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Family Overnights: Wild Workplace (6+)
July 18, 2020 - 6:30pm to July 19, 2020 - 10:00am
Event Information

Snooze at the Zoo for the wildest family overnight adventure in town! The night begins with pizza and ice cream before educators engage you and your child(ren) in hands-on activities, program animal encounters, and a Zoo tour by flashlight. Set-up your sleeping bags in the Meller-Danforth Education Center with popcorn and a movie to snooze to. You’ll need your zzzzs before waking up with the animals! A light breakfast will be provided before a morning Zoo tour.

Saturday, July 18: Wild Workplace - Working in a zoo can be WILD!  Enter the world of zoo careers in in a family overnight about animal and veterinary care, research, conservation and education. Click HERE to Register

Time:  6:30 pm - 10:00 am

Price:

  • Members:  $100 per parent/child pair; $50 per additional participant.
  • Non-members:  $110 per parent/child pair; $55 per additional participant.

Important Notes:

  • There must be at least a 1:3 parent/child ratio
  • This program is not designed for adults without children
  • There are no refunds unless program is cancelled by the Zoo.

All requests to change the date of your program must be made at least 48 hours prior to the start of your scheduled program. Requests are not guaranteed and are dependent upon availability. A fee of $20 per program participant will be assessed when any change to your program date is made.

Questions? Contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext 358.

Family Overnights: Creatures of the Night (6+)
July 25, 2020 - 6:30pm to July 26, 2020 - 10:00am
Event Information

Snooze at the Zoo for the wildest family overnight adventure in town! The night begins with pizza and ice cream before educators engage you and your child(ren) in hands-on activities, program animal encounters, and a Zoo tour by flashlight. Set-up your sleeping bags in the Meller-Danforth Education Center with popcorn and a movie to snooze to. You’ll need your zzzzs before waking up with the animals! A light breakfast will be provided before a morning Zoo tour.

Saturday, July 25: Creatures of the Night - When the sun goes down, many animals are just waking up.  Learn about creatures of the night and the adaptations that enable them to survive in a world of darkness.  Even dissect an owl pellet! Click HERE to Register

Time:  6:30 pm - 10:00 am

Price:

  • Members:  $100 per parent/child pair; $50 per additional participant.
  • Non-members:  $110 per parent/child pair; $55 per additional participant.

Important Notes:

  • There must be at least a 1:3 parent/child ratio
  • This program is not designed for adults without children
  • There are no refunds unless program is cancelled by the Zoo.

All requests to change the date of your program must be made at least 48 hours prior to the start of your scheduled program. Requests are not guaranteed and are dependent upon availability. A fee of $20 per program participant will be assessed when any change to your program date is made.

Questions? Contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext 358.