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Upcoming Events and Programs

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 2018

Friday, February 23

Free Fridays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Residents of Richland and Lexington counties will receive free admission to the park 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.

 
Discovery Day: Wild Wolves
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Wolves love to travel in packs. Wander on over to the Zoo to learn more about these wild dogs!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.
Registration Closed  Discovery Day

 
Discovery Day: Wild Wolves
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Wolves love to travel in packs. Wander on over to the Zoo to learn more about these wild dogs!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.
Registration Closed  Discovery Day

Saturday, February 24

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

March 2018

Thursday, March 1

Backyard Buds: Dynamic Dinosaurs
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Dinosaurs may be extinct, but their sheer size and existence still amazes us. We will play, explore and imagine a land where dinos once roamed.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Backyard Buds: Dynamic Dinosaurs
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Dinosaurs may be extinct, but their sheer size and existence still amazes us. We will play, explore and imagine a land where dinos once roamed.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Monday, March 5

Homeschool Monday: Gross-ology
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
What is scat? Who makes slime? Why would you chew cud? In this class, we will discover the “gross” biology behind some of the animal kingdom.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Saturday, March 10

Create unique gardens using reclaimed pallets. This not only gives pallets a new purpose, it also provides an original approach to your planting space. We will demonstrate a variety of ways to use pallets in gardening, and all participants will prepare a pallet for a vertical garden. We will provide pallets, materials and tools. Soil and plants can be added on your own at home.
COST: $25 per participant.

Monday, March 12

Homeschool Monday: Gross-ology
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
What is scat? Who makes slime? Why would you chew cud? In this class, we will discover the “gross” biology behind some of the animal kingdom.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

 
Homeschool Monday: Gross-ology
@ 1:00pm (ages 5–13)
What is scat? Who makes slime? Why would you chew cud? In this class, we will discover the “gross” biology behind some of the animal kingdom.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, March 13

Discovery Day: Jammin’ Jellies
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Is a jellyfish actually a fish or something else entirely? Who else is in that family tree? Drift by the Zoo to learn the story behind some of the world’s most misunderstood creatures.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, March 16

Discovery Day: Jammin’ Jellies
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Is a jellyfish actually a fish or something else entirely? Who else is in that family tree? Drift by the Zoo to learn the story behind some of the world’s most misunderstood creatures.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Discovery Day: Jammin’ Jellies
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Is a jellyfish actually a fish or something else entirely? Who else is in that family tree? Drift by the Zoo to learn the story behind some of the world’s most misunderstood creatures.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Family on Safari—Garden: Going Green
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult)
With winter almost over, green is in again at Riverbanks Botanical Garden! Discover the importance of being green in the natural world and explore easy ways to be green-minded at home in an effort to protect the environment. Admission for the park on the day following the event is included in ticket price. Dinner, snack and breakfast are also included.

Sunday, March 18

All the little fairies and gnomes are encouraged to join us for tea as we celebrate the magical world in the woods with mushroom bowling, fairy house decorating, a story, and a visit with our fairy friend!
COST: $10 per child / $5 per adult. Everyone attending needs a ticket. Event does not include admission.

 
All the little fairies and gnomes are encouraged to join us for tea as we celebrate the magical world in the woods with mushroom bowling, fairy house decorating, a story, and a visit with our fairy friend!
COST: $10 per child / $5 per adult. Everyone attending needs a ticket. Event does not include admission.

Monday, March 19

Homeschool Monday: Gross-ology
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
What is scat? Who makes slime? Why would you chew cud? In this class, we will discover the “gross” biology behind some of the animal kingdom.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

 
Homeschool Monday: Gross-ology
@ 1:00pm (ages 5–13)
What is scat? Who makes slime? Why would you chew cud? In this class, we will discover the “gross” biology behind some of the animal kingdom.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, March 22

Backyard Buds: Bouncy Bunnies
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Bunnies may seem sweet and quiet, but they have a lot going on behind their twitching noses and long ears! Let’s take a look at what makes rabbits different from other animals.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Backyard Buds: Bouncy Bunnies
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Bunnies may seem sweet and quiet, but they have a lot going on behind their twitching noses and long ears! Let’s take a look at what makes rabbits different from other animals.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Saturday, March 24

Some of our favorite animals tend to be those with fur or hair — the mammals! Come explore more about why mammals are so unique, learn about local and exotic species, and see what you can do to help our furry friends! The program, designed for grades 6–12, will help Scouts gain knowledge and understanding for the Boy Scouts Mammal Study merit badge. However, you do not have to be a Scout to attend.
COST: $10 Scout/Child. If you are not a Riverbanks member, a general admission ticket will also be required. Riverbanks WILD About Scouts patches can be purchased for an additional fee.

