Programs & Events
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.
September 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2018
Join us for this fascinating program at ZooAmerica, just for preschool children ages 3 and 4 and kindergarten children age 5. Animal Tales takes place Tuesday mornings from 9:30 - 11 AM or afternoons from 1:30 - 3PM for 4 consecutive weeks in September and includes:
- An animal-friendly story
- Craft activity
- Short zoo walk
- Special meeting with a different animal each week
Sign up for a single day or sign up for all four sessions and receive more than 20% off.
|Pass Rate||Regular Rate|
|September 4, 11, 18, or 25||$25.00 each||$30.00 each|
|All four sessions||$75.00||$95.00|
Daily Summer Entertainment
The Ed-ZOO-cation Team | ZooAmerica Stage
May 26 - August 25 | 11:45 AM, 1, 2:15, 3:30, & 4:45 PM
Juggling starts with comedic timing and an eco-friendly message; no shows on Thursdays.
June 11 - August 12
|11:00 AM||Meat & Greet
A Carnivore Enrichment Activity
|Mountain Lion: Mondays & Saturdays
Black Bear: Thursdays & Saturdays
Gray Wolf: Tuesdays
Great Southwest Mammals: Wednesdays
River Otter: Fridays
|1:30 PM||Reptile Discovery Program|
The scales have it! Discover myths and facts about reptiles.
|2:30 PM||Tortoise Graze
Watch tortises and turtles as they graze and soak up the sun.
|Near Mountain Lion Area|
|5:30 PM||Paws, Claws, Scales & Tales Program
Learn about the adaptations animals use for survival.
|6:30 PM||Keeper's Corner Chat
Meet with naturalists to learn about grassland animals.
|Prairie Dog Area|
Animal Encounters and Exhibit Talks occur at various times throughout the day!
Creatures Of The Night
Explore ZooAmerica under the cover of night during Creature Of The Night! Watch our featured animals enjoy halloween treats, explore the facts and myths of our animals with Truth Or Tale, and so much more!Learn More
For questions, please call 717-534-3900 or email ZooAmerica@HersheyPA.com.
ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
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!Learn More
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.Learn More
Learn about nature and enjoy crafts, activities, animal encounters, and more!Learn More