Programs & Events

animal encounter program with Golden Eagle

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.

Animal Tales

September 3, 10, 17 & 24 | 9:30 AM or 1:30 PM

You and your child can 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 in September and includes:

  • An animal-friendly story
  • Craft activity
  • Short walk around the Zoo
  • Snack
  • Special meeting with a different animal each week
Sign up for one session or all four to receive a discount. Registration is required.
Member Registration Non-Member Registration
To Pay By Check Download Registration Form

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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