Tuesday, March 27

Discovery Day: Gleeful Goats
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Goats are so gleeful! Do they really eat everything? Come devour the truth about glutinous goats.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, March 30

Discovery Day: Gleeful Goats
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Goats are so gleeful! Do they really eat everything? Come devour the truth about glutinous goats.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Discovery Day: Gleeful Goats
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Goats are so gleeful! Do they really eat everything? Come devour the truth about glutinous goats.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

April 2018

Monday, April 2

Spring Break Camp: Dive, Dig, Swing, Soar
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Come dive, dig, swing and soar with us at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden this spring as we try to keep up with the Zoo’s wildest movers! Show us your moves and explore how critters get from here to there as they slither, slide, surf or swing through their world. Campers will have a hopping good time discovering the wide variety of animal motions through daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, zoo walks, arts and crafts, games and more!
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Tuesday, April 3

Spring Break Camp: Dive, Dig, Swing, Soar
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Come dive, dig, swing and soar with us at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden this spring as we try to keep up with the Zoo’s wildest movers! Show us your moves and explore how critters get from here to there as they slither, slide, surf or swing through their world. Campers will have a hopping good time discovering the wide variety of animal motions through daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, zoo walks, arts and crafts, games and more!
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Wednesday, April 4

Spring Break Camp: Dive, Dig, Swing, Soar
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Come dive, dig, swing and soar with us at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden this spring as we try to keep up with the Zoo’s wildest movers! Show us your moves and explore how critters get from here to there as they slither, slide, surf or swing through their world. Campers will have a hopping good time discovering the wide variety of animal motions through daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, zoo walks, arts and crafts, games and more!
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Thursday, April 5

Spring Break Camp: Dive, Dig, Swing, Soar
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Come dive, dig, swing and soar with us at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden this spring as we try to keep up with the Zoo’s wildest movers! Show us your moves and explore how critters get from here to there as they slither, slide, surf or swing through their world. Campers will have a hopping good time discovering the wide variety of animal motions through daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, zoo walks, arts and crafts, games and more!
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Friday, April 6

Spring Break Camp: Dive, Dig, Swing, Soar
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 5–9)
Come dive, dig, swing and soar with us at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden this spring as we try to keep up with the Zoo’s wildest movers! Show us your moves and explore how critters get from here to there as they slither, slide, surf or swing through their world. Campers will have a hopping good time discovering the wide variety of animal motions through daily animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, zoo walks, arts and crafts, games and more!
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Monday, April 9

There are Insects that taste with their feet and reptiles that smell with their tongues! The animal kingdom has some wacky senses! Discover how we use our senses and how animals adapted to use senses to navigate the world around us.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, April 10

Discovery Day: Fuzzy Ferrets
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Ferrets are fuzzy and cute! Come join the fun as we discover more about these animal friends.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, April 12

Backyard Buds: Beetle Brigade
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Beetles are an amazing group of insects. The Hercules beetle is super strong and a click beetle makes a “click” as it flips from its back to its feet. Wanna know more fascinating beetle facts? Come to the Beetle Brigade!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Backyard Buds: Beetle Brigade
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Beetles are an amazing group of insects. The Hercules beetle is super strong and a click beetle makes a “click” as it flips from its back to its feet. Wanna know more fascinating beetle facts? Come to the Beetle Brigade!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, April 13

Discovery Day: Fuzzy Ferrets
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Ferrets are fuzzy and cute! Come join the fun as we discover more about these animal friends.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Discovery Day: Fuzzy Ferrets
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Ferrets are fuzzy and cute! Come join the fun as we discover more about these animal friends.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Saturday, April 14

Hypertufa troughs are made from a lightweight, porous material that provides great drainage for plants like herbs, succulents, and more. Participants will make their own planters and see a variety of ways to plant and use them in the garden.
COST: $20 per participant.

