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Wish List: Help the Zoo Put on Spectacular Events!

It’s that time of year! We can’t wait for our visitors to experience the fun of Boo at the Zoo and be mesmerized by Wonderland of Lights. Can you believe preparations have already begun for both of these events? Our team and volunteers are hard at work creating spooktacular fun for our favorite little ghouls […]

Meet the Zookambi Teacher!

Tracy Page is excited to be with the Zookambi kiddos this summer! Tracy is an international award winning environmental educator. She is a Marine Biologist and Oceanographer by degree, but strayed into the education tract and never looked back. She has been an educator previously at Potter Park Zoo having helped with the Coral Reef […]

Zookambi is Coming!

It is less than one month until Zookambi Summer Camp begins and we have a fantabulously fun-filled summer planned here at Potter Park Zoo! Some of the awesome camps we’ll be offering include: Dr. Zoo-euss, Creature Power, Zoolympics, Vet Med, Animal CSI and much more. There’s something for everyone, that’s for sure! During each session we […]

April FALCONERS Event Happens Saturday

Potter Park Zoo is hosting our April FALCONERS event Saturday, April 29, from 8 to 11 a.m. FALCONERS is a free program which offers children with autism and their entire family an opportunity to enjoy wonderful zoo experiences designed just for them. There are several stations scattered throughout the zoo featuring fun, hands-on activities centered […]

Upcoming FALCONERS events still have openings!

It’s not too late to register for the November FALCONERS (Families of Autistic Learners CONnecting Empathy, Responsibility and Stewardship) event if you haven’t already, and there is still plenty of space for our December event! Join us as we help the zoo prepare for winter Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.!   We will […]

It’s Star Safari Time at Abrams Planetarium!

What do you get when you combine astronomy and zoology? A “Star Safari” – a collaborative public program presented by Abrams Planetarium and Potter Park Zoo staff. At first, it doesn’t seem like astronomers and zoologists have much in common, but actually both are concerned with conservation. Astronomers battle light pollution in an effort to […]

Fall FALCONERS Session Registration Available

We are excited to announce the registration links for the next two FALCONERS events are now available. For our next event, we will be holding an evening experience with the opportunity to spend the night Saturday, Oct. 1.  The evening will begin with a burger and hot dog cookout, an evening guided tour of the […]

It’s time for Zookambi Summer Camp!

Summer is here! And with summer comes… Zookambi Summer Camp! What better way to start your little one’s summer than with a week of fun at the zoo – playing, crafting, and exploring their way through the animal kingdom? For our first and second grade campers, we’re starting the summer off with our new camp, Creature Power! During our […]