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December 2016
$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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$40 - $45

Snowfari Winter Camp: Festival of Dragons

December 30 @ 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. Explore the meaning behind the twelve…

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January 2017
$25 - $65

Gorillas in our midst: 50 years of gorilla conservation

January 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Angelika Film Center Dallas,
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75209 United States

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund President and CEO Tara Stoinski is a well-decorated scholar who researches and works to conserve gorilla populations and habitats. Listen to Stoinski speak about the work the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund does at 7 p.m., Jan. 11 at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. Both Stoinski and the Dallas Zoo are invested in saving mountain gorillas from extinction and work together to make a difference for these beautiful animals. Gregg Hudson, president and CEO of the Dallas Zoo…

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$27 - $30

Educator Workshop – Operation Zoo: Problem-Based Learning

January 28, 2017
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Grades: K-12 Cost: $30/Non-member; $27/Zoo member Initiate problem-based projects and become immersed in real Zoo issues like exhibit design, behavioral research, and animal enrichment. Teachers will explore problem solving techniques and inquiry-driven learning, using real-world scenarios applicable in the Zoo and in the classroom across grade levels and content areas.

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February 2017
$42 - $45

Educator Workshop – Project Learning Tree: Early Childhood

February 18, 2017
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Grades: PreK Cost: $45/Non-member; $42/Zoo member Connect students to the forests and the great outdoors through observations, movement, music, and science. Help students discover their outdoor learning potential. You will receive the PLT curriculum and guidebook upon completion of this workshop.

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$42 - $45

Educator Workshop – Project Learning Tree

February 25, 2017
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Grades: K – 12 Cost: $45/Non-member; $42/Zoo member Connect students to the world of forests and plant the seeds for them to gain the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions and take responsible actions to sustain forests, habitats, and use of natural resources. You will receive the PLT curriculum and guidebook upon completion of this workshop.

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March 2017
$20

Family Safari Night Hike

March 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ZooNorth at the Dallas Zoo,
650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Designed just for families! Join us for a Dallas Zoo Family Safari Night Hike and experience the fascinating world of animals after-dark! Enjoy an unforgettable evening with a special Zoo tour, fun-filled activities, and an opportunity to see some of our Education animals up-close. Cost: $20 per person We cannot accommodate special events/requests such as birthday parties, reunions, etc. Maximum 40 participants per night. Zoo membership does not apply.

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$27 - $30

Educator Workshop – Animals and Art

March 14, 2017
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Grades: K-12 Cost: $30/Non-member; $27/Zoo member Engage your students in art, science and wonder! In this interdisciplinary workshop, you’ll discover ways that animals create their own art and explore how artists across the ages have used animals as inspiration. Take home your own project and a ton of inventive ideas that blend science and art, including how to make animal enrichment items in your classroom.

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April 2017
$27 - $30

Educator Workshop – Creating Wild Spaces

April 1, 2017
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Grades: K-12 Cost: $30/Non-member; $27/Zoo member Discover best practices for connecting students with nature and creating an indoor or outdoor green space that can be a multidisciplinary education facility as well as a haven for native plants and wildlife. Experience how the horticulture team at Dallas Zoo manages native Texas plants on Zoo grounds, creates browse gardens for animals, composts, collaborates with Master Gardeners, and even uses vegetables grown on site for catered events at the Zoo!

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