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Welcome
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.
 
Fall Break Camp 2017
October 9 & 10
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: Nature Transformers
Regular Price: $49.00
Member Price: $43.00
Change is in the air! We'll take a closer look at the transformations in nature - explore the metamorphosis of insects, the life cycle of trees and the colors of the seasons.

Grades 1-3: Hoo's There
Regular Price: $49.00
Member Price: $43.00
Crickets chirp, coyotes howl and owls hoot; discover the sounds of the forest and the animals that come out, once the sun goes down.

Grades 4-6: Mythical Creatures: Halloween Edition
Regular Price: $49.00
Member Price: $43.00
In this special Halloween edition of Mythical Creatures, we'll investigate the myths and legends of our favorite spooky creatures.

 
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
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.

Family Night Safaris (Ages 5 and Up)
Price: $40.00
Not So Spooky Family Sleepover at the Louisville Zoo
October 7, 2017
Louisville loves our World's Largest Halloween Party sponsored by Meijer and this year The Louisville Zoo is making it even more special with our Not So Spooky Sleepover experience on Saturday, October 7th. Your evening will begin with an animal encounter in the Louisville Zoo MetaZoo. Later, enjoy a pizza dinner sponsored by Papa John's pizza before you go "boo-at-the-zoo" with our "merry-not-scary" costumed characters on the trick-or-treat route. Afterwards slip on your pajamas for a creepy crawly craft and a family friendly movie before lights out. In the morning, wake up to a continental breakfast sponsored by Krispy Kreme doughnuts and take a morning guided tour with our staff. Next day admission is not included with this event.
Ages: 5 & up (All children must be accompanied by a paying adult chaperone)
Cost: $40 per person.

Age Group
Session Not So Spooky Family S: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 - Sun, Oct 8, 2017 5:00PM - 8:30AM   (60 AVAIL)

Girl Scout Night Safaris (Ages 5 and Up)
Price: $40.00
Girl Scout Night Safari & Wetlands Walk
November 4, 2017
Daisies, Brownies & Juniors are invited to this overnight experience that will focus on native Kentucky wildlife. Enjoy a hot dog roast around a fire pit (weather permitting) and a nature walk through the Louisville Zoo's Wetlands Trail. After dark, take a guided stroll through the Zoo and meet some native animal ambassadors up close. In the morning enjoy a continental breakfast sponsored by Krispy Kreme doughnuts and a morning tour. The experience ends at 10 a.m. or you may choose to stay the next day as next day admission is included.
Ages: 5 & up (All children must be accompanied by a paying adult chaperone).
Cost: $40 per person
Age Group
Session Girl Scout Night Safar: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 - Sun, Nov 5, 2017 6:30PM - 10:00AM   (60 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, October 7th
Fall Into Fall
As leaves change color and animals get ready for winter, discovery why some animals get out of town while others hang out at home.

Saturday, November 4th
Gobble-Gobble
In the winter, it can be tough for animals to find food. Join us as we explore what animals eat when food is more plentiful -- and the slim pickings they can survive on when food is scarce.

Saturday, December 2nd
Winter Animals
Come and learn how a polar bear can survive the harsh arctic climate. Discover how Kentucky animals survive in the winter.

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, September 23
Fall Walk
Wear your jammies for an early morning stroll around the Zoo. See some of our animals as they're rising for the day. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult and child tickets sold separately.

Saturday, October 28
Breakfast with the Ghoul-imals
Dress up as your favorite "Ghoul" as we learn about the Zoo's "ghoulish" animals and have "ghoulish" treats for breakfast. A continental breakfast will be served at our MetaZoo. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult and child tickets sold separately.
Session Breakfast with the Gho: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 8:30AM - 10:00AM   (6 AVAIL)

Twilight Program
Price: $15.00
Friday, December 8
Cookies and Cocoa with the Bears
Families can join us for cookies, cocoa and educational fun from 5:30pm until 8:30pm on December 8th. Evening will include hands-on animal contact with MetaZoo animal ambassadors, activities, a craft and fun. For ages 3 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult and child tickets sold separately.
Age Group
Session Cookies and Cocoa with: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 5:30PM - 8:30PM   (17 AVAIL)

 
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