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Wednesday, October 1

To make your own zoo adventure, view our full calendar.
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1
Tue
Tuesday,
July
1,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 1, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
2,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 2, 2014

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 -
3
Thu
Thursday,
July
3,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 3, 2014

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 -
4
Fri
Friday,
July
4,
2014

Happy 4th of July

In honor of our Independence Day, active and retired military individuals receive FREE admission to the Kansas City Zoo when they show their military ID. 
- Jul -
4
Fri
Friday,
July
4,
2014

Red, White & Zoo

In honor of our Independence Day, past and present military individuals receive FREE admission to the Kansas City Zoo when they show their military ID. Families ...
- Jul -
5
Sat
Saturday,
July
5,
2014

SOLD OUT Public Penguin Pole-looza Saturday,July 5th 7pm-8am

Enjoy a sleepover with our newest feathered friends!  Enjoy an evening of hands-on activities in our new Helzberg Penguin Plaza.  You may even get to explore ...
- Jul -
7
Mon
Monday,
July
7,
2014

Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 7, 2014

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 -
7
Mon
Monday,
July
7,
2014

Junior Zoologist 13-15 yrs- July 7-11

This hands-on  5-day camp explores the different aspects of Zoo Life.  Learn the different Zoo Career paths from the Pros!. Find out what it mean to be a Keeper, ...
- Jul -
7
Mon
Monday,
July
7,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 5-6 yrs- July 7-11 Weird, True & Freaky

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
7
Mon
Monday,
July
7,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 7-9 yrs- July 7-11 Weird, True & Freaky

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
7
Mon
Monday,
July
7,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 4-5 yrs AM- July 7-11 Classy Animals pt. 3

This wild and wonderful half day, 5-day camp will amaze your preschoolers with cool animal encounter, personal tours, & crafts/games. Spend your summer ...
- Jul -
7
Mon
Monday,
July
7,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 4-5 yrs PM- July 7-11 Classy Animals pt. 3 CLOSED

This wild and wonderful half day, 5-day camp will amaze your preschoolers with cool animal encounter, personal tours, & crafts/games. Spend your summer ...
- Jul -
9
Wed
Wednesday,
July
9,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friend July 9, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
9,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 9 - Armadillos and Alligators

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom.  If you have not pre-registered, please check in at the Education office by 10:50.
- Jul -
10
Thu
Thursday,
July
10,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 10, 2014

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 -
10
Thu
Thursday,
July
10,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 10 - Armadillos and Alligators

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom.  If you have not pre-registered, please check in at the Education office by 10:50.
- Jul -
11
Fri
Friday,
July
11,
2014

SOLD OUT Junior Keeper for a Day: Conservation Conscious July 11, 2014

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 ...
- Jul -
11
Fri
Friday,
July
11,
2014

SOLD OUT Polar Bear PJ Party-Open-Friday July 11, 2014

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 -
12
Sat
Saturday,
July
12,
2014

Zootastik Learning Fest-Camouflage

Join us for Zootastik Learning Fest on Saturday, July 12 and learn about camouflage in the animal world and why cats have stripes and spots. Activities, demonstrations ...
- Jul -
14
Mon
Monday,
July
14,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 14, 2014

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 -
14
Mon
Monday,
July
14,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 10-12 yrs- July 14-18 Awesome Adaptations

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
14
Mon
Monday,
July
14,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 5-6 yrs- July 14-18 Awesome Adaptations

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
14
Mon
Monday,
July
14,
2014

SOLD OUT Zoofari Adventures 7-9 yrs- July 14-18 Awesome Adaptations

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
15
Tue
Tuesday,
July
15,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 15, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
16,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 16, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
16,
2014

Private Woodland Preschool Science Adventure Club

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom.  If you have not pre-registered, please check in at the Education office by 10:50.
- Jul -
16
Wed
Wednesday,
July
16,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 16 - Camels and Cheetahs

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
Thu
Thursday,
July
17,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 17, 2014

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 -
17
Thu
Thursday,
July
17,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 17 - Camels and Cheetahs

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 -
18
Fri
Friday,
July
18,
2014

SOLD OUT Junior Keeper for a Day: Endangered Species Encounters July 18, 2014

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 ...
- Jul -
19
Sat
Saturday,
July
19,
2014

FOTZ Family Morning

Wake up with the animals and check out how they get out of their "beds."   Some are crazy happy to be awake others are slow on the move -- sound familiar?   ...
- Jul -
19
Sat
Saturday,
July
19,
2014

