Programs at Brandywine Zoo

Call (302) 571-7850 to pre-register

 

Brew at the Zoo
  • DATE: Friday, September 22, 2017
  • TIME: 5:30 p.m.

Ages 21+ Join the Delaware Zoological Society, which supports the Brandywine Zoo, in its annual fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo, and Wine Too! Visit the zoo after hours in this fun, outdoor event which includes tastings of beer and wine in a keepsake souvenir cup. Light fare provided by local restaurants. Plus, a variety of unique items are available under our Silent Auction tent with proceeds benefiting the Zoo. Brew t-shirts are available for purchase and the gift shop is open for shopping! Fee: Advanced tickets are available through our website, BrandywineZoo.org, or in the Zoo's Gift Shop. Must be 21 or older to attend. No children at the event. Rain or shine. Pre-registration recommended, as tickets will sell out.

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Working with Exotic Birds
  • DATE: Saturday, September 23, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Birds can be friendly or temperamental, delicate or hardy. Discover the ‘nitty gritty’ details of working with a variety of birds, from raptors and rheas to macaws in this program! Fee: $10/non-member student, $8/DZS member student. Ages: 12 and up Register online here

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Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Sunday, September 24, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to entertain animals living at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! Fee: $12/non-members, $10 DZS members Ages: 7 and up (Children under 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult) Register online here.

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Boo at the Zoo
  • DATE: Friday, October 20, 2017
  • TIME: 5 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Members: Free | Non-Members: $5/person ages 3 & up. Non-members can pre-register on our website here.

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Boo at the Zoo
  • DATE: Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • TIME: 5 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Members: Free | Non-Members: $5/person ages 3 & up. Non-members can pre-register on our website here.

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Zookeeping 101
  • DATE: Saturday, October 28, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Explore job basics, from husbandry to vet care to animal training, plus we’ll as discuss what programs to study in school. We’ll answer questions about colleges and courses, volunteering, interning and other ways to get into the field. Fee: $10/non-member student, $8/DZS member student. Ages: 12 and up Register online here

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Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to entertain animals living at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! Fee: $12/non-members, $10 DZS members Ages: 7 and up (Children under 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult) Register online here.

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • DATE: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Wildlife rehabilitators help nurse injured or sick animals back to health with the ultimate goal of release back into the wild. During this program, we’ll discuss the principles, challenges and successes of rehabilitation, then meet some rehabilitated animals who could not be released that now call the zoo home. Fee: $10/non-member student, $8/DZS member student. Ages: 12 and up Register online here

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Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Sunday, November 26, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to entertain animals living at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! Fee: $12/non-members, $10 DZS members Ages: 7 and up (Children under 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult) Register online here.

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