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Wednesday, July 1

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1
Wed
7:30 am
Wednesday,
July
1,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 1, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
1
Wed
7:30 am
Wednesday,
July
1,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 1, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
1
Wed
8:30 am
Wednesday,
July
1,
2015

Summer Single Day Camp: Creeps from the Deep July 1 2015 8:30am-3:30pm

Ever wonder what lurks in the deep dark ocean? What it takes to survive under pressure? Or to survive without ever seeing the sun? Le't go exploring for the answers ...
- Jul -
2
Thu
7:30 am
Thursday,
July
2,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 2, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
2
Thu
8:30 am
Thursday,
July
2,
2015

Summer Single Day Camp: Stars in Stripes July 2 2015 8:30am-3:30pm

What do Tigers, Zebras, Lemurs and Skunks have in common? They all have Stripes, of course!   So, le'ts celebrate the Stars AND Stripes with these Stars IN Stripes during ...
- Jul -
3
Fri
7:30 am
Friday,
July
3,
2015

Junior Keeper for a Day: Endangered Species Encounters July 3, 2015

Welcome to Junior Keeper for a Day, a program especially designed for children ages 13 - 18. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you ...
- Jul -
3
Fri
8:00 am
Friday,
July
3,
2015

Enrichment Extravaganza

Our animals are celebrating Fourth of July with an enrichment extravaganza! Our Zoo Keepers will be giving special enrichment items to our animals during scheduled chats ...
- Jul -
4
Sat
8:00 am
Saturday,
July
4,
2015

Enrichment Extravaganza

Our animals are celebrating Fourth of July with an enrichment extravaganza! Our Zoo Keepers will be giving special enrichment items to our animals during scheduled chats ...
- Jul -
4
Sat
8:00 am
Saturday,
July
4,
2015

Red, White & Zoo

In honor of our Independence Day, active and retired military individuals receive FREE admission to the Kansas City Zoo on Saturday, July 4. Visit the Kansas City ...
- Jul -
5
Sun
8:00 am
Sunday,
July
5,
2015

Enrichment Extravaganza

Our animals are celebrating Fourth of July with an enrichment extravaganza! Our Zoo Keepers will be giving special enrichment items to our animals during scheduled chats ...
- Jul -
5
Sun
8:00 am
Sunday,
July
5,
2015

Red, White & Zoo

In honor of our Independence Day, active and retired military individuals receive FREE admission to the Kansas City Zoo on Sunday, July 5. Visit the Kansas City ...
- Jul -
6
Mon
7:30 am
Monday,
July
6,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 6, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
6
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
6,
2015

Classy Animals pt 3 (4-5 yrs) 8:30-11:30am July 6-10 2015

Enroll your little one in a fun-filled, activity packed animal antics camp. Each week explores a different animal theme. Find out why snakes stick out their tongues, ...
- Jul -
6
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
6,
2015

Zoofari Adventures: Zoocieties Animal Grouping 5-9 yrs Jul 6-10 2015

Do you know what you call a group of meerkats?  How about a group of gorillas? Join us as we explore why some animals like hanging out in groups and what role ...
- Jul -
6
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
6,
2015

Jr Zoologist: Careers (13-15 yrs) July 6-10 2015

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a zoo? Well there is a lot more to running a zoo than just taking care of the animals. Join us as we explore the careers ...
- Jul -
7
Tue
7:30 am
Tuesday,
July
7,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 7, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
8
Wed
7:30 am
Wednesday,
July
8,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 8, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
8
Wed
11:00 am
Wednesday,
July
8,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 8 Rainforest Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
9
Thu
7:30 am
Thursday,
July
9,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 9, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
9
Thu
11:00 am
Thursday,
July
9,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 9 Rainforest Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
10
Fri
7:30 am
Friday,
July
10,
2015

Junior Keeper for a Day: Conservation Conscious July 10, 2015

Welcome to Junior Keeper for a Day, a program especially designed for children ages 13 - 18. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you ...
- Jul -
10
Fri
7:00 pm
Friday,
July
10,
2015

Public Polar Bear PJ Party July 10,2015 7pm-8am almost FULL

Enjoy a sleepover with all your friends in the brand new Polar Bear Passage viewing building. Everything your family wants in a Zoo overnight at the right price. ...
- Jul -
11
Sat
12:00 am
Saturday,
July
11,
2015

Powell Gardens Reciprocal Weekend

The perks of FOTZ memberships are endless!  Use your Friends of the Zoo membership this weekend for discounted admission to Powell Gardens. This Saturday and ...
- Jul -
11
Sat
10:00 am
Saturday,
July
11,
2015

Zootastik Learning Fest - Turtles

Join us for Zootastik Learning Fest on second Saturdays to learn about amazing animals. Activities, demonstrations and crafts will take place in the main lobby ...
- Jul -
12
Sun
1:30 pm
Sunday,
July
12,
2015

Elephant Baths

It's hard to bathe when you weigh five tons! See our six elephants cool off in the water at 1:30 p.m. 
- Jul -
13
Mon
7:30 am
Monday,
July
13,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 13, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
13
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
13,
2015

Jr Zoologist: Research and Teach (13-15 yrs) July 13-17 2015

It would be hard for zoos to do their jobs if it was not for field researchers who study animals.  Discover what it takes to be an animal researcher as we conduct ...
- Jul -
13
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
13,
2015