Monday, April 16

There are Insects that taste with their feet and reptiles that smell with their tongues! The animal kingdom has some wacky senses! Discover how we use our senses and how animals adapted to use senses to navigate the world around us.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

 
There are Insects that taste with their feet and reptiles that smell with their tongues! The animal kingdom has some wacky senses! Discover how we use our senses and how animals adapted to use senses to navigate the world around us.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, April 19

Backyard Buds: Cicada Chorus
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Even if you don’t realize it, you have probably heard a cicada chorus. We will try to replicate the cicada sound as we discover how and where these insects live.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Backyard Buds: Cicada Chorus
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Even if you don’t realize it, you have probably heard a cicada chorus. We will try to replicate the cicada sound as we discover how and where these insects live.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, April 20

Family on Safari—Garden: Stories of the Stars
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult)
Make stargazing a new family adventure! Come explore the skies with us as we learn about some of the famous constellations that can be seen from Waterfall Junction. Admission for the park on the day following the event is included in ticket price. Dinner, snack and breakfast are also included.

Monday, April 23

There are Insects that taste with their feet and reptiles that smell with their tongues! The animal kingdom has some wacky senses! Discover how we use our senses and how animals adapted to use senses to navigate the world around us.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

 
There are Insects that taste with their feet and reptiles that smell with their tongues! The animal kingdom has some wacky senses! Discover how we use our senses and how animals adapted to use senses to navigate the world around us.
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, April 24

Discovery Day: Regal Rhinos
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Rhinos are large, regal animals of Africa. Learn about their way of life and how we can help protect them.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, April 27

Discovery Day: Regal Rhinos
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Rhinos are large, regal animals of Africa. Learn about their way of life and how we can help protect them.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Discovery Day: Regal Rhinos
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Rhinos are large, regal animals of Africa. Learn about their way of life and how we can help protect them.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
@ 7:00–9:30pm (ages 21 and up)
Sniff, swirl, sip and support wildlife conservation during this sell-out event at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. Wine novices and enthusiasts alike can sample a variety of domestic and imported wines, enjoy an assortment of appetizers from local restaurants and listen to live jazz. Also, for those who prefer hops to grapes, select micro-brews will be available for tasting.
COST: $50 Riverbanks members / $60 general public.
Sold Out  More Info

Saturday, April 28

As we look for more ways to be natural and healthy, it is important to remember our garden, too. We will discuss natural remedies for many garden enemies, and everyone will make a natural pest repellent to take home.
COST: $15 per participant.

 
Girl Scout Overnight: Riverbanks Camping 101
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
Come set up a tent and sleep under the stars at Waterfall Junction this spring! Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to learn some basic camping skills including leaving no trace principles, solar ovens, camping gear and more at the Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Learning Center. This program will work towards earning parts of the following badges: Cabin Camper and Eco Camper. Four-person tents and foam mats will be provided. Dinner, snack, breakfast and admission for the park on the day following the event are included in ticket price. *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.

Monday, April 30

We all rely on water to survive. In this class, we will explore the many facets of water in our everyday lives. We will also discover what happens when water is compromised!
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

May 2018

Tuesday, May 1

Discovery Day: Llama Mama
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Llamas and alpacas are funny animals with soft fur and a lot of spunk. Discover what types of jobs these animals have while we get up close to our resident alpacas!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, May 3

Backyard Buds: Praying Mantis
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Praying mantises are superheroes of the bug world—saving plants from harmful pests! Join us in a celebration of these amazing bugs.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Backyard Buds: Praying Mantis
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Praying mantises are superheroes of the bug world—saving plants from harmful pests! Join us in a celebration of these amazing bugs.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, May 4

Girl Scout Overnight: Night Creatures
@ 6:45pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult)
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! Enjoy free admission to the Zoo following the overnight program! *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.

