Programs & Events

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Adventure awaits at ZooAmerica®! Go on a behind-the-scenes animal tour, learn about your favorite animals, do your part to help out, take part in fun zoo crafts, and more. It's all yours to enjoy, experience, and discover at ZooAmerica.

Preschool Day

April 17 | 10 AM - 2 PM

If you are a teacher or parent looking for a unique way to spend the day with your little ones, check out Preschool Day at ZooAmerica. Join us for a day filled with fun and learning! Children can participate in a variety of animal and nature-themed stations that are perfect for the young naturalist.

  • Dig up some bones
  • Make some animal tracks in the sand
  • Paint a nature themed stone to take home or decorate the zoo
  • And so much more!

Earth Day Celebration – Party for the Planet

April 21 | 11 AM - 3 PM

Join ZooAmerica for its annual “Party for the Planet” Earth Day Celebration. Enjoy animal encounters and animal enrichment feedings. Check back soon for more details.

Zoo Camp

Sessions begin June 10

Discover a zoo camp unlike any other at ZooAmerica! Campers will go on a journey of exploration, learning, and adventure with ZooCamp! ZooAmerica offers exciting camp sessions for children of all ages, from preschool through high school. Campers will leave with a greater appreciation for nature and a deeper understanding of the wild of North America.

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For questions, please call 717-534-3900 or email


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Behind The Scenes Tours

Get an insider's look at the zoo, tour non-public spaces or observe our animals as they start their day!

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Group Programs

Schedule one of our group programs at ZooAmerica and dive into the wild of North America – from the forests of the Northeast to the deserts of the Southwest.

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Learn about nature and enjoy crafts, activities, animal encounters, and more!

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