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Programs and Events

Programs & Events

Wild Winter Adventure

December 19, 20, 27, 28, 29 or 30, 2015
This 3 hour program is designed to teach children in grades K-5 how animals deal with the cold and survive the winter. Young animal lovers will explore the Zoo, get up-close and personal with animal encounters, visit the reindeer in Hersheypark, make a craft, and enjoy a snack.

Space is limited and a registration fee is required. For additional information, please call 717-534-3900. To register, complete and mail the registration form.

Animal Tales

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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 Tuesdays for 4 consecutive weeks and includes:

  • An animal-friendly story
  • Craft activity
  • Short zoo walk
  • Snack
  • Special meeting with a different animal each week

Preschool Palooza

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If you are a teacher or parent looking for a unique way to spend the day with your little ones, check out Preschool Palooza. Join us at ZooAmerica for a day filled with fun and learning! Your preschoolers will:

  • Visit animal family stations set up just for them
  • Learn about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and more!
  • Make a craft
  • Receive an activity booklet
  • See animals up close and personal
  • Visit the entire zoo

Participants must pre-register and pre-pay by April 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups welcome.


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



Calendar of Events

Creatures of the Night

October 16 - October 18, 2015

Creatures of the Night

October 23 - October 25, 2015

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