deck as well as at Kodiak Point in the Zoo’s entry plaza. All members must present a valid member ID at the designated exhibit gates for entry. Guest passes will not be accepted. Sea Lion Landing will open to the public on Thursday, June 9.

Backyard Buds: Nature Patterns
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Work on pattern recognition and continuation by looking at patterns found in nature. Children will see both plants and garden animals that display these traits and participate in activities that reinforce these concepts.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia. Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.
Cost: Free for Riverbanks members / $5 general public

Friday, May 20

Riverbanks members are invited to get a sneak peak of Sea Lion Landing. Be among the first to see this stunning replica of San Francisco’s Pier 39 and the animals that call it home. Members arriving after 5:00pm will also have an opportunity to see the Zoo’s grizzly bears and river otters. Snacks will be available for purchase at the new Bait Shack concessions stand located on Sea Lion Landing’s upper deck as well as at Kodiak Point in the Zoo’s entry plaza. All members must present a valid member ID at the designated exhibit gates for entry. Guest passes will not be accepted. Sea Lion Landing will open to the public on Thursday, June 9.

Endangered Species Day
@ 9:00am–3:00pm
Discover simple ways to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable animals during Endangered Species Day. Guests are invited to participate in fun, educational adventures focusing on wildlife conservation and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ SAFE (Saving Animals from Extinction) initiative—a nationwide effort to protect threatened species.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Saturday, May 21

Pony Classes: Ponies 101
@ 9:15am (ages 6–12)
Children will experience what it takes to get Riverbanks’ ponies ready for a day of riding. Learn how to measure, groom and tack the Zoo’s gentle ponies during this fun-filled class. Then, to make sure the ponies are ready for the day, participants will go for a pony ride around the trail!
Cost: $18 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

Add excitement to your garden through a creative use of vertical space as we create hanging planters. By wrapping the root ball with string and a special soil mix, the plants can grow suspended from tree branches, arbors, etc., for a one-of-a-kind garden. Everyone will string one plant to take home.
Cost: $20 per person per class.

Wednesday, May 25

Pony Classes: Pony Pals
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Children have a chance to learn all about our ponies here at the Zoo through this fun, classroom-based class. Participants will get to explore stations, do crafts, and even get to feed our ponies a treat at the end of the program.
Cost: $10 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

Thursday, May 26

Backyard Buds: Nature Patterns
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Work on pattern recognition and continuation by looking at patterns found in nature. Children will see both plants and garden animals that display these traits and participate in activities that reinforce these concepts.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia. Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.
Cost: Free for Riverbanks members / $5 general public

June 2016

Monday, June 6

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, June 7

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 8

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

World Oceans Day
@ 9:00am–3:00pm
Take a dip under the sea and explore the wonders of the deep blue as we celebrate World Oceans Day. Learn how to take action for the ocean and why a healthy ocean makes for a healthy planet.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Thursday, June 9

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, June 10

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Family on Safari: Summer Fun
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
Summer is in full swing and it’s hot! Join us and discover what animals do to cope with those steamy summer days as we celebrate summer fun. Admission for the park on the day following the event is included in ticket price. Dinner, snack and breakfast are also included.

The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction as part of this all-new experience followed by a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase.
Cost: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.

Monday, June 13

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, June 14

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 15

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, June 16

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, June 17

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Members’ Night Series
@ 6:00–9:00pm gates open
It’s free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on two Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours — when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or both. Parking is at the main Zoo entrance only.
Free for Riverbanks members only
($5 per guest—no guest passes please).
Pre-registration is not required.
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Monday, June 20

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, June 21

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 22

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, June 23

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, June 24

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Monday, June 27

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, June 28

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 29

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, June 30

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

July 2016

Friday, July 1

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, July 5

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $100 members / $156 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 6

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $100 members / $156 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 7

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $100 members / $156 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 8

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $100 members / $156 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $152 members / $208 general public

The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction as part of this all-new experience followed by a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase.
Cost: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.

Monday, July 11

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, July 12

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 13

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 14

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 15

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Members’ Night Series
@ 6:00–9:00pm gates open
It’s free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on two Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours — when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or both. Parking is at the main Zoo entrance only.
Free for Riverbanks members only
($5 per guest—no guest passes please).
Pre-registration is not required.
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Monday, July 18

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, July 19

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 20

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 21

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 22

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Monday, July 25

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, July 26

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 27

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 28

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 29

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Saturday, July 30

Family on Safari: Summer Fun
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
Summer is in full swing and it’s hot! Join us and discover what animals do to cope with those steamy summer days as we celebrate summer fun. Admission for the park on the day following the event is included in ticket price. Dinner, snack and breakfast are also included.

