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.

February 2016

Friday, February 12

Free Fridays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Residents of Richland and Lexington counties will receive free admission to the Zoo and Garden every Friday during the months of January and February. Guests will be asked to provide a valid driver’s license, property tax statement or vehicle registration as proof of residency.

Presented by The South Carolina Orchid Society, Ikebana International Chapter 182 and Riverbanks Botanical Garden. See hundreds of blooming orchids and get expert growing advice. Entry is free with paid admission to Riverbanks Zoo & Garden.

Saturday, February 13

Presented by The South Carolina Orchid Society, Ikebana International Chapter 182 and Riverbanks Botanical Garden. See hundreds of blooming orchids and get expert growing advice. Entry is free with paid admission to Riverbanks Zoo & Garden.

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.)
Registration ClosedFamily Programs

Sunday, February 14

Presented by The South Carolina Orchid Society, Ikebana International Chapter 182 and Riverbanks Botanical Garden. See hundreds of blooming orchids and get expert growing advice. Entry is free with paid admission to Riverbanks Zoo & Garden.

Wednesday, February 17

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, February 18

Backyard Buds: Camouflage
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Discover how all different kinds of animals blend into their environment, and test your skills in spotting them! Create your own camouflaged animal art to take home.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, February 19

Free Fridays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Residents of Richland and Lexington counties will receive free admission to the Zoo and Garden every Friday during the months of January and February. Guests will be asked to provide a valid driver’s license, property tax statement or vehicle registration as proof of residency.

Saturday, February 20

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.

Thursday, February 25

Backyard Buds: Camouflage
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Discover how all different kinds of animals blend into their environment, and test your skills in spotting them! Create your own camouflaged animal art to take home.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, February 26

Free Fridays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Residents of Richland and Lexington counties will receive free admission to the Zoo and Garden every Friday during the months of January and February. Guests will be asked to provide a valid driver’s license, property tax statement or vehicle registration as proof of residency.

Saturday, February 27

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.)

How many things can you make with those old, burned-out incandescent light bulbs? If you have a stash of old light bulbs somewhere in your house, or are replacing all of your lights now, let us show you a few cool things you can do with them. We’ll show you how to safely take out the “innards” of those bulbs and provide you with some options of what to do with them.
Cost: $15 per person per class.

March 2016

Thursday, March 3

Backyard Buds: Clouds
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Explore the mystery of clouds and how they cause rain. Make your own cloud and rain shower.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, March 4

Twilight Trek: Spring Fling
@ 6:00–10:30pm (ages 4–adult ONLY)
Spring is all about new beginnings! Come celebrate this exciting time of the year at Riverbanks Zoo. Dinner and snack will be provided.

Monday, March 7

Homeschool Monday: Captivating Cats
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
With their super senses, cool camouflage and stealthy behavior, it’s no wonder big cats are at the top of the food chain. Discover the special features of these charismatic carnivores that allow them to survive in diverse habitats around the globe, including the Himalayan Mountains, Amazon rainforest, African savanna and North American woodlands.
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, March 8

Discovery Day: Delightful Dolphins
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Who doesn’t love dolphins? Dive below the surface to check out these delightful creatures.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, March 9

Discovery Day: Delightful Dolphins
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Who doesn’t love dolphins? Dive below the surface to check out these delightful creatures.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, March 10

Backyard Buds: Clouds
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Explore the mystery of clouds and how they cause rain. Make your own cloud and rain shower.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Saturday, March 12

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.)

Learn basic principles, techniques and tips for a successful vegetable garden this summer! By incorporating good soil and space-saving techniques, a small area can provide a big bounty of home-grown produce. This class is full of fun, practical advice to maximize your time and effort on growing veggies.
Cost: $15 per person per class.

Monday, March 14

Homeschool Monday: Captivating Cats
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
With their super senses, cool camouflage and stealthy behavior, it’s no wonder big cats are at the top of the food chain. Discover the special features of these charismatic carnivores that allow them to survive in diverse habitats around the globe, including the Himalayan Mountains, Amazon rainforest, African savanna and North American woodlands.
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Homeschool Monday: Captivating Cats
@ 1:00pm (ages 5–13)
With their super senses, cool camouflage and stealthy behavior, it’s no wonder big cats are at the top of the food chain. Discover the special features of these charismatic carnivores that allow them to survive in diverse habitats around the globe, including the Himalayan Mountains, Amazon rainforest, African savanna and North American woodlands.
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, March 15

Discovery Day: Happy Hedgehogs
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Who’s that peeking out from under all those quills? Take a closer look as we explore the prickly hedgehog.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, March 16

Discovery Day: Happy Hedgehogs
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Who’s that peeking out from under all those quills? Take a closer look as we explore the prickly hedgehog.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, March 17

Backyard Buds: Rainbow Connections
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Discover how a rainbow is formed and see if we can find a rainbow’s worth of colors in the garden. Make a rainbow streamer and have fun with a song and dance.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, March 18

Parents’ Night Out: Spring Safari
@ 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, March 19

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, March 21

Homeschool Monday: Captivating Cats
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
With their super senses, cool camouflage and stealthy behavior, it’s no wonder big cats are at the top of the food chain. Discover the special features of these charismatic carnivores that allow them to survive in diverse habitats around the globe, including the Himalayan Mountains, Amazon rainforest, African savanna and North American woodlands.
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, March 22

