Dec
23
Sat
Breakfast With the Animals – Three Banded Armadillo
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Experience the Zoo During the Early Morning Hours!

Come as a family and join us for a light breakfast followed by an up close encounter with one of our Education Ambassador animals!  Find out about animal diets and what, and how, we feed our animals here at the zoo.  Then, enjoy early-bird access to the zoo before we open the gates to our guests for the day.  You may even catch some of our animals enjoying their breakfast snacks when they first enter their yards!

*Breakfast will include cold cereals and milk, juice, fresh fruit, granola bars, and either doughnuts or muffins.

 

What:
Family or group program.  Breakfast, animal encounter, and early-bird zoo admission.
Who:
Families or groups with children age 4+ with at least one accompanying paying adult. (Maximum of 16 participants for each session.)
Where:
At the zoo in our EdZOOcate Place multimedia classroom.
When:
One Saturday of each month.
Time:
9:00 am breakfast followed by animal encounter, 9:45 am early bird access to the zoo. (Prior to 10:00 am gate opening.)
Cost:
$10 per person.  Includes program plus early-bird full day zoo admission.
How:
Register online by selecting the appropriate session below.  Advanced registration required.

 

 

Click Here to Register!

Dec
27
Wed
School’s Out Camp – Be a Naturalist
Dec 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
School's Out Camp - Be a Naturalist

Be a Naturalist: A naturalist is someone that studies Natural History. Don’t let a little history scare you! You will learn to seek out tracks, keep a journal, and look at nature in a new light!

 

School may be OUT, but animal fun is definitely IN!

ZooMontana offers half-day programs during select school vacations that get kids involved in hands-on animal and nature exploration.

 

What:
Half-day camp sessions
Who:
Ages 5-10
When:
During select school vacations
Time:
8:00am – 1:00pm
Cost:
$35.00 per half-day session
How:
Click on the desired camp (or camps) from the list below to complete your online registration. (Advance registration required)

 

Click Here to Register!

Dec
28
Thu
School’s Out Camp – Tools and Adaptations
Dec 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
School's Out Camp - Tools and Adaptations

Do animals REALLY use tools? Yes! Join us to discover what these tools are and how they help the animal survive in its habitat!

 

School may be OUT, but animal fun is definitely IN!

ZooMontana offers half-day programs during select school vacations that get kids involved in hands-on animal and nature exploration.

 

What:
Half-day camp sessions
Who:
Ages 5-10
When:
During select school vacations
Time:
8:00am – 1:00pm
Cost:
$35.00 per half-day session
How:
Click on the desired camp (or camps) from the list below to complete your online registration. (Advance registration required)

 

Click Here to Register!

Dec
29
Fri
School’s Out Camp – Night Life
Dec 29 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
School's Out Camp - Night Life

The dark can sometimes be a bit creepy, but it is also full of life! Join us in learning “whooo” calls the night their home!

 

School may be OUT, but animal fun is definitely IN!

ZooMontana offers half-day programs during select school vacations that get kids involved in hands-on animal and nature exploration.

 

What:
Half-day camp sessions
Who:
Ages 5-10
When:
During select school vacations
Time:
8:00am – 1:00pm
Cost:
$35.00 per half-day session
How:
Click on the desired camp (or camps) from the list below to complete your online registration. (Advance registration required)

 

Click Here to Register!

Jan
9
Tue
Pint Night for ZooMontana
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The great folks at the Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill at 2203 Montana Avenue are hosting a Pint Night for ZooMontana. No flyers or fancy coupons needed – just swing by with some friends. A $1 for every pint sold supports your Zoo! There will be some animal friends there, too!

Jan
11
Thu
ZooTots! Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
ZooTots!  Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula

Learn about a different featured animal each month!  Join our Education Specialists for an animal story, a craft or activity, and an up close encounter with a Zoo resident right in our classroom!   Plus, after class, stay and enjoy the Zoo!

