Monthly Archives: March 2015

Breakfast with the Gibbons!

Breakfast With the Gibbons!

Swing over to Turtle Back Zoo this APE-ril for Breakfast with the Gibbons! Turtle Back Zoo’s white-cheeked gibbons, Suki and Sovann, invite you to enjoy a healthy continental breakfast and join in primate related activities and crafts in our brand new Education Center from 8:30 AM – 10:45 AM on Sunday April 19th or Sunday, June 14th, 2015. Continue to explore your wild side with a visit to the gibbon exhibit. Guests will meet the gibbon keepers and help prepare breakfast for the gibbons! Lots of fun and a few surprises are in store! Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up (all children must be accompanied by a paying adult). Space is limited and $20 per person pre-registration is required. The price includes breakfast, activities, and admission to the zoo for the day.


Zoo Camp Registration is OPEN to ALL – Monday, March 9, 2015

Zoo Camp Registration is OPEN to everyone beginning Monday, March 9, 2015.

Camp is a great way to build confidence, make friends, discover and experience the zoo and it’s animals in a new way.  Give your favorite child the gift of Zoo Camp!

Last Weekend for Members Only Registration – Summer Zoo Camp

Turtle Back Zoo Members – Reminder that this is the last weekend to register early for summer camp before registration opens to the public on Monday, March 9th.

Spaces are still available for Spring Break Camps.  Give your children the gift of Zoo Camp this Spring.



Owl Festival – Saturday, March 7, 2015 11am-3pm

Owl Festival Flyer 2015

Come celebrate owls at Turtle Back Zoo on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 11-3.

Participate in hands on activities including owl pellet dissection, owl calls and crafts.

Pick up plans to build an owl nest box.

Meet an owl or give your best hoot in our owl calling contest.


Spring Break Camp Registration is OPEN!

Spring Break Zoo Camp: 


Spring Break Mini Zoo Camp is coming! The animals are coming out of hibernation and so should you, too! Join us for fun and learning at Turtle Back Zoo! We will use our indoor and outdoor spaces to explore, discover, and examine local and exotic wildlife. We are offering 2 sessions of this mini-camp that will each run 4 days from 9 AM to 3 PM;  Session 1: Mon 3/30/15 – Thurs 4/2/15 & Session 2: Tues 4/7/15 – Fri 4/10/15. Each session will offer 3 age groups to keep the activities age appropriate. Grades K-1, 2-3, & 4-5.

Upcoming Events

  • February 20, 2017See the Seas Mini-Camp, Parts I and II
  • February 25, 2017 11:00 amSeasonal Job Fair
  • February 25, 2017 2:00 pmSOLD OUT - Zoo Behind the Scenes: Giraffe House
  • February 26, 2017 2:00 pmMembers Only- Zoo Behind the Scenes: Giraffe House
  • March 4, 2017 12:00 pmSummer Camp Open House
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