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, March 24

Backyard Buds: Rainbow Connections
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Discover how a rainbow is formed and see if we can find a rainbow’s worth of colors in the garden. Make a rainbow streamer and have fun with a song and dance.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Monday, March 28

Spring Break Zoo Camp
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Children will encounter some of South Carolina’s spectacular creatures and explore backyard habitats found right here at Riverbanks. Campers will be awed by the Zoo’s wild neighbors including rabbits that live with gorillas, a fox that passes by giraffes, black rat snakes that bask in the sun and more. Spring Break Camp also includes daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, arts and crafts, story time, and games.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, March 29

Spring Break Zoo Camp
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Children will encounter some of South Carolina’s spectacular creatures and explore backyard habitats found right here at Riverbanks. Campers will be awed by the Zoo’s wild neighbors including rabbits that live with gorillas, a fox that passes by giraffes, black rat snakes that bask in the sun and more. Spring Break Camp also includes daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, arts and crafts, story time, and games.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Wednesday, March 30

Spring Break Zoo Camp
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Children will encounter some of South Carolina’s spectacular creatures and explore backyard habitats found right here at Riverbanks. Campers will be awed by the Zoo’s wild neighbors including rabbits that live with gorillas, a fox that passes by giraffes, black rat snakes that bask in the sun and more. Spring Break Camp also includes daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, arts and crafts, story time, and games.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Thursday, March 31

Spring Break Zoo Camp
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Children will encounter some of South Carolina’s spectacular creatures and explore backyard habitats found right here at Riverbanks. Campers will be awed by the Zoo’s wild neighbors including rabbits that live with gorillas, a fox that passes by giraffes, black rat snakes that bask in the sun and more. Spring Break Camp also includes daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, arts and crafts, story time, and games.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

April 2016

Friday, April 1

Spring Break Zoo Camp
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Children will encounter some of South Carolina’s spectacular creatures and explore backyard habitats found right here at Riverbanks. Campers will be awed by the Zoo’s wild neighbors including rabbits that live with gorillas, a fox that passes by giraffes, black rat snakes that bask in the sun and more. Spring Break Camp also includes daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, arts and crafts, story time, and games.
Cost: $190 members / $260 general public

Tuesday, April 5

Discovery Day: Beetle Brigade
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Spring is in the air! Join the beetle brigade as we find out all about these 6-legged critters.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, April 6

Discovery Day: Beetle Brigade
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Spring is in the air! Join the beetle brigade as we find out all about these 6-legged critters.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, April 7

Backyard Buds: Springtime in the Garden
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
What animals will we see outside this spring? Come find out the answer and make your own springtime crafts to take home!
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, April 8

Twilight Trek: Summer Fun
@ 6:00–10:30pm (ages 3–adult ONLY)
Summer is just around the corner and it’s going to be hot! Join us and discover what animals do to cope with those steamy summer days as we celebrate summer fun. Dinner and snack will be provided.

Saturday, April 9

If you don’t have space for a full-sized compost pile, with a little help from our worm friends, we can help. Learn how to set up a small vermicomposting bin to help take care of some of that waste. Use the castings as a boost in your garden, and make “worm tea” for a beneficial drink for your plants.
Cost: $20 per person per class.

Tuesday, April 12

Discovery Day: Big Birds
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
From ostriches to emus to cassowaries, these big birds are in charge! Flock over to the Zoo to find out about these feathered friends.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, April 13

Discovery Day: Big Birds
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
From ostriches to emus to cassowaries, these big birds are in charge! Flock over to the Zoo to find out about these feathered friends.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, April 14

Backyard Buds: Springtime in the Garden
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
What animals will we see outside this spring? Come find out the answer and make your own springtime crafts to take home!
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Saturday, April 16

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.)

Thursday, April 21

Backyard Buds: Insect Life Cycles
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Children will learn the basic life cycles of butterflies and dragonflies as we introduce the idea of metamorphosis.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Saturday, April 23

Spring Plant Sale
@ 9:00am–12:00pm
Liven up your landscape this growing season with a wide selection of flowers, plants and shrubs available during Riverbanks’ spring plant sale. Pick from more than 80 varieties of plants including a few staff favorites. Find a complete list of plants for sale and other important details online in early April.

Party for the Planet
@ 9:00am–3:00pm
This fun-filled celebration will give guests a closer look at ways they can make a positive impact on our environment. Party-goers can engage in interactive and exciting educational activities.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Monday, April 25

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.

Wednesday, April 27

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, April 28

Backyard Buds: Insect Life Cycles
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Children will learn the basic life cycles of butterflies and dragonflies as we introduce the idea of metamorphosis.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, April 29

Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
@ 7:00–9:30pm (ages 21 and up)
The annual Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden invites wine novices and enthusiasts alike to sip a variety of domestic and imported wines in one of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring public gardens. Listen to live jazz, sample light bites from local restaurants and gab about grapes with wine experts. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks.
Cost: $45 Riverbanks members / $55 general public. $65 day of event

Saturday, April 30

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.)

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.

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
On Sale April 1Learn More

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.

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
On Sale April 1Learn More

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.)

Tuesday, May 17

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

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

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
On Sale April 1Learn More

Friday, May 20

Members’ Night Series
@ 6:00–9:00pm gates open
Free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on three Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours – when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or all three. 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.
Learn More

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
On Sale April 1Learn More

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

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.

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

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
Free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on three Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours – when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or all three. 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

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

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

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

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

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
Free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on three Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours – when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or all three. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
On Sale August 1Learn More

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.
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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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