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Welcome to the Louisville Zoological Garden's MetaZoo Discovery Center registration store. Please review available dates and select the quantity of registrations desired. You may return to add more products.
 
Winter Break Camp 2017
December 20, 21, 27 & 28
Drop Off: 8:00am - 9:00am / Camp: 9:00am - 4:00pm / Pick Up: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pricing: $43 per day Members / $49 Non-Members

Spend your school breaks at the wildest camp in town! All camps include zoo walks, animal presentations, attraction rides, and up close encounters with Zoo ambassadors, plus our extended hours for parents continue through the winter! Choose an option below based on your child's grade level. Parents should provide a lunch and snack for their child each day.

Prek-K: Chill Out
Regular Price: $49.00
Member Price: $43.00
Learn about our favorite cold weather animals, their cool adaptations and the places they call home.

Grades 1-3: Animal Odyssey
Regular Price: $49.00
Member Price: $43.00
Explore the world of the northwest coast of North America! Listen close to tales of the forest both old and new. Enhance your cultural knowledge with art, song, stories, dance and imaginative play, as you take a closer look at the eagle and whales, seals, salmon and people that call the Olympic Mountains and coast home.

Grades 4-6: Life in the Extreme
Regular Price: $49.00
Member Price: $43.00
Explore animals that have adapted to the harshest environments and test your own survival skills.

 
Night Safari Programs
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Join us for a unique overnight adventure that only the Zoo can provide. Louisville Zoo Night Safari programs offer the intimate experience of having the Zoo and our education team to yourselves for what will certainly prove to be an exciting night to remember. Students will participate in engaging activities, explore the Zoo after dark and go on a morning walk to see our animals rising for the day. There will also be a continental breakfast sponsored by Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

Girl Scout Night Safaris (Ages 5 and Up)
Price: $45.00
Gorilla Forest Girl Scout Night Safari
Saturday, May 12th 2018
The Gorilla Forest Girl Scout Night Safari experience will allow you and your Scouts to spend the evening learning about great apes and their habitats. We will also discuss the work of leading female primatologists and conservationists: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas. Sleep close to the Gorilla Sanctuary at the Adundo Bai Research Center or Mudi Bai. Stake-free tents are encouraged. Your safari begins at 6:30pm with a pizza dinner sponsored by Papa John's Pizza. A continental breakfast will be provided followed by an early morning tour. Your adventure ends at 10:00am but next day admission is included in ticket cost.
Ages: 5 & up (All children must be accompanied by a paying adult chaperone).
Cost: $45 per person
Age Group
Session Gorilla Forest Girl Sc: Sat, May 12, 2018 - Sun, May 13, 2018 6:30PM - 10:00AM   (50 AVAIL)

 
Early Childhood Programs
Curious Kids
First Saturday of every month

Join us for this special program specifically designed for young minds! Each month, we'll explore a new topic and participate in activity-based learning to discover how little learners can make a big impact on our world! Each program will include circle time, a live animal presentation, and a short walk. Because of space limitations, each participant (adult and child) must register for this program in advance.

Saturday, January 6th
We Don't Hibernate
It's a winter wonderland at the Louisville Zoo! Join us as we explore our winter inhabitants and discover how our living classroom provides plenty of learning, even when it's cold outside!

Saturday, February 3rd
I Love Animals
We're showing our love for our favorite valentines -- the animals who call the Louisville Zoo home!

Saturday, March 3rd
Spring Peepers
Adorable animals are born every spring. We will learn about baby animals and how their parents take care of them.

Adult Registration
Regular Price: $10.00
Member Price: $5.00
Choose a session from the drop down menu below to make an adult registration.

Child Registration (Age 2 - 5)
Regular Price: $20.00
Member Price: $15.00

Choose a session from the drop down menu below to make a child registration.

 
Family Programs

Family Program (All ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $15.00
Saturday, February 17th
Breakfast with the Orangutans
Escape the winter blues with this delightful and delicious program. Families will be able to explore the world of orangutans through a dynamic keeper presentation while dining side-by-side with these magnificent creatures. A continental breakfast will be served in the Islands Dayroom. Children must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Saturday, March 17th
Breakfast with the Bears
Bring your own Teddy Bear for this class. Learn together about Polar bears and Grizzly bears. Hands-on activities will take place along with a continental breakfast served in the Louisville Zoo's Glacier Run classroom. Children must be accompanied by a paid adult.

 
90% of the animals at the Louisville Zoo are cooperatively managed with the AZA's Species Survival Plan which helps zoos and aquariums work together to manage specific, threatened or endangered species.
90% of the animals at the Louisville Zoo are cooperatively managed with the AZA's
Species Survival Plan which helps zoos and aquariums work together to manage
specific, threatened or endangered species.
Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevillian Way
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 459-2181