Programs & Events

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Wild Winter Adventure

December 18, 19 , 27, 28, 29 or 30, 2021 | 8:30 - 11:30 AM or 1 - 4 PM

During the program, children in grades K through 5 will learn about the amazing survival skills that animals use in the cold winter months. Children will explore ZooAmerica and watch our North American animals explore their winter habitats, get up-close and personal with live animal encounters, participate in an enrichment activity, make a craft, and enjoy a snack. Plus, we'll also take a walk into Hersheypark and visit the reindeer*.

Wild Winter Adventure sessions will be held on December 18, 19, 27, 28, 29, and 30, 2021. Morning sessions will run 8:30 – 11:30 AM and afternoon sessions will run 1:00 – 4:00 PM. This three hour program is designed for children in grades K through 5.

All children must be preregistered and prepaid to participate. To qualify for the pass rate, the child must be a current ZooAmerica Pass Holder or a Hersheypark Season Pass Holder at the time of registration. Space is limited. Children must be dropped off at designated area in the admissions building.
Pass Rate Regular Rate

*Subject to change depending on weather conditions.

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


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