We want your children to grow up WILD with Riverbanks. Family Programs are special opportunities for families to learn more about the world of Riverbanks. Age-specific programs are offered to all groups from the very young to adults!
Family Fun Events
A variety of family activities at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The topics and activities vary, but each program is sure to delight and entertain while fostering a love of nature.
- Cost :
- Varies by event. Note: If you are not a Riverbanks member, a general admission ticket will also be required.
- Location :
- Classes take place in the Waterfall Junction Learning Center at Riverbanks Botanical Garden.
- Note :
- Activities are geared for ages 3–10, but all ages are welcome.
Family on Safari
Spend the night at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden with your family! Join other families for this memorable overnight adventure.
Riverbanks Camp Out
Enjoy a night spent with the sounds of Riverbanks botanical gardens. Try out camping including marshmallow roasting and sleeping in a tent. This nighttime adventure is perfect for the novice outdoorsperson.
Friday, June 3
6:00pm until 9:00am the next day
Tent camping in Waterfall Junction.
- Cost :
- $250 per family members / $310 per family general public.
A family is up to 4 guests. Additional family members can be added for $35 each (maximum of 6 guests per family).
Children must be supervised at all times by an adult in their family.
- Program Includes :
- Sleeping at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
- Professional and knowledgeable staff to guide you through your experience.
- Age-appropriate, hands-on activities.
- Entry to Riverbanks the next day.
- Meals & snacks: dinner and continental breakfast.
- Availability :
- Available on select dates.
A minimum of five families must register for a Family on Safari program to occur.
Questions about Family Programs?
Please call 803.602.0803 or email us.