Vote on a Name for Bailey’s Giraffe Calf
In celebration of our baby giraffe's one-month birthday, we have some exciting news! YOU can help us decide by voting for your favorite name! Cast your vote in the poll below. The names were chosen by our giraffe care team, specifically for the female calf. VOTE NOW by selecting your favorite option! Each person can vote once during the voting period per unique email address. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. MT, Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Family Camp: The Colorful World of Skunks
All ages. Offered throughout January. Book your family fun with us today! The world of skunks is not as black and white as it appears! You red that right: discover how they avoid the blues, what greens they enjoy, and so much more! Hue won't want to miss this! Ambassador Animal: striped skunks. Tour Area: Rocky Mountain Wild. Registration is required.
Stroller Safari: Wild in Winter in December
Ages 12 months - 4 years. Offered December 10, 16, 21 & 28. Participants will learn about native Colorado species and create safe feeders to help wild animals near their homes find food in the colder months (almond butter, bird seed, cranberries, etc.). