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December 2016

PokéWild Weekend: Catch Pokémon & Save Wildlife

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Roam the Zoo in search of Pokémon and visit 10 conservation stations focused on actions you can take to help create a better world for animals. We’ll drop lures throughout the day to guide you to the stations and help you “catch ‘em all.” Learn about the Dallas Zoo’s work to help save animals from extinction, and pledge your support to engage in behaviors that help protect animals both locally and globally. Guests can take home conservation cards featuring a…

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Free with admission

Jenny’s 40th Birthday Celebration

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Our fabulous elephant Jenny is turning 40 and we're throwing her a party worth trumpeting about! Come watch Jenny devour a veggie cake, then sign her birthday card and listen to a special keeper chat celebrating her life. Kids can take home a coloring page featuring Jenny and learn about the work being done to protect African elephants around the world. The events and activities will take place at the Simmons Safari Base Camp in the Giants of the Savanna.…

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$15 - $20

Wild About Art

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Calling all creative animal lovers! Come join us in our new art class for children ages 5-8 years. Your blossoming artist will explore their creative side using a variety of materials and art techniques, while being led in an animal-inspired project by a Dallas Zoo instructor. Participants will also experience a different Zoo tour and enjoy an up-close animal encounter with each session. Zoo Member: $15 per child Non-Member: $20 per child

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Wild Earth Action Day: Christmas Bird Count

December 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Join the Wild Earth Action Team to help save birds as we participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count, Saturday, Dec. 17 from 1:30–3:30 p.m. Christmas Bird Count is the oldest citizen science initiative in the world with tens of thousands of people participating in over 2,000 counts across the hemisphere. We will count native birds on the Dallas Zoo campus from 1:30–3:30 pm.  Birders of all ages and skill levels are welcome and pre-registration is required. (Binoculars are useful…

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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of Cats

December 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Travel the globe without leaving Dallas! Campers will explore festivals celebrating animals from around the world through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are divided into grade-level appropriate classes: PreK (ages 3-5), K-1, 2-3, and 4- 5. Please register your child based on the grade they are currently enrolled in for the 2016-17 school year. Costumes and masks are a big…

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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of Birds

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Travel the globe without leaving Dallas! Campers will explore festivals celebrating animals from around the world through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are divided into grade-level appropriate classes: PreK (ages 3-5), K-1, 2-3, and 4- 5. Please register your child based on the grade they are currently enrolled in for the 2016-17 school year. There are over 9,000 species of…

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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of Primates

December 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Travel the globe without leaving Dallas! Campers will explore festivals celebrating animals from around the world through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are divided into grade-level appropriate classes: PreK (ages 3-5), K-1, 2-3, and 4- 5. Please register your child based on the grade they are currently enrolled in for the 2016-17 school year. Festivals are more fun with food!…

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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of Saving Species

December 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Travel the globe without leaving Dallas! Campers will explore festivals celebrating animals from around the world through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are divided into grade-level appropriate classes: PreK (ages 3-5), K-1, 2-3, and 4- 5. Please register your child based on the grade they are currently enrolled in for the 2016-17 school year. Cultures around the world have festivals…

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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of Elephants

December 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Travel the globe without leaving Dallas! Campers will explore festivals celebrating animals from around the world through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are divided into grade-level appropriate classes: PreK (ages 3-5), K-1, 2-3, and 4- 5. Please register your child based on the grade they are currently enrolled in for the 2016-17 school year. Elephants are celebrated as sacred animals…

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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of North American Animals

December 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Travel the globe without leaving Dallas! Campers will explore festivals celebrating animals from around the world through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are divided into grade-level appropriate classes: PreK (ages 3-5), K-1, 2-3, and 4- 5. Please register your child based on the grade they are currently enrolled in for the 2016-17 school year. Investigate the strengths and characteristics of…

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