Wildly Fun Day

Take a walk on the wild side and join us on Saturday, July 19 for a Wildly Fun Day at the Kansas City Zoo. Enjoy special keeper chats and participate in our very ...
- Jul -
19
Sat
Saturday,
July
19,
2014

Cheetah Run

Run cheetahs, run! Witness the fastest mammals on Earth race around a track at top speed. Every month the Zoo unleashes our fierce cats for extra exercise. Don't ...
- Jul -
21
Mon
Monday,
July
21,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 21, 2014

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 -
21
Mon
Monday,
July
21,
2014

SOLD OUT Zoofari Adventures 10-12 yrs- July 21-25 Penguin Power

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
21
Mon
Monday,
July
21,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 4-5 yrs AM- July 21-25 Classy Animals pt. 4

This wild and wonderful half day, 5-day camp will amaze your preschoolers with cool animal encounter, personal tours, & crafts/games. Spend your summer ...
- Jul -
21
Mon
Monday,
July
21,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 5-6 yrs- July 21-25 Fact & Fiction: Animal Tales

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
21
Mon
Monday,
July
21,
2014

SOLD OUT Zoofari Adventures 7-9 yrs- July 21-25 Fact & Fiction: Animal Tales

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
21
Mon
Monday,
July
21,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 4-5 yrs PM- July 21-25 Classy Animals pt. 4

This wild and wonderful half day, 5-day camp will amaze your preschoolers with cool animal encounter, personal tours, & crafts/games. Spend your summer ...
- Jul -
22
Tue
Tuesday,
July
22,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 22, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
23,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 23, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
23,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 23 - Ducks and Geese and Swans

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
Thu
Thursday,
July
24,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 24, 2014

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 -
24
Thu
Thursday,
July
24,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 24 - Ducks and Geese and Swans

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 -
25
Fri
Friday,
July
25,
2014

SOLD OUT Junior Keeper for a Day: Conservation Conscious July 25, 2014

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 ...
- Jul -
25
Fri
Friday,
July
25,
2014

SOLD OUT Public Nocturnal Overnight July 25,14 6pm-10am

  Explore the ultimate nocturnal adventure! All campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags and flashlights. The overnight includes a guided ...
- Jul -
26
Sat
Saturday,
July
26,
2014

Zoo Tales AM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibits:  baboon, cheetah, plains hoofstock, elephants, gorilla, lions, scrubland aviary, ...
- Jul -
26
Sat
Saturday,
July
26,
2014

Zoo Tales AM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibits:  baboon, cheetah, plains hoofstock, elephants, gorilla, lions, scrubland aviary, ...
- Jul -
26
Sat
Saturday,
July
26,
2014

Zoo Tales PM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibit: Penguins Polar Bear, Tropics, Sea Lions, Tiger Trail, Kangaroo, Woodland Aviary.  ...
- Jul -
26
Sat
Saturday,
July
26,
2014

Zoo Tales PM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibit: Penguins Polar Bear, Tropics, Sea Lions, Tiger Trail, Kangaroo, Woodland Aviary.  ...
- Jul -
28
Mon
Monday,
July
28,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Zoo Wonderful July 28, 2014

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 -
28
Mon
Monday,
July
28,
2014

Junior Zoologist 13-15 yrs- July 28-Aug 1

This hands-on  5-day camp explores the different aspects of Zoo Life.  Learn the different Zoo Career paths from the Pros!. Find out what it mean to be a Keeper, ...
- Jul -
28
Mon
Monday,
July
28,
2014

SOLD OUT Zoofari Adventures 7-9 yrs- July 28-Aug 1 Weird, True & Freaky

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
28
Mon
Monday,
July
28,
2014

Zoofari Adventures 5-6 yrs- July 28-Aug 1 Weird, True & Freaky

This wild and wonderful 5-day camp will amaze your kids with cool animal encounter, personal tours, crafts/games and awesome science experiments/demonstrations. ...
- Jul -
29
Tue
Tuesday,
July
29,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Birds of a Feather July 29, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
30,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: My Cold-Blooded Friends July 30, 2014

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
Wed
Wednesday,
July
30,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 30 - Zebras

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
Thu
Thursday,
July
31,
2014

SOLD OUT Mini Keeper for a Day: Amazing Africa July 31, 2014

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 -
31
Thu
Thursday,
July
31,
2014

Science Adventure Club, July 31 - Zebras

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, ...