Programs at Brandywine Zoo

Call (302) 571-7850 to pre-register

 

Milk and Cookies with Santa
  • DATE: Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Change your name from “naughty” to “nice” before it’s too late, and have some Milk and Cookies with Santa! Don your reindeer ears, bring your wish list and snap a pic with Santa! Don’t forget your holiday cheer… or your camera! Fee: $10/DZS member, $13/non-member. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. For tickets please click here!

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Milk and Cookies with Santa
  • DATE: Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • TIME: 11:15 a.m.

Change your name from “naughty” to “nice” before it’s too late, and have some Milk and Cookies with Santa! Don your reindeer ears, bring your wish list and snap a pic with Santa! Don’t forget your holiday cheer… or your camera! Fee: $10/DZS member, $13/non-member. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. For tickets please visit our Special Event Page

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Breakfast with Santa
  • DATE: Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake breakfast with Santa. Share your holiday wishes with Santa and bring your camera to take photos. Make decorations and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters, all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market and Shoprite. Fee: Non-Members: $18/adult, $15/child | Members: $15/adult, $12/child. Pre-registration required. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. To purchase tickets for Saturday, please click here!

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Breakfast with Santa
  • DATE: Sunday, December 11, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake breakfast with Santa. Share your holiday wishes with Santa and bring your camera to take photos. Make decorations and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters, all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market and Shoprite. Fee: Non-Members: $18/adult, $15/child | Members: $15/adult, $12/child. Pre-registration required. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. To purchase tickets for Sunday, please click here!

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Noon Year's Eve
  • DATE: Saturday, December 31, 2016
  • TIME: 11 a.m.

Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Fee: $5/person for ages 3+, advanced tickets available online. DZS members free. (Program fees will begin charging at Admission Gates starting at 10:00am) For non-member tickets please click here!

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Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet
  • DATE: Sunday, January 08, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive learning experience all about the alphabet! This program is geared towards young children and their caregivers, focusing on the animals of the alphabet! Program features an animal presentation and simple craft and activities. We’ll learn about a different letter each week. Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. DZS Members: $2 per child/1 free adult. Zoo admission not included.

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Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet
  • DATE: Sunday, January 15, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive learning experience all about the alphabet! This program is geared towards young children and their caregivers, focusing on the animals of the alphabet! Program features an animal presentation and simple craft and activities. We’ll learn about a different letter each week. Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. DZS Members: $2 per child/1 free adult. Zoo admission not included.

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Animal Training
  • DATE: Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Training is an important part of working with animals. During this workshop, we’ll learn about the basic principles of operant conditioning training and how it improves the lives of our animals at the zoo. This workshop will include a training demonstration with one of our zoo animals and their trainer. Fee: $10/non-member student, $8/DZS member student.

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Animal Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Sunday, January 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

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Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet
  • DATE: Sunday, February 05, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive learning experience all about the alphabet! This program is geared towards young children and their caregivers, focusing on the animals of the alphabet! Program features an animal presentation and simple craft and activities. We’ll learn about a different letter each week. Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. DZS Members: $2 per child/1 free adult. Zoo admission not included.

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Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet
  • DATE: Sunday, February 12, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive learning experience all about the alphabet! This program is geared towards young children and their caregivers, focusing on the animals of the alphabet! Program features an animal presentation and simple craft and activities. We’ll learn about a different letter each week. Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. DZS Members: $2 per child/1 free adult. Zoo admission not included.

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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Animal Health and Veterinary Care
  • DATE: Saturday, February 18, 2017
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

It takes a lot to take care of exotic animals. Their health at the zoo is a primary issue as animals age, have young, or develop special conditions. Find out what it means to practice veterinary care in an exotic setting with the Brandywine Zoo’s exceptional veterinarian Dr. Erica Miller. Fee: $10/non-member student, $8/DZS member student.

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Animal Enrichment Workshop
  • DATE: Sunday, February 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

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