Public and Family Programs
Presented by the Micke Grove
The Micke Grove Zoo Education Department is offering a
variety of programs for toddlers, young children, and families.
Explore your Micke Grove Zoo in a way you have never seen it before
with the help of talented education staff!
Zoo Members receive free or discounted registration for most Education Programs. Programs can be booked and paid for online or by calling (209) 331-2138 Wednesday-Sunday between 8:30AM and 5:00PM.
Zoo Tots - 2
to 5 years old with an Adult
Take your toddler on a WILD adventure, learning through doing. This program is all about touching; feeling, moving & exploring. Tots are engaged through a variety of hands-on activities such as art projects; games; carfts; stories & possible live animal encounters depending on the topic.
Location: Micke Grove Zoo Alice S. Hunter Education Building
Cost: $10 per pair (zoo members); $12 per pair (non-members)*. One additional participant is $6 for both children and adults regardless of membership.
Registration: http://mgzoo.doubleknot.com/event/micke-grove-zoo-tots-1st-qtr-2016/1842094 If you find that the link is not working, please feel free to contact the Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (209) 331-2138 between the hours of 8:30AM - 5:00PM. You may pay in person or mail a check within 7 days of your completed registration.
* Pair includes one child and one adult over 18. Zoo admission included. Infants remaining in strollers or carseat allowed for no additional cost. Parking is not included ($5.00; free for Zoo Members with Membership Card).
Zoo Birthday Parties
Micke Grove Zoo offers very special, award-winning birthday parties for children ages four through ten. You will meet live animals from the zoo education program, learn interesting animal facts and create an enrichment project for our zoo animals. These birthday parties are environmentally friendly and educationally fun for all. Click here for information.
Discovery Stations (All Ages)
When you visit the zoo, you can often expect to see our informative Education Station carts set up throughout the zoo. Here, families can learn about some of our animals in a more hands-on way, including informative talks from our docents, handling bio facts and models, and viewing informative graphics. We are currently featuring Stations with information on primates, big cats, Madagascar and raptors.