Zippy Zoo Day with Mom!

Scovill Zoo will be hosting a Zippy Zoo Day with Mom on May 12 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. in honor of Mothers’ Day. Activities include games, gifts (while supplies last), and animal presentations. Moms receive free admission with a paying child on May 12 & 13. For more information, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435.

Zippy Zoo Day with Mom
Date: May 12 & 13
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fee: Mothers are free with a paid child admission.
Location: 71 S. Country Club Rd. Decatur, IL. 62521

Register Now for May Zoo Buddies!

Scovill Zoo offers their monthly Zoo Buddies class for children aged 3 – 5 on Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Attendees will discover a new species or environment in the Scovill Zoo Education Center and take home a zoo buddy plush toy. Cost is $16 ($13 with resident discount). For more information or to register, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435 or go online at Decatur-parks.org.

Zoo Buddies Class: What’s the Buzz?
Date: Tuesday, May 8
Time: 10 – 11 a.m. OR 2 – 3 p.m.
Fee: $16 ($13 with resident discount)
Location: Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd.

Register Now for Zoo Camps & Classes!

Registration is now open for Scovill Zoo’s summer zoo camps and classes! Youth aged 3 – 17 will discover the wild side of education with Zoo Buddies classes, Critter Tales, Zoo Kids, Zoo Camp, Zoo Crew, Zoo Safari, and Zoo Teens I/II! First sessions begin in June and classes/camps extend through late July. To pre-register, click here, call 421-7435, or visit Scovill Zoo (71 S. Country Club Rd.).

For more details, or to download Zoo Teen I & II applications go to the Camps & Classes page!

Celebrate Earth Day & World Penguin Day

Celebrate Earth Day and World Penguin Day at Scovill Zoo from 12 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21! Visitors will learn about conservation efforts that they can apply to their own backyards and listen to exciting keeper chats highlighting the Humboldt penguin. For more information, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435.

Earth Day & World Penguin Day
Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: Zoo hours, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (last admission at 5 p.m.)
Festivities, 12 – 4 p.m.
Location: Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd.

Zoo Buddy Classes

February Zoo Buddies 

With Zoo Buddies, our youngest zoo enthusiasts have their own pint-sized animal adventures! Each month, kids aged 3 – 5 will discover a new species or environment and take home a new zoo buddy plush toy.

Appreciation Post!

Thank you to all who gave items to our Animals Wish List.

You all have been very generous.

Our animals and keepers thank you!

Check out all the fun stuff brought to us this past holiday season!

 

 

Scovill Zoo Closed for Regular Season, Re-opens for Boo at the Zoo

Scovill Zoo is now closed for the 2017 regular season. The zoo will be re-open for Boo at the Zoo on October 13 – 15, 20 – 22 & 26 – 29. Boo at the Zoo hours and pricing are listed below. Please call 421-7435 for questions, purchase memberships, or to rent the Scovill House or Shilling Education Center.

Boo at the Zoo Hours (October 13 – 15, 20 – 22 & 26 – 29)

Boo at the Zoo Prices