Teen Program Summer Applications Open February 1
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 2024. Applications for the highly competitive program for sixth through 12th graders open Thurs., Feb. 1 at cmzoo.org/teenprograms. Applications will only be accepted for two weeks, so nature-loving teenagers . . .
Outdoor Activities Support Mental Health in the Winter Months
During the winter months, many Coloradans stay active by enjoying the state’s 300 days of sunshine or embracing the alpine lifestyle and hitting the slopes. For some nature enthusiasts, it can be hard to know where to start in the winter world of outdoor adventure. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s EdVenture team has just the program: Outdoor . . .
Electric Safari Ranked Third Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA TODAY’S 10Best
ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS CELEBRATION CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY, JAN. 1, 2024 – USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards today announced that Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari ranked third in the national Best Zoo Lights category for the fifth year in a row. This is the eighth year running that Electric Safari has ranked in the top . . .
Stock Up on These Unique Gifts for a Good Cause
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 . . .
CMZOO LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT AT LAST 21-AND-UP EVENT OF THE YEAR: ELECTRIC MOONLIGHT
GUESTS WILL ENJOY FOOD, DRINKS, LIVE MUSIC, VISITS WITH THEIR FAVORITE ANIMALS AND HOLIDAY LIGHTS ON THE MOUNTAIN – Make plans for an adults-only mistle-toast to the season at Electric Moonlight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 7, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. There’s nowhere else you can sip cocktails, sample food, enjoy live . . .
BOO AT THE ZOO STARTS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20
ADVANCE, TIMED TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ALL SEVEN NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN FUN – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will feel the Halloween spirit when little ghouls and goblins attend Boo at the Zoo, starting Fri., Oct. 20, 2023. This decades-long Colorado Springs Halloween tradition is a fun way for families to trick-or-treat, enjoy Halloween festivities in a unique . . .
Brand-New 3-Session Teen Naturalist Training Series Launches in October
Teenagers interested in learning more about nature have a brand-new opportunity at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. A 3-evening course, called Teen Naturalist Training, is tailored to nature-enthused teenagers – and its very first session is on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. “Each evening, we’ll connect with the wild world through different educational experiences indoors and outdoors,” said . . .
Teen Program Inspires the Next Generation of Land and Wildlife Stewards in Glacier National Park
If Aaron Lippy and Kaitlyn Tullberg, two Teen Program participants at CMZoo, are any indication of the next generation of conservationists – rest assured, the planet is in good hands. The two enthusiastic high school students recently returned from a six-day off-the-grid CMZoo Teen Program adventure in Glacier National Park. Tullberg and Lippy were in . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Last 21-and-up Event of the Summer, Tails, Tunes & Tastes, is Thurs., Aug. 31
HAVE A WILD NIGHT FOR A WORTHY CAUSE AT THIS FUNDRAISING EVENT – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will host its final 21-and-up event of the summer, Tails, Tunes & Tastes, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 31 – and tickets are going quickly. There’s nowhere else you can feed a giraffe, have a drink, . . .
Dog Days at the Zoo Aren’t Just Fun for Humans
CMZOO OFFERS TWO MORE DATES FOR FURRY FAMILY MEMBER IN AUGUST The dog days of summer will soon be over, but Dog Days at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo are back! Thanks to two successful test days in May and June, CMZoo is welcoming guests and their well-behaved dogs to explore the Zoo again, during two special . . .