Programs at Brandywine Zoo

Call (302) 571-7850 to pre-register

 

Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Saturday, June 23, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

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 engage our animals’ minds 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! This month's animal: Blue and Gold Macaw! Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult) Fee: $10 members, $12 non-members More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, July 01, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, July 05, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Stuffed Animal Vet Clinic
  • DATE: Saturday, July 07, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

Is your stuffed animal under the weather? Teddy feeling a bit blue? Bring your favorite stuffed animal, or adopt one from the gift shop, to get a checkup with our Zoo Veterinarian. Stuffed animals might get their vitals checked, bandaged or given 'medicine' to make sure they have a clean bill of health before heading home with you!
<b>Fee:</b> Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, July 08, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Family Fun Night
  • DATE: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • TIME: 6 PM

<i>Rain date July 12</i>
Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 FM WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and of course, live animals!
<b>Fee:</b> $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too! Free parking.

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Breakfast with the Beasts
  • DATE: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • TIME: 9 AM

Have you ever wanted to have breakfast with a beast? Join us for a hot breakfast in the zoo and enjoy the zoo to yourself before it opens to the public. Enjoy your breakfast as the animals get theirs, as well as special live animal presentations.
<b>Fee:</b> $15 per person/$12 per person for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration is required, as space is extremely limited. Register online.
Breakfast is served in the zoo (weather permitting)

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, July 19, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Caring for Reptiles & Amphibians
  • DATE: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM


Temperature? Humidity? Lighting? Diet? Reptiles and amphibians come with so many questions! Learn the basics of how we care for exotic herps! This will include an close up animal encounter with some of our reptiles, as well as behind the scenes look at our reptile room!
Ages: 12 and up
Fee: $8 members, $10 non-members
More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, July 26, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Saturday, July 28, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

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 engage our animals’ minds 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! This month's animal: Otters! Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult) Fee: $10 members, $12 non-members More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, August 02, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, August 05, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, August 09, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Family Fun Night
  • DATE: Thursday, August 09, 2018
  • TIME: 6 PM

Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 FM WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and of course, live animals!
<b>Fee:</b> $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too! Free parking.

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Breakfast with the Beasts
  • DATE: Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • TIME: 9 AM

Have you ever wanted to have breakfast with a beast? Join us for a hot breakfast in the zoo and enjoy the zoo to yourself before it opens to the public. Enjoy your breakfast as the animals get theirs, as well as special live animal presentations.
<b>Fee:</b> $15 per person/$12 per person for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration is required, as space is extremely limited. Register online.
Breakfast is served in the zoo (weather permitting)

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Working with Carnivores
  • DATE: Saturday, August 18, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Working with carnivores can be a risky business. In this program, learn how our keepers safely work with carnivores like the eagles, otters or bobcat. Ages: 12 and up Fee: $8 members, $10 non-members More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, August 19, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Saturday, August 25, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

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 engage our animals’ minds 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! This month's animal: Condors! Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult) Fee: $10 members, $12 non-members More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, August 26, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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International Vulture Awareness Weekend
  • DATE: Saturday, September 01, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors.
<b>Fee:</b> Free with paid admission to the Zoo

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International Vulture Awareness Weekend
  • DATE: Sunday, September 02, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors.
<b>Fee:</b> Free with paid admission to the Zoo

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, September 02, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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International Vulture Awareness Weekend
  • DATE: Monday, September 03, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors.
<b>Fee:</b> Free with paid admission to the Zoo

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, September 06, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Zippity Zoo Days
  • DATE: Saturday, September 08, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

<i>During Arts Festival
Zoo is open until 5pm on Saturday</i>
Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy some special activities and artwork created by our animal artists.
<b>Fee:</b> Special admission rate during Arts Festival of $1/person

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Zippity Zoo Days
  • DATE: Sunday, September 09, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

<i>During Arts Festival
Zoo is open until 5pm on Saturday</i>
Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy some special activities and artwork created by our animal artists.
<b>Fee:</b> Special admission rate during Arts Festival of $1/person

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, September 09, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, September 13, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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International Red Panda Day
  • DATE: Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • TIME: 10 AM

Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation. Visit various Red Panda learning stations throughout the Zoo to earn you 'Red Panda Ranger' badge!
<b>Fee:</b> Free with paid admission to the Zoo

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CSW: Working With Exotic Birds
  • DATE: Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Join us for a career and science workshop allabout takig care of exotic birds! 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! Ages: 12 and up Fee: $8 members, $10 non-members More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Brew at the Zoo
  • DATE: Friday, September 21, 2018
  • TIME: 5:30 PM

<i>Ages 21+
Please note the Zoo will close at 1pm today for setup</i>
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.
<b>Fee:</b>$40/Member; $50/NonMember; $25/Designated Driver. Advanced tickets are available through brandywinezoo.org, or in the 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. Brew t-shirts are available for purchase and the gift shop is open for shopping!

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Story Time
  • DATE: Thursday, September 27, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Saturday, September 29, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

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 engage our animals’ minds 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! This month's animal: Bobcat! Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult) Fee: $10 members, $12 non-members More information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

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Zoo Kids
  • DATE: Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • TIME: 10:30 AM

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting.Fee:Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website:https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

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