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Home School Workshops Announced

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park’s Education Department is happy to announce a fun new series of programs for home-schooled students!  These Home School Workshop programs are open to all home-schooled students in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade for the 2015-2016 school year. These drop-off programs will include live animal encounters and zoo tours, along […]

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Few Spaces Remain Open for Summer Zoo Camp

Zoo Camp Registration Begins January 20th! It may be the middle of winter, but at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, we know it’s never too soon to look ahead to the summer! That’s why we are pleased to announce the July 2016 topics and schedule for our 6th annual Summer Zoo Camp Program for […]

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Admission is half-price in January & February

Enjoy Half-Priced Admissions at the NEW Zoo for a Limited Time! The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will once again be offering our special winter admission rates for the entire months of January and February. All zoo admission fees will be half off* our regular rates. Winter is an excellent time to view the animals! Watch […]

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Volunteers & Interns Needed

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently recruiting both volunteers and interns!  Interns are needed in all areas of the program – with applications for the Spring Semester (starting in January) due soon!  A variety of internships are available, including Education & Husbandry, Marketing & Social Media, and even Graphic Design!  To learn more […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again: the holidays are just around the corner!  But, don’t worry – we’ve got some great gift ideas for everyone on your list. Zoo Pass Memberships Zoo Pass Memberships are a gift that keeps on giving – for the entire year!  You can purchase a gift membership for anyone: an […]

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Winter Hours in Effect

Effective Sunday, November 1st, the NEW Zoo hours of operation will change to the winter schedule. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The NEW Zoo will remain open seven days a week, including holidays.  The Giraffe Feeding Experience will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and again from […]

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New Internships Available

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently recruiting Interns!  We have recently expanded our internship options and opportunities.  Applicants no longer have to be interested in either education or animal care; we now offer programs in THREE NEW areas: marketing & social media, volunteer coordination/management, and graphic design and photography!  These new Internships will provide […]

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Fall Hours: Sept 1st to Oct 31st

Effective Tuesday, September 1st, the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will be operating under the Fall Hours of Operation Schedule. The Zoo will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Adventure Park Features (Ropes Challenge Course, Climbing Wall, and Zip Lines) will be operating under Summer Hours (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. […]

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New Baby Lynx on Display

Edmond, the Canada lynx kitten, is ready to greet his fans!! Visitors can see the adorable kitten on exhibit for one hour daily from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. during the month of July. The kitten is approaching his 2nd month of life and is just beginning to explore his surroundings. Mother lynx, Lucy, is […]

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Early Entry Special for Zoo Pass Members

The first Wednesday of each month in June, July, and August, Zoo Pass Members can enter the NEW Zoo as early as 8:00 a.m. to “beat the summer heat” and get a rare glimpse into the zoo animals’ morning routines!  Free coffee and juice will also be available until 9:00 a.m. in the Mayan Taste […]

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