Day-long programs for children ages 6-8 and 9-12. All programs take place at the Education Center, from 9 am - 4 pm each day.
Special Holiday Offer: Book 2 programs and receive 10% off! To receive this discount, the same child must be booked for the programs.
Fees: $45 members / $50 non-members per session
Help prepare fun treats and toys for some of our wildest and coolest animals at the zoo!December 21: Winter Wonders
Learn all about how our animals get ready for the winter through wild close encounters and fun games!December 27: Cool Cats and Wild Wolves
Meet the superstars of the zoo-wolves, tigers and leopards to name a few!December 28: Extreme Team
Point Defiance Zoo is home to some of the most extreme critters on the planet-meet some super animals as we explore the zoo from top to bottom!
Fees: $60 members / $70 non-members per session
Small Class Sizes: 6 maximum!
Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper! Spend a day at the zoo and gain hands-on experience as you help us take care of the animals.December 21: Junior Aquarist
Dive into the daily life of an aquarium biologist and get your hands wet as you take care of some cool marine animals.December 27: Treasure Hunters
Explore Point Defiance Park from one end to another as we search the wilds for hidden treasure in this geocashing adventure!December 28: Junior Zookeeper
Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper! Spend a day at the zoo and gain hands-on experience as you help us take care of the animals.