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August 2019

Wildlife Shows

August 23 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Wildlife Shows Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Beastly Back to School Bash

August 24 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Beastly Back to School Bash Party like it's the end of summer! Join us for one last hoorah before going back to school. We'll have fun activities, games, and more! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Wildlife Shows

August 24 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Wildlife Shows Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zoo Kids

August 25 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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Wildlife Shows

August 25 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Wildlife Shows Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Wildlife Shows

August 30 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Wildlife Shows Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Wildlife Shows

August 31 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Wildlife Shows Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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September 2019

Zoo Kids

September 1 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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International Vulture Awareness Day

September 7 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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International Vulture Awareness Day Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zippity Zoo Days

September 7 @ 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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One event on 09/08/2019 at 10:00 AM

Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zippity Zoo Days During Arts Festival. Zoo is open until 5pm on Saturday Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy special activities and artwork created by our animal artists. Fee: Special admission rate during Arts Festival of $1/person

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Zippity Zoo Days

September 8 @ 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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One event on 09/08/2019 at 10:00 AM

Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zippity Zoo Days During Arts Festival. Zoo is open until 5pm on Saturday Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy special activities and artwork created by our animal artists. Fee: Special admission rate during Arts Festival of $1/person

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Zoo Kids

September 8 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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Zoo Kids

September 15 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

September 21 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Breakfast with the Red Pandas Join us in celebrating International Red Panda Day by having a pancake breakfast in the zoo with the Pandas! Enjoy your breakfast as the pandas get theirs, as well as a special panda keeper talk. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting) Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Members: $12 | Non-members: $15 PURCHASE TICKETS

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International Red Panda Day

September 21 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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International Red Panda Day Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation. Visit various Red Panda learning stations to earn your ‘Red Panda Ranger’ badge! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zoo Kids

September 22 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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Closing at 1pm to setup for Brew at the Zoo

September 27 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Brew at the Zoo

September 27 @ 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Brew at the Zoo Ages 21+ Join the Delaware Zoological Society, which supports the Brandywine Zoo, in its annual fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo! Visit the zoo after hours in this fun, outdoor event which includes beer tastings in a keepsake souvenir cup. Light fare provided by local restaurants. Plus, a variety of unique items are available under our Silent Auction tent with proceeds benefiting the Zoo. Advanced tickets are available online or in the Zoo Gift Shop. Brew t-shirts…

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Teacher Open House

September 28 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Teacher Open House The Zoo will host a free open house for teachers. Any teacher can bring their valid school STAFF identification card to the Teacher Check-In table at the Zoo’s Main Entrance to gain Zoo admission for themselves and one guest. Teachers will also receive a packet with information on booking a field trip, requesting an outreach presentation for their classroom, samples of lesson plans and activities, and more.   Fee: Free

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Scout Program: Wild Backyard

September 29 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Tiger Adventure - Tigers in the Wild Hike with us through the zoo!  Learn about local animals and plants, identifying animal signs, and even meet some animals up close!

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Zoo Kids

September 29 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Sunday, repeating until 09/29/2019

Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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Zoo Closing at Noon

September 29 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Zoo Closing at Noon Today

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October 2019

Star Wars Day: Breakfast with the Empire

October 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Star Wars Day: Breakfast with the Empire Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Reservations required, as limited spaces will be sold. Fee: $20 per person (no member discount for this event). PURCHASE TICKETS

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Star Wars Day

October 5 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Star Wars Day May the Force be with you! Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Meet some of your favorite Star Wars characters and even take photos with them! It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion. Members: Free | Non-members: Pre-sale tickets, $8/person (ages 3+), will be available…

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World Bird Day

October 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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World Bird Day Celebrate all things bird! Fall Migration is happening and you don’t want to miss it! Learn about observing birds at our bird blind and how to attract birds to your home, kids can craft their own “binoculars” during craft time, join us for a special bird Story Time and more! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Boo at the Zoo

October 17 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Boo at the Zoo Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person PURCHASE TICKETS: Thursday, October 17 Friday, October 18 Saturday, October 19  

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Boo at the Zoo

October 18 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Boo at the Zoo Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person PURCHASE TICKETS: Thursday, October 17 Friday, October 18 Saturday, October 19  

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Boo at the Zoo

October 19 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Boo at the Zoo Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person PURCHASE TICKETS: Thursday, October 17 Friday, October 18 Saturday, October 19  

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Scout Program: Caring for Animals

October 26 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Bear Adventure - Critter Care Learn about what animals need to survive, the differences between pets and wild animals, and what we do to take care of our zoo animals.  Meet some of our animals up close, tour the zoo, and work on an animal enrichment project!  

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Animal Play Day – Great Pumpkin Smash!

October 26 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Animal Play Day - Great Pumpkin Smash! Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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World Lemur Festival

October 26 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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World Lemur Festival Celebrate lemurs. More info to come! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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November 2019

Scout Night

November 2 @ 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on 11/02/2019 at 4:15 PM

Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Scout Night Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and their families Scouts and their families get to enjoy an evening at the zoo for a specially designed, exclusive after-hours program! Activities and learning stations will be geared toward scout requirements. This is an outdoor event, so dress for the weather. Pre-registration strongly suggested, walk-ins welcome if space available. Click here to register! Fee: $10/person; includes scouts, parents/chaperones and siblings.

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Volunteer and Docent Open House

November 3 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Volunteer and Docent Open House Have you been thinking about becoming a docent at the Brandywine Zoo? Are you a teen interested in our VolunTEEN summer program? Stop by our Education Building to find out how you belong at the zoo!

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Holiday Zoo Camp: Enrichment Engineers (Veteran’s Day)

November 11 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Holiday Zoo Camp: Enrichment Engineers (Veteran's Day) Ages 5 to 13 Drop-off: 8:30-9am Pickup: 3:30-4pm Join us for a fun day in zoo camp as we spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals.Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is November 8.   Members: $40 | Non-members: $50

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Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Enrichment Engineers

November 18 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Enrichment Engineers Ages 5 to 13 Drop-off: 8:30-9am Pickup: 3:30-4pm Aftercare: available until 5pm Spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals. Members: $40 | Non-members: $50 | Aftercare: $15/child Click here for more information and to register!

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Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Say What? Animal Communication

November 19 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Say What? Animal Communication Ages 5 to 13 Drop-off: 8:30-9am Pickup: 3:30-4pm Aftercare: available until 5pm Who’s talking and how do animals communicate? Members: $40 | Non-members: $50 | Aftercare: $15 Click here for more information and to register!

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Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Animal Play Day

November 20 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Animal Play Day Ages 5 to 13 Drop-off: 8:30-9am Pickup: 3:30-4pm Aftercare: available until 5pm How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important? Members: $40| Non-members: $50 | Aftercare: $15 Click here for more information and to register!  

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December 2019

Boy Scout Program: Scouts Go WILD

December 1 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Cub scouts - Nova WILD! award Explore food chains, ecosystems, and both local and invasive animals with cub scouts of all ages. Tour the zoo and meet some of our animals up close!

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Girl Scouts: Earth’s Endangered

December 8 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Girl Scouts: Earth’s Endangered Juniors Animal Habitats badge (Steps 1 through 4). Learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats. We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them. Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission.

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Breakfast with Santa

December 14 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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One event on 12/15/2019 at 9:00 AM

Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Breakfast with Santa  Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes, bring your camera to take photos with Santa and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. Pre-registration required. Space is very limited for this event, so please…

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Breakfast with Santa

December 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Breakfast with Santa  Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes, bring your camera to take photos with Santa and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. Pre-registration required. Space is very limited for this event, so please…

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Christmas Week Half Day Camp: Zoo Crew

December 26 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Christmas Week Half Day Camp: Zoo Crew Ages 8-12 Drop-off: 8:30-9am Pickup: 11:30-Noon "Lunch Bunch" aftercare: available until 1pm Learn what it’s like to be a zoo keeper! Campers will tour the zoo, learn about animals, and engage in crafts and games. Activities are held both indoor and outdoor. Members: $25 | Non-members: $30 Lunch Bunch Aftercare: $10 Lunch Bunch Aftercare available until 1pm (pack your own lunch for Lunch Bunch)

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Christmas Week Half Day Camp: Winter Wonders

December 27 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Christmas Week Half Day Camp: Winter Wonders Ages 6-10 Drop-off:  8:30-9am Pickup: 11:30-Noon "Lunch Bunch" aftercare: available until 1 p.m. How do animals survive in the winter? Who stays awake and who sleeps? Campers will tour the zoo, learn about animals, and engage in crafts and games. Activities are held both indoor and outdoor. Members: $25 | Non-members: $30 Lunch Bunch Aftercare: $10 Lunch Bunch Aftercare available until 1pm (pack your own lunch for Lunch Bunch)

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Noon Year’s Eve

December 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE 19802 United States
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Noon Year’s Eve Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON!  We’ll have games, crafts, and of course a sparkling cider to drink as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! We will begin charging admission at 10am. Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person PURCHASE TICKETS

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