Experience the zoo up close and personal with tours for students in grades 1 – 12! Schools and organizations will enjoy a personalized tour, with a narrated explanation of exhibits and their residents. Meal deals, grab bags, goat food, and sno-cones are also available. Please call two weeks in advance to schedule: 421-7435.
Can you waddle like a penguin, howl like a wolf, or run like a cheetah? An exciting animal adventure awaits 3 – 5 year-olds and their adult guests! Through the use of short stories and hands-on activities, we will make connections with some amazing creatures. Participants will get to take home their very own Zoo Buddy plush animal after class.
Location: Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd.
Fee: $16 ($13 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online, visit Scovill Zoo, or call the zoo at 421-7435.
|156514-I1||Sleepy Sloths||September 11||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-I2||Sleepy Sloths||September 11||2 - 3 p.m.|
|156514-J1||Leapin' Lemurs||October 9||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-J2||Leapin' Lemurs||October 9||2 - 3 p.m.|
|156514-K1||Fabulous Flamingos||November 13||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-K2||Fabulous Flamingos||November 13||2 - 3 p.m.|
|156514-L1||Incredible Camels||December 11||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-L2||Incredible Camels||December 11||2 - 3 p.m.|
|156514-A1||Happy Hedgehogs||January 8||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-A2||Happy Hedgehogs||January 8||2 - 3 p.m.|
|156514-B1||Hootin' Owls||February 12||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-B2||Hootin' Owls||February 12||2 - 3 p.m.|
|156514-C1||Playful Penguins||March 12||10 - 11 a.m.|
|156514-C2||Playful Penguins||March 12||2 - 3 p.m.|
Saturday Zoo Buzz (NEW!)
Adults are invited to the zoo on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. for coffee, snacks, and presentations by zoo professionals from around Illinois. These adult-focused sessions will feature local, national, and global conservation topics. Please preregister at 217/421-7435.
|146520-01||September 1||Current Events in Conservation|
|146520-02||October 6||Modern Zoo Administration|
|146520-03||November 3||Animal Health & Care|
|146520-04||December 1||Zoo Communities|
|146520-05||January 5||Zoo Volunteerism|
|146520-06||February 2||Small Steps to Save the World|
|146520-07||March 2||Zoo Recreation|