Upcoming Events

February 14, 2015

Full-day Photo Safari Workshop

Register TodaySpend the entire day shooting and perfecting your photographic skills. These workshops include a continental breakfast and a morning Photo Safari led by staff photographer Cathy Burkey, followed by a box lunch and an afternoon classroom session led by an industry professional. Each workshop concentrates on various aspects of nature and animal photography. Sessions are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention.

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost per person: $125 for members; $150 for non-members

Start: February 14, 2015 8:00 am
End: February 14, 2015 4:00 pm

March 9, 2015

Spring Break Camp: Destination Reforestation

Speak for the trees to save animals around the world. Campers will learn about the importance of plants at the Zoo, too. It matters a lot, it’s all up to you.
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Click below to register for “Destination Reforestation” based on your child’s current grade level:



SpringCampCost15

Start: March 9, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 9, 2015 4:00 pm

March 10, 2015

Spring Break Camp: Hakuna Matata

Join us on an African safari to explore the great circle of life and visit animal communities up close and in action. You’ll even meet some of the real-life animals that have inspired classic films.
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Click below to register for “Hakuna Matata” based on your child’s current grade level:



SpringCampCost15

Start: March 10, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 10, 2015 4:00 pm

March 11, 2015

Spring Break Camp: Dr. ZooLittle

Ever wonder how we take care of thousands of animals here at the Dallas Zoo? See firsthand what it takes to nurture animals both big and small.
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Click below to register for “Dr. ZooLittle” based on your child’s current grade level:



SpringCampCost15

Start: March 11, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 11, 2015 4:00 pm

March 12, 2015

Spring Break Camp: Life of a Bug

Tour the Zoo to get a bug’s-eye view of the tiny, amazing creatures that inhabit your back yard. Learn about these misunderstood critters and how they make a huge difference in our world.
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Click below to register for “Life of a Bug” based on your child’s current grade level:



SpringCampCost15

Start: March 12, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 12, 2015 4:00 pm

March 13, 2015

Spring Break Camp: Rio and You

Come soar to new heights as we journey to Rio De Janeiro and celebrate Carnival! Discover the amazing animals that fly, climb, and slither through South America. When exploring such a unique place, you never know who you may meet.
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Click below to register for “Rio and You” based on your child’s current grade level:



SpringCampCost15

Start: March 13, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 13, 2015 4:00 pm

March 14, 2015

Half-day Group Photo Safari

Register TodayCapture amazing shots of wild and exotic animals in their naturalistic habitats with Dallas Zoo staff photographer Cathy Burkey. With help from zookeepers and guidance and tips from Cathy, you’re guaranteed excellent photos of animals foraging for their breakfast, romping and playing, and exhibiting other natural behaviors. You’ll meet at 8 a.m. for a continental breakfast, then set out to explore some of the Zoo’s most interesting and charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention. The session concludes at noon, and participants are welcome to stay at the Zoo for the day.

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost per person: $45 for members; $55 for non-members

Start: March 14, 2015 8:00 am
End: March 14, 2015 12:00 pm

March 27, 2015

Photo Safari Overnight

Register TodayAre you game for an overnight adventure? Spend the night at the Zoo, photographing animals after it closes to the public. You’ll enjoy a gourmet dinner and have the opportunity to discuss your favorite photographs. After spending the night in our Camp Okapi jungle-style bunkhouse tents, you’ll awake to a sunrise breakfast, then visit some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 28 participants to ensure excellent access. Accommodations are basic and no shower facilities are available. The session ends at 9 a.m., and participants may stay at Zoo and photograph for the remainder of the day.

Time: 5 p.m. through 9 a.m. the following day

Cost per person: $200 for members; $250 for non-members (per person)

 

Start: March 27, 2015 5:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 9:00 am

April 25, 2015

Half-day Group Photo Safari

Register TodayCapture amazing shots of wild and exotic animals in their naturalistic habitats with Dallas Zoo staff photographer Cathy Burkey. With help from zookeepers and guidance and tips from Cathy, you’re guaranteed excellent photos of animals foraging for their breakfast, romping and playing, and exhibiting other natural behaviors. You’ll meet at 8 a.m. for a continental breakfast, then set out to explore some of the Zoo’s most interesting and charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention. The session concludes at noon, and participants are welcome to stay at the Zoo for the day.

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost per person: $45 for members; $55 for non-members

Start: April 25, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 25, 2015 12:00 pm

May 23, 2015

Photo Safari Overnight

Register TodayAre you game for an overnight adventure? Spend the night at the Zoo, photographing animals after it closes to the public. You’ll enjoy a gourmet dinner and have the opportunity to discuss your favorite photographs. After spending the night in our Camp Okapi jungle-style bunkhouse tents, you’ll awake to a sunrise breakfast, then visit some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 28 participants to ensure excellent access. Accommodations are basic and no shower facilities are available. The session ends at 9 a.m., and participants may stay at Zoo and photograph for the remainder of the day.

Time: 5 p.m. through 9 a.m. the following day

Cost per person: $200 for members; $250 for non-members (per person)

 

Start: May 23, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 24, 2015 9:00 am
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