Zoofari Adventures: Order Up! Diet & Food Webs 5-9 yrs Jul 13-17 2015

No Hunger Games here! Discover who eats what and who eats who. Decide where you fit in and which animal friends share the same culinary tastes. You’ll be surprised ...
- Jul -
14
Tue
7:30 am
Tuesday,
July
14,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 14, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
15
Wed
7:30 am
Wednesday,
July
15,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 15, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
15
Wed
11:00 am
Wednesday,
July
15,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul15 Forest Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
16
Thu
7:30 am
Thursday,
July
16,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 16, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
16
Thu
11:00 am
Thursday,
July
16,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 16 Forest Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
17
Fri
7:30 am
Friday,
July
17,
2015

Junior Keeper for a Day: Endangered Species Encounters July 17, 2015

Welcome to Junior Keeper for a Day, a program especially designed for children ages 13 - 18. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you ...
- Jul -
17
Fri
10:00 am
Friday,
July
17,
2015

Yoga Zoo July 17, 2015 10-10:45am

Relax and strike a pose! Make your trip to the zoo a relaxing one and join us for the zoo's newest program Yoga Zoo. Work on your flexibility while we imitate our ...
- Jul -
18
Sat
8:00 am
Saturday,
July
18,
2015

FOTZ Family Breakfast

FOTZ Members, join us for a full hot breakfast at the Tropics Tent July 18, 2015 from 8-10AM! We'll be serving up delicious food and providing extra entertainment! ...
- Jul -
18
Sat
10:00 am
Saturday,
July
18,
2015

Wildly Fun Day

Take a walk on the wild side and join us on Saturday, July 18 for a Wildly Fun Day at the Kansas City Zoo. Enjoy special keeper chats  and live music. Our animals ...
- Jul -
18
Sat
10:30 am
Saturday,
July
18,
2015

Cheetah Run

Catch the Cheetah Run  Run cheetahs, run! Witness the fastest mammals on Earth race around a track at top speed. We are unleashing our fierce cats, Gigi and Sahara ...
- Jul -
19
Sun
1:30 pm
Sunday,
July
19,
2015

Elephant Baths

It's hard to bathe when you weigh five tons! See our six elephants cool off in the water at 1:30 p.m. 
- Jul -
20
Mon
7:30 am
Monday,
July
20,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 20, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
20
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
20,
2015

Classy Animals pt 4(4-5 yrs) 8:30-11:30am July 20-24 2015

Enroll your little one in a fun-filled, activity packed animal antics camp. Each week explores a different animal theme. Find out why snakes stick out their tongues, ...
- Jul -
20
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
20,
2015

Zoofari Adventures: Home Sweet Home 5-12 yrs Jul 20-24 2015

Food, water, air and shelter!  We all have basic needs and animals are no different! Come and explore the world’s habitats and discover how elements of these ...
- Jul -
21
Tue
7:30 am
Tuesday,
July
21,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 21, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
22
Wed
7:30 am
Wednesday,
July
22,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 22, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
22
Wed
11:00 am
Wednesday,
July
22,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 22 Desert Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
23
Thu
7:30 am
Thursday,
July
23,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 23, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
23
Thu
11:00 am
Thursday,
July
23,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 23 Desert Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
24
Fri
7:30 am
Friday,
July
24,
2015

Junior Keeper for a Day: Conservation Conscious July 24, 2015

Welcome to Junior Keeper for a Day, a program especially designed for children ages 13 - 18. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you ...
- Jul -
25
Sat
10:00 am
Saturday,
July
25,
2015

Species Spotlight: Apes!

Join us for our new 4th Saturday events highlighting a different animal each month!  Activities will be held in the main lobby from 10:00-3:00, and special enrichment ...
- Jul -
25
Sat
6:00 pm
Saturday,
July
25,
2015

Public Nocturnal Overnight, July 25,2015 6pm-10am

  Explore the ultimate nocturnal adventure! All campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags and flashlights. The overnight includes a guided tour, ...
- Jul -
26
Sun
1:30 pm
Sunday,
July
26,
2015

Elephant Baths

It's hard to bathe when you weigh five tons! See our six elephants cool off in the water at 1:30 p.m. 
- Jul -
27
Mon
7:30 am
Monday,
July
27,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 27, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
27
Mon
8:30 am
Monday,
July
27,
2015

Zoofari Adventures: Zoocieties Animal Grouping 5-12 yrs Jul 27-31 2015

Do you know what you call a group of meerkats?  How about a group of gorillas? Join us as we explore why some animals like hanging out in groups and what role ...
- Jul -
28
Tue
7:30 am
Tuesday,
July
28,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 28, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
29
Wed
7:30 am
Wednesday,
July
29,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 29, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
29
Wed
11:00 am
Wednesday,
July
29,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 29 Grassland Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
30
Thu
7:30 am
Thursday,
July
30,
2015

Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 30, 2015

Welcome to Keeper for a Day, a program designed for children ages 7 - 12. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you have what it takes ...
- Jul -
30
Thu
11:00 am
Thursday,
July
30,
2015

Science Adventure Club- Jul 30 Grassland Habitat

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Jul -
31
Fri
7:30 am
Friday,
July
31,
2015

Junior Keeper for a Day: Endangered Species Encounters July 31, 2015

Welcome to Junior Keeper for a Day, a program especially designed for children ages 13 - 18. # of participants for each session:  2 max Description:  Do you ...
- Jul -
31
Fri
10:00 am
Friday,
July
31,
2015

Yoga Zoo July 31, 2015 10-10:45am

Relax and strike a pose! Make your trip to the zoo a relaxing one and join us for the zoo's newest program Yoga Zoo. Work on your flexibility while we imitate our ...