Monday, May 7

We all rely on water to survive. In this class, we will explore the many facets of water in our everyday lives. We will also discover what happens when water is compromised!
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

 
We all rely on water to survive. In this class, we will explore the many facets of water in our everyday lives. We will also discover what happens when water is compromised!
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, May 11

Discovery Day: Llama Mama
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
Llamas and alpacas are funny animals with soft fur and a lot of spunk. Discover what types of jobs these animals have while we get up close to our resident alpacas!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Discovery Day: Llama Mama
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
Llamas and alpacas are funny animals with soft fur and a lot of spunk. Discover what types of jobs these animals have while we get up close to our resident alpacas!
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction then enjoy a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase. More information will be posted closer-to-date.
COST: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.
On Sale May 1  More Info

Saturday, May 12

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 participant.

Monday, May 14

We all rely on water to survive. In this class, we will explore the many facets of water in our everyday lives. We will also discover what happens when water is compromised!
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

 
We all rely on water to survive. In this class, we will explore the many facets of water in our everyday lives. We will also discover what happens when water is compromised!
COST: $5 per participating student. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, May 17

Fast and light, discover how hummingbirds can dart so quickly and hover in the air for feeding.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Fast and light, discover how hummingbirds can dart so quickly and hover in the air for feeding.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, May 18

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

Saturday, May 19

Get a few new ideas on how to incorporate fresh herbs from the garden into your cooking. We will also share some of our favorite recipes for cooking a healthy crop of summer vegetables. Everyone will make a tasty treat to keep.
COST: $15 per participant.

 
Family on Safari—Garden: Noises of the Night
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult)
Open up your senses to a whole new nighttime adventure! Have a “hoot” of a good time identifying different frog songs, insect chatter, coyote howls and local owl calls. Admission for the park on the day following the event is included in ticket price. Dinner, snack and breakfast are also included.

Tuesday, May 22

Discovery Day: Crazy Kangaroo
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
G’Day, Mate! Hop on over to the Zoo to experience the kangaroo life.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Friday, May 25

Discovery Day: Crazy Kangaroo
@ 9:45am (ages 2–5)
G’Day, Mate! Hop on over to the Zoo to experience the kangaroo life.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

 
Discovery Day: Crazy Kangaroo
@ 11:00am (ages 2–5)
G’Day, Mate! Hop on over to the Zoo to experience the kangaroo life.
COST: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

June 2018

Saturday, June 2

Girl Scout Overnight: Night Creatures
@ 6:45pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult)
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! Enjoy free admission to the Zoo following the overnight program! *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.

Friday, June 8

The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction then enjoy a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase. More information will be posted closer-to-date.
COST: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.
On Sale May 1  More Info

Monday, June 11

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Tuesday, June 12

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, June 13

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, June 14

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, June 15

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

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

Monday, June 18

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Tuesday, June 19

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, June 20

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, June 21

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, June 22

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Monday, June 25

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Tuesday, June 26

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, June 27

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, June 28

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, June 29

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Saturday, June 30

Family on Safari—Zoo: Amazing Africa
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult)
Take a safari with us as we explore the different habitats and wildlife of Africa. Brush up on your identification skills and learn about some unique adaptations that help these animals survive. Admission for the park on the day following the event is included in ticket price. Dinner, snack and breakfast are also included.

July 2018

Monday, July 2

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $100 members / $156 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

Tuesday, July 3

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $100 members / $156 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

Thursday, July 5

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $100 members / $156 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

Friday, July 6

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $100 members / $156 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $152 members / $208 general public.

Monday, July 9

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Tuesday, July 10

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, July 11

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, July 12

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, July 13

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction then enjoy a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase. More information will be posted closer-to-date.
COST: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.
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Monday, July 16

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Tuesday, July 17

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, July 18

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, July 19

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, July 20

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Monday, July 23

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Tuesday, July 24

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, July 25

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, July 26

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, July 27

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Monday, July 30

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Tuesday, July 31

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

August 2018

Wednesday, August 1

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, August 2

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, August 3

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Brew at the Zoo
@ 7:00–9:30pm (ages 21 and up)
Tap into this sell-out event that supports wildlife and wild places with 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. No one under 21 will be admitted.
COST: $40 Riverbanks members / $50 general public. A VIP option is also available.
On Sale June 1  More Info

Monday, August 6

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

Tuesday, August 7

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, August 8

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, August 9

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Garden Friends
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Spend three days discovering what it means to be a vegetable farmer and that humans are not the only creatures farming their food! Get ready to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and work with vegetable and fruit plants in this hands-on camp. Campers may even get a chance to taste their hard work.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, August 10

