Programs at Brandywine Zoo

Call (302) 571-7850 to pre-register

 

Story Time: Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan Mitchell
  • DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays May-September at 10:30am Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Visit our Special Events Page for more more upcoming events. Bringing a group to Story Time? Please complete a Registration Form so we know you're coming.

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Brew at the Zoo
  • DATE: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • TIME: 5:30 p.m.

Ages 21+ Rain or shine. Join the Delaware Zoological Society in its annual fundraiser! Visit the zoo after hours in this fun, outdoor event which includes tastings of beer and wine in a keepsake souvenir cup from local breweries. Light fare provided by Wilmington restaurawith a variety of unique items 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: Members: $35 | Non-Members: $45 | At the Door: $50 | Designated Driver: $30
Purchase Advanced Tickets Online or in the Zoo's Gift Shop. Pre-registration recommended, as tickets will sell out. Visit our Special Events Page for more information.

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Zoo Kids: Colorful Creatures!
  • DATE: Sunday, October 09, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun interactive learning experience all about colors! This program is geared towards children between 18 months and 3 years old, focusing on animals and the many different colors they can be. The program is interactive with an animal presentation and simple craft. This week’s color: White! Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. Members: $2 per child/1 free adult.

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Fall Day Camp
  • DATE: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Ages 5-13 Morning drop off 8:30-9am; pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available until 5:00pm Celebrate fall while school’s out! Learn about what animals do in the fall to prepare for winter, plus fun games and activities. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Fee: $50 per participant/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is October 11th.

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CSW: Zookeeping 101
  • DATE: Saturday, October 15, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Career & Animal Science Workshop: Zookeeping 101 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, intern Fee $10/non-member; $8/DZS member. Visit our Family Programs page for more details or to register.

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Zoo Kids: Colorful Creatures!
  • DATE: Sunday, October 23, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun interactive learning experience all about colors! This program is geared towards children between 18 months and 3 years old, focusing on animals and the many different colors they can be. The program is interactive with an animal presentation and simple craft. This week’s color: Brown! Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. Members: $2 per child/1 free adult.

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Election Day Camp
  • DATE: Tuesday, November 08, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Ages 5 - 13 Morning drop off 8:15-9am; pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available until 5:00pm Come to the zoo for our special holiday camps while school is out! Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Fee: $50 per participant/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is November 7.

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Veteran's Day Camp
  • DATE: Friday, November 11, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Ages 5 - 13 Morning drop off 8:15-9am; pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available until 5:00pm Come to the zoo for our special holiday camps while school is out! Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Fee: $50 per participant/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is November 10.

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CSW: Care for Your Pets like a Keeper
  • DATE: Saturday, November 19, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Career & Animal Science Workshops: Care for Your Pets like a Keeper Dogs, cats, hamsters, turtles or fish... Just like exotic animals, each pet has its own specific needs and care requirements. We’ll discuss some basic considerations for your pets at home so you can be the best at-home zoo keeper for them! Fee $10/non-member; $8/DZS member. Visit our Family Programs page for more details or to register.

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