9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends. Early morning opening of 8 a.m. begins on Saturday, May 25 through Labor Day. 816.513.5800.
Zoological District Resident (Jackson/Clay County MO) pricing is only $5 Adults, $4.50 Seniors, $4.00 children 3-11. Regular Pricing $11.50 Adults; $10.50 Seniors; $8.50 Children ages 3-11. 2 and under are free.
Located in Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, Missouri. Just off I-435 and US-71 highway, the Zoo is easily accessible from any part of the metropolitan area. 816.513.5800
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What is the Kidís Conservation Club? This is a new club which will explore unique adventures into the science and fun behind our living environment. Kids can trek the globe and jump into the science of wildlife and environmental conservation with the Kansas City Zooís Kidís Conservation Club. Staff and experts will provide hands-on activities, including animal classification, archaeology and anthropology, global warming, the benefits of horticulture, water purity studies, energy conservation and recycling, among others.
When does the Club meet and for how long? The Kidís Conservation Club will meet every second Saturday from 2 Ė 3 p.m. during the Second Saturdays Kids Fun Fest, which is from 10 a.m. Ė 3 p.m.
Where will the Club meet? The Kidís Conservation Club location will be determined each month according to Club activities.
Who can join and is there a fee? The Kidís Conservation Club is open to any FOTZ member ages 5 Ė 12. There is no additional fee for joining.
Do parents stay or drop their children off? Parents are welcome to attend the Kidís Conservation Club and are encouraged to do so.
Do you have to pre-register for the Kidís Conservation Club or can you just arrive at an event? The Marketing Department is accepting reservations and pre-registrations or you may register at the Kidís Conservation Club meeting. There is no deadline for registering.
If guests arrive at the Zoo and are not FOTZ members yet, will there be a way for them to sign up for a membership that day to be able to participate? Any Zoo guest who would like to sign up to be a FOTZ member is encouraged to do so. Guests may sign up online or at the front gate when they arrive at the Zoo. Once registered as a FOTZ member, everyone ages 5 Ė 12 is welcome to participate in the Kidís Conservation Club.
Which staff will be the activity managers? Jenna Heilman, Event and Marketing Manager, will be present during the events.
Are activities or events each month already planned? The Event and Marketing Department always accepts input. The Department will be collecting suggestions and comments from staff, volunteers and FOTZ member participants.
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