Summer Zoo Camp: Fur, Feather, Shells, and Scales
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors and other accessories keep animals in fashion and alive!
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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Nature’s Apprentice
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
We use technology every day inspired by animals. Trains, velcro, glue, swimsuits, cars, even water purifiers have all been copied from Mother Nature. Join us as we uncover how machines are used daily at the Zoo, but also in the wild. You may even be inspired to create your own bio-design and become nature’s apprentice.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
The big screen returns to Riverbanks on select Friday nights this summer. Explore Waterfall Junction then enjoy a family-friendly movie beginning at dusk (Waterfall Junction will open at 6:00pm and close just prior to the start of the movie). Food and beverages also will be available for purchase. More information will be posted closer-to-date.
COST: $3 Riverbanks members / $5 general public.
On Sale May 1  More Info

Monday, August 13

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

Tuesday, August 14

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Wednesday, August 15

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Thursday, August 16

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Shapes of Nature
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Heart leaves to triangle butterfly wings are just a few of the amazing shapes we can find outside our door. Come explore with us why bright colors, unique patterns and basic shapes are important to living things. Our littlest campers will love this giant game of “I Spy” in nature.
COST: $65 members / $85 general public.

Friday, August 17

Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $125 members / $195 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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, where they lived and get a chance to meet their modern-day relatives.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: 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.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 8–10)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

 
Summer Zoo Camp: Zoo Top Chef
@ 9:00am–4:00pm (ages 11–13)
Do you like watching Chopped, Kid’s Baking Championship, Iron Chef, Master Chef or Cupcake Wars? Come try your hand at creating some delicious experiments in this appetizing new camp. Campers will explore how food is a key ingredient in caring for the Zoo’s collection of picky eaters.
COST: $190 members / $260 general public.

September 2018

Friday, September 21

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 1  More Info

October 2018

Friday, October 19

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Saturday, October 20

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Sunday, October 21

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Monday, October 22

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Tuesday, October 23

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Wednesday, October 24

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Thursday, October 25

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Friday, October 26

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Saturday, October 27

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Sunday, October 28

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Monday, October 29

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

Tuesday, October 30

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy 12 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 toast s’mores, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel or hop aboard the Spooky Spots and Stripes Railroad.
COST: $9 Riverbanks members / $11 general public / children younger than 2 free.
On Sale September 1  More Info

November 2018

Saturday, November 17

Riverbanks Run
@ 7:30am
Race over to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s holiday 5K to benefit wildlife conservation. Riverbanks Run will wind through the park’s scenic back roads, cross the Saluda River and pass some of the Zoo’s most popular exhibits. The race will begin at 7:30am.
COST: Early bird registration — $30 for Zoo members and $40 for the general public; registration after November 1 is $45. Runners also will receive race day admission to the Zoo and Garden.
Opens September 1  More Info

 
Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Sunday, November 18

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Monday, November 19

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Tuesday, November 20

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Wednesday, November 21

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Friday, November 23

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Saturday, November 24

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Sunday, November 25

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Monday, November 26

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Tuesday, November 27

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Wednesday, November 28

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Thursday, November 29

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Friday, November 30

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

December 2018

Saturday, December 1

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Sunday, December 2

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Monday, December 3

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Tuesday, December 4

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Wednesday, December 5

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Thursday, December 6

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Friday, December 7

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Saturday, December 8

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Sunday, December 9

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Monday, December 10

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Tuesday, December 11

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Wednesday, December 12

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Thursday, December 13

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Friday, December 14

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Saturday, December 15

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Sunday, December 16

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Monday, December 17

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Tuesday, December 18

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Wednesday, December 19

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Thursday, December 20

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Friday, December 21

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
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Saturday, December 22

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
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Sunday, December 23

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
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Wednesday, December 26

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Thursday, December 27

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Friday, December 28

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Saturday, December 29

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info

Sunday, December 30

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Riverbanks will celebrate 31 years of Lights Before Christmas when Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition kicks off this November. The Zoo will illuminate 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 holidays. Riverbanks also is the only place in town where it snows every night.
COST: $11 Adults / $9 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit.
On Sale November 1  More Info