 

What:
“Mommy/Daddy and Me” zoo class… but any adult is welcome to join in the fun!
Who:
2 – 3 year olds and their accompanying adult
When:
Classes are held on the second Thursday of each month,  9:30 – 10:15 am
Cost:
$16.95 per ZooTot participant (Includes admission to the Zoo for one accompanying adult.)  Add on ONE additional participant for an additional $4.95
How:
Register online by selecting the appropriate ZooTots class below

Space is limited to 10 child/adult pairs and 5 additional add-on children. (Total of 15 children)

 

 

Click Here to Register!

Jan
20
Sat
Breakfast With the Animals – Laughing Kookaburra
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Experience the Zoo During the Early Morning Hours!

Come as a family and join us for a light breakfast followed by an up close encounter with one of our Education Ambassador animals!  Find out about animal diets and what, and how, we feed our animals here at the zoo.  Then, enjoy early-bird access to the zoo before we open the gates to our guests for the day.  You may even catch some of our animals enjoying their breakfast snacks when they first enter their yards!

*Breakfast will include cold cereals and milk, juice, fresh fruit, granola bars, and either doughnuts or muffins.

 

What:
Family or group program.  Breakfast, animal encounter, and early-bird zoo admission.
Who:
Families or groups with children age 4+ with at least one accompanying paying adult. (Maximum of 16 participants for each session.)
Where:
At the zoo in our EdZOOcate Place multimedia classroom.
When:
One Saturday of each month.
Time:
9:00 am breakfast followed by animal encounter, 9:45 am early bird access to the zoo. (Prior to 10:00 am gate opening.)
Cost:
$10 per person.  Includes program plus early-bird full day zoo admission.
How:
Register online by selecting the appropriate session below.  Advanced registration required.

 

 

Click Here to Register!

Feb
8
Thu
ZooTots! Three Toed Box Turtle
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
ZooTots!  Three Toed Box Turtle

Learn about a different featured animal each month!  Join our Education Specialists for an animal story, a craft or activity, and an up close encounter with a Zoo resident right in our classroom!   Plus, after class, stay and enjoy the Zoo!

 

What:
“Mommy/Daddy and Me” zoo class… but any adult is welcome to join in the fun!
Who:
2 – 3 year olds and their accompanying adult
When:
Classes are held on the second Thursday of each month,  9:30 – 10:15 am
Cost:
$16.95 per ZooTot participant (Includes admission to the Zoo for one accompanying adult.)  Add on ONE additional participant for an additional $4.95
How:
Register online by selecting the appropriate ZooTots class below

Space is limited to 10 child/adult pairs and 5 additional add-on children. (Total of 15 children)

 

 

Click Here to Register!

May
12
Sat
MDA Muscle Walk of Montana @ ZooMontana
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Us at Muscle Walk!

At MDA, families are our stars and heroes. Muscle Walk gives us the opportunity to unite around a cause that binds us together and celebrate all the stars in our lives — you, supporters, caregivers, friends and family — who make this journey possible.

Sign up for Muscle Walk as an individual or with a team, or create your own team. Ask others to join you and support you with a donation — they’ll be grateful for a fun, easy way to fight back in your honor that really makes a difference.

This year, we need you to join us at MDA Muscle Walk so we can continue to enhance our support and care, offer the highest-quality programs and accelerate research efforts to bring more treatments to families faster.  REGISTER TODAY!!! MDA Muscle Walk

May
19
Sat
GeraniumFest & St. Vincent Healthcare Kids Fun Day
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
GeraniumFest & St. Vincent Healthcare Kids Fun Day
It’s the 18th Annual GeraniumFest to benefit ZooMontana’s Botanical Society (the group that keeps our grounds and gardens looking beautiful!) Stop by the tent in the Zoo parking lot and purchase beautiful geraniums as well as other plants! Receive a coupon for 20% off your next purchase in the newly renovated ZooMontana Gift Shop!
 
St. Vincent Children’s Healthcare is hosting the 3rd Annual Kids Fun
Day at ZooMontana! Kids Fun Day is a celebration of St. Vincent’s partnership with Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. St. Vincent Healthcare has a long history of providing high quality pediatric care to the region, and this relationship strengthens that legacy.
 
• Public admission is $3.00
• Free admission for Zoo members and St. Vincent Healthcare associates
• Kids will receive a free bag lunch!
 
Food trucks will be available!