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April 2018

Sensory Friendly Day

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
$6

The Dallas Zoo welcomes individuals with autism, their families, and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience. Modifications around the Zoo will include sound adjustments and quiet zones to create an enjoyable environment for the whole family. In addition families will be provided with social stories and parent tips prior to the event. Download and read the Zoo’s social story. Sensory Friendly Day is now sold out! Individuals may still attend, but will have to pay full admissions price…

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Educator Workshop: Wilds of Africa

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
$30

Looking for new ways to ignite learning in your classroom? We can help! Our innovative teacher workshops will spark your imagination! A great way to discover how to keep your students engaged in math and science while earning professional development hours! All educator workshops run from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Participants will earn six (6) SBEC/TEEAC approved Continuing Professional Education credits, unless otherwise noted. Wilds of Africa Recommended Grades: 3 – 12 Investigate the science of African wildlife through…

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May 2018

Teen Science Café

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Teen Science Café out-of-school programs are a free, fun way for teens to explore the big advances in science and technology affecting their lives. Teens and STEM experts engage in lively conversations and activities to explore a topic deeply. Teen Science Café is open to all high school students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Teen Science Café meets on select Sundays from 6-8 p.m. at the Dallas Zoo. 2017-18 Dates: May 6 Program Fee: None, but an RSVP is required.

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Family Campout

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - May 12 @ 10:00 am

Experience a Dallas Zoo adventure designed just for families! Join us as we show you the fascinating world of animals through guided Zoo tours, behind-the-scenes activities, s’mores around the campfire, continental breakfast and up-close animal encounters. Sleep in our new Camp Okapi campground tucked away in the Wilds of Africa!  Tents sit atop wooden decks overlooking a rustic firepit, perfect for roasting marshmallows and singing around the campfire.  Tent features include cots, fans, and electrical outlets.  Each tent accommodates ten (10) guests total and may…

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Family Zoo Adventure: Garden Safari

May 12 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together during the Family Zoo Adventure Saturday Programs! Each monthly session will focus on a different theme and include activity stations, animal encounters, and special zoo tours that will make learning fun for young and old alike. Activities are developed for families with youth between 4 and 12. May 12 - Garden Safari Zoo Member: $12 per person Non-Member: $15 per person

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Homeschool Family Zoo Adventures: Garden Safari

May 14 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Homeschool families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together during the Family Zoo Adventure Monday programs! Each session will focus on a different theme and include activity stations, animal encounters, and special zoo tours that will make learning fun for young and old alike. Activities are developed for families with youth between 4 and 12. May 14 - Garden Safari Zoo Member: $12 per person Non-Member: $15 per person

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Wild About Art: Andy Goldsworthy

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
$15 – $20

Calling all creative animal lovers!  Your blossoming artist, ages 5-8 years, 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.  Sign up for one class or sign up for all to experience a truly WILD time! Sessions are offered on select Sundays from 1 - 3 p.m.…

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June 2018

Family Zoo Adventures: Summer Savanna

June 2 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together during the Family Zoo Adventure Saturday Programs! Each monthly session will focus on a different theme and include activity stations, animal encounters, and special zoo tours that will make learning fun for young and old alike. Activities are developed for families with youth between 4 and 12. June 2 — Summer Savanna Zoo Member: $12 per person Non-Member: $15 per person

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Texas Horned Lizard Expedition

June 8 - June 10
$270 – $300

Dates: June 8-10, 2018 Cost: $300/non-members; $270/members Take action and join us on this adventure learning about these magnificent animals. Participants will work in the field with Dallas Zoo researchers, participate in hands-on activities and learn how herpetologists collect field data. If you're a teacher, you will receive 14 hours of CPE credits by participating in the program. Registration includes: two lunches and two dinners, program activities, night hikes, van transportation and 14 hours of professional development credit. Lodging is not…

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July 2018

Sunrise Yoga at the Dallas Zoo

July 15 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
$25

Stand and stretch like a whooping crane with a sunrise yoga session at the Dallas Zoo. Participants will enjoy a yoga session led by certified yoga instructor Tamara King. Registration is open for anyone age 14 and up. Please bring your own yoga mat, and water. REGISTER NOW

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