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Making Learning Wildly Fun

Our Programs

Join us in an exploration of the wonders of wildlife and conservation through interactive age appropriate programming. We are dedicated to creating experiences that foster a sense of wonder, share knowledge, and advocate active involvement with wildlife and wild places. Programs available for groups and individuals ages 18 months and up.

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BIG Zoo Lesson

Calling all teachers! Students, parents, and teachers can use Binder Park Zoo as their classroom for a week-long, in-depth study of biological sciences as they participate in The BIG Zoo Lesson. They will talk with wildlife experts,...

Birthday Parties

Zoo Birthday Parties The WILDEST birthday parties happen at the zoo! Choose from a great selection of unique party packages that can include animal encounters, themed games and extraordinary experiences that your guests will long...

F.A.W.N. Playgroup

First Adventures With Nature Searching for exciting things to do with your little one?  Look no further than Binder Park Zoo’s playgroup for preschoolers! First Adventures with Nature can help you engage in your child’s...

Family Slumber Party

Family Slumber Party Round up your family and head to Binder Park Zoo for a one-of-a-kind overnight experience! Each Slumber Party has its own theme with unique experiences for everyone. We even have an overnight...

Overnight Safari

Bring your scout troop, youth group, class, or private party, and join us for a spectacular night exploring Wild Africa! We have four unique topics to choose from, or we can create a custom program...

Safari Day Camps

2018 Safari Day Camp registration is now closed. Check back February 2019 for program information! School’s out for summer! Now what? Binder Park Zoo offers a unique alternative to summer day care -- Safari Day...

Wild Encounters

Boost the educational value of your zoo visit when you add a Wild Encounter to your day. Groups can enjoy a meet-and-greet with some of our Animal Ambassadors, participate in educational activities, and discover what...

Wild Walks

Have you ever wanted to get the inside scoop on Binder Park Zoo? Look no further! Explore some of the zoo’s most popular areas with a knowledgeable guide. This unique walking tour experience gives your group an...

Zoo Snooze

Bring your scout troop, youth group, class, or private party to Binder Park Zoo for an adventure you’ll never forget! We have four unique topics to choose from, or we can create a custom program...

Zoo Teens

Binder Park Zoo offers two Zoo Teen Programs. Each of these programs strive to provide our Zoo Teens with a fun, educational and worthwhile summer experience at the zoo. Applications must be submitted by May 18, 2018 to be considered for the program. For...

Zookeeper For A Day

So you want to be a zookeeper? Well here is your chance to find out what zookeeping is really about! Join the expert staff at Binder Park Zoo working one on one with a zookeeper...


Bring the zoo to you with Binder Park Zoo’s Zoomobile! New programming choices give you the chance to pick the perfect addition to your classroom lesson or event! These fun and educational programs can bring...

Binder Park Zoo takes pride in being a conservation minded organization and we would like to invite you to “Think Green” when visiting and participating in any programs!  

Binder Park Zoo is located 3 miles south of I-94 exit 100


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