August 2016

Monday, August 1

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, August 2

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, August 3

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, August 4

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, August 5

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sometimes what’s on the outside is truly what matters most. Penguins don’t need shells to survive, and turtles would look strange with feathers. Preschoolers will discover the wonder and importance of different animal coverings.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Web of Life
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Why do all living things need food? What is a food chain? Which animals are predators or prey, herbivores or carnivores, scavengers or decomposers? Join the quest to uncover how all living things connect in the great web of life.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Island Fever
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Get ready to take an excursion across the planet’s strangest yet most amazing islands as we visit the Galapagos, Madagascar and Australia. Campers will have opportunities to learn how islands are created as well as identify some of the unique creatures that inhabit them. Beware! You just might catch the fever about these mysterious places.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Critter Twitter
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
We can chat with anyone, anywhere, at any time using Facebook, email, Twitter, cell phones and Skype. Without these human tools, how do animals get the word out? Join the adventure as we explore the art of communication animal-style and improve our own interpretation skills. Don’t miss the buzz about this exciting camp!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Brew at the Zoo
@ 7:00–9:30pm (ages 21 and up)
Make plans now to join us for the coolest suds sippin’ safari in Columbia! Brew at the Zoo provides the perfect remedy to those muggy Midlands’ days—samples of cold, frothy beer. From domestics to imports to specialty micros, guests can choose their brew and meander through the Zoo or hang out in the plaza and listen to live music. Event is rain or shine. No one under 21 will be admitted. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks.
Cost: $35 Riverbanks members / $45 general public. $55 day of event
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Monday, August 8

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, August 9

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, August 10

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, August 11

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Sprout Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days learning all about what it means to be a vegetable farmer! Through crafts, games, stories and imaginative activities, children will learn what vegetable farmers do, what equipment they use to work their gardens and that humans are not the only creatures that farm their food. Kids will have hands-on experiences with vegetable and fruit plants and get to try a snack made with fresh produce.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, August 12

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $125 members / $195 general public

Seedling Camp: Garden to Table
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 5–7)
This is the camp for young gardeners! Children will hike, play and explore while learning how to work with the earth to produce both beauty and food. Children will discover what the term “Garden to Table” really means through the hands-on experience of working in a fruit and vegetable garden and making something healthy and delicious from the plants they helped to grow. Camp includes lessons and hands-on experiences as well as garden and water exploration time in Waterfall Junction, the new children’s garden at Riverbanks.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate and where they lived—and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Dirty Jobs
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 10–12)
It’s a messy job, but someone’s got to do it — and we are not talking about shoveling poop! Whether they are farmers, butchers, builders, beauticians or interior decorators, animals are some of the hardest workers on the planet, and they don’t even get a vacation! Come job shadow ants, lions and cleaning wrasse this summer as we learn what it takes for these workaholics to succeed. You may even pick up a few job skills along the way!
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction as part of this all-new experience followed by a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase.
Cost: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.

Tuesday, August 16

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

September 2016

Saturday, September 17

Animal Enrichment Day
@ 10:00am–4:00pm
Watch wildlife in action during this fall favorite. Guests will have an opportunity to see our animals sniff, stomp, pounce and play with tempting treats designed to exercise their minds and bodies and enhance their overall well-being.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Friday, September 23

Don’t miss the wildest event in town at Riverbanks ZOOfari—the Zoo’s premier fundraiser. Take an evening stroll through the Zoo, catch a glimpse of some wild creatures, savor tasty cuisine and cool cocktails, and bid on one-of-a-kind silent and live auction items. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks.
Cost: $60 Riverbanks members / $70 general public.
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October 2016

Friday, October 21

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Saturday, October 22

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Sunday, October 23

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Monday, October 24

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Tuesday, October 25

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Wednesday, October 26

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Thursday, October 27

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Friday, October 28

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Saturday, October 29

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

Sunday, October 30

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Guests will enjoy 10 wild nights of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, frolic in Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, rock the night away at Mummy’s Eeky Freaky Dance Party, plus much more. For an additional charge, guests can also roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
Cost: $8 Riverbanks members / $10 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1Learn More

November 2016

Saturday, November 5

Pumpkin Smash
@ 10:00am–3:00pm
Riverbanks’ residents will enjoy a post-Halloween treat during the Zoo’s annual Pumpkin Smash. Watch as our mammals, reptiles, birds and fish enjoy and interact with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes—even some with extra treats. Riverbanks’ pumpkin smash is a form of animal enrichment used daily at the Zoo to encourage natural behaviors.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Friday, November 11

Veterans Day
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Active duty and retired military personnel with a military ID card receive free admission in honor of Veterans Day.

Saturday, November 19

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Sunday, November 20

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Monday, November 21

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Tuesday, November 22

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Wednesday, November 23

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Friday, November 25

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Saturday, November 26

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Sunday, November 27

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Monday, November 28

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Tuesday, November 29

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Wednesday, November 30

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

December 2016

Thursday, December 1

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Friday, December 2

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Saturday, December 3

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Sunday, December 4

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Monday, December 5

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Tuesday, December 6

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Wednesday, December 7

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Thursday, December 8

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Friday, December 9

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Saturday, December 10

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Sunday, December 11

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Monday, December 12

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Tuesday, December 13

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Wednesday, December 14

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Thursday, December 15

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Friday, December 16

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Saturday, December 17

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Sunday, December 18

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Monday, December 19

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Tuesday, December 20

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Wednesday, December 21

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Thursday, December 22

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Friday, December 23

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Monday, December 26

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Tuesday, December 27

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Wednesday, December 28

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Thursday, December 29

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

Friday, December 30

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 29th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Zoo will illuminate at 5:00pm each evening with nearly one million twinkling lights and countless animated images. Guests are invited to meander through the park while soaking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Plus, Riverbanks is the only place in town where it snows every night.
Cost: $10 Adults / $8 Children ages 2–12.
All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1Learn More

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