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)

 

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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)

 

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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
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)

 

 

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Aug
8
Wed
Family Fun Night
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s the final Family Fun Night at ZooMontana and it is packed full of fun!   Buffalo Wild Wings will be offering a fun Safari hunt with some great prizes, the ABC Band will be performing under the ZooPavilion, magic shows will be going on at the Amphitheater, the animals will be out late and many will be out and about visiting with the guests!   There will be games to play and the new Bungee trampoline from Montana Premier Entertainment to try out. Canvas Creek will be here and helping guests paint the Zoo wall!  All of this and more for just $5 per person (kids 2 and under are FREE as well as Zoo members).  Food trucks and adult beverages will be available.

Oct
2
Tue
ZooTots!
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
ZooTots!

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 first Tuesday and second Thursday of each month,  9:30 – 10:15 am
Cost:
$17 per ZooTot participant (Includes admission to the class and the Zoo for one accompanying adult.)  Add on one additional participant for an additional $5.
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) 

Upcoming ZooTots Classes:

October 2nd, 2018: Rocket the Box Turtle!

October 18th, 2018: Uri the Uromastyx Lizard!

November 6th, 2018: Rachel the Rubber Boa!

November 15th, 2018: Bandy the Armadillo!

December 4th, 2018: Judd the Milk Snake!

December 20th, 2018: Scout the Screech Owl!

January 17th, 2019: Grumpy the Hognose Snake!

February 5th, 2019: Flumpy the Chinchilla!

February 21st, 2019: Mesa the Gopher Snake!

March 5th, 2019: Steve the Leopard Gecko!

March 21st, 2019: Sydney the Laughing Kookaburra!

April 2nd, 2019: Harry the Ball Python!

April 18th, 2019: Spitzer the Hedgehog!

 

 

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Oct
5
Fri
Sleepy Hollow Haunted Wagon Rides
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Use the code “Spooky” when making your reservation for Monday or Tuesday, October 29 & 30 and get 20% off!!
It’s a Halloween adventure that is different from the rest and that everyone can enjoy! Experience a traditional horse drawn wagon ride through the back of ZooMontana – an area rumored to be haunted and frequented by the Headless Horseman!
 
Listen to the animated story narration of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow while the wagon winds its way through a variety of scenery and spooky sites. It is an eerie adventure yet appropriate for all ages. However, the later it gets in the evening, the more haunted it will become with the darkness.

Reservations are suggested but not required. 

$15/person – kids age 3 and under are FREE!

Hosted by Elk River Outfitters

 

Oct
6
Sat
Sleepy Hollow Haunted Wagon Rides
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Use the code “Spooky” when making your reservation for Monday or Tuesday, October 29 & 30 and get 20% off!!
It’s a Halloween adventure that is different from the rest and that everyone can enjoy! Experience a traditional horse drawn wagon ride through the back of ZooMontana – an area rumored to be haunted and frequented by the Headless Horseman!
 
Listen to the animated story narration of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow while the wagon winds its way through a variety of scenery and spooky sites. It is an eerie adventure yet appropriate for all ages. However, the later it gets in the evening, the more haunted it will become with the darkness.

Reservations are suggested but not required. 

$15/person – kids age 3 and under are FREE!

Hosted by Elk River Outfitters