Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Announces Dog Days at the Zoo
FOR TWO DATES ONLY, GUESTS AND ZOO MEMBERS CAN PURCHASE A TICKET FOR THEIR CANINE KIDDO TO JOIN THEM FOR A ZOO DAY! – Add an extra ticket to make your family outing complete! Bring your canine kiddo for a Zoo adventure on Tuesday, May 16 or Saturday, June 3. For just two days only, . . .
CMZoo Animals Brighten Days, Celebrate Milestones and Holidays with Animal Grams
Imagine answering a knock on your door to find a furry, scaly or feathery CMZoo animal ambassador peeking through the peephole. That dream could be your reality thanks to CMZoo’s Animal Grams program! Animal Grams are paid off-site visits from a CMZoo animal ambassador and EdVenture staff member. Each visit lasts five to ten minutes . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Annual Run to the Shrine Raises Funds, Heartrates and Elevation
FOUR-MILE WALK/RUN FUNDRAISER OFFERS ONCE-A-YEAR EXPERIENCE ON FOOT TO WILL ROGERS SHRINE OF THE SUN – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 15th annual Run to the Shrine, featuring an East African crowned crane as this year’s event mascot, on Sat., May 20 and Sun., May 21, 2023. Where else can you hand-feed a giraffe and . . .
Off-Season Adventures For You and Your Little Ones
Many people think the Zoo slows down during the cooler months, but there are still a lot of opportunities to participate in special programs and to have more of the Zoo to yourself. Stroller Safaris are informal exploratory experiences for children between the ages of 1 and 4 years old and their accompanying adult. During . . .
Teen Summer Program Applications Open Feb. 1 to 14 Fully Immersive Experiences Inspire and Prepare Future Conservationists
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Teen Summer Program has inspired and prepared future biologists and conservationists for decades. Soon, it will welcome new and returning participants for summer 2023. Applications for the highly competitive program for sixth through twelfth graders open Wed., Feb. 1 at cmzoo.org/teenprograms. Applications will only be accepted for two weeks, so nature-loving teenagers . . .
Outdoor School Programming Can Support Mental Health, Connections with Nature and Each Other – IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO
Countless studies support the positive impact exercise can have on people’s mental health. Experts at Children’s Hospital Colorado, longtime Cheyenne Mountain Zoo partners, say the same is true for kids. Outdoor physical activities have additional benefits, including decreasing stress and anxiety, improving mood and self-esteem, reducing aggression and improving focus. Finding the time to plan . . .
CMZOO LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT AT ONE-NIGHT-ONLY HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR JUST FOR ADULTS
THIS THURSDAY, ENJOY FOOD, DRINKS AND LIVE MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN AT ELECTRIC MOONLIGHT – Make plans for an adults-only mistle-toast to the season at Electric Moonlight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Electric Moonlight incorporates all of the magic of Electric Safari, plus the additions of live . . .
DON’T MISS THE LAST NIGHT OF BOO AT THE ZOO, ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been hosting sold-out nights of Boo at the Zoo since it started on Fri., Oct. 21 – and there just one more night to get into the spooky spirit with your favorite animals. Halloween night, Monday., Oct. 31, is the final night of Boo at the Zoo, and there are still . . .
Winter is Coming: Register for Winter Break Camp Now!
Before we know it, kids will be on school break for the holidays. Did you know you can register Pre-K through sixth graders for an enriching week at the Zoo, with our Winter Break Zoo Camp? Registration is open now! Winter Break Zoo Camp is Mon., Dec. 26 through Fri., Dec. 30. Full-day camps, for . . .
Be Everyone’s Favorite Gift Giver with These Unique CMZoo Present Ideas
It’s that magical time of year when many people search for the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family. Whether you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience or a truly unique stocking stuffer, these options are sure put a smile on every face on your list. Plus, when you purchase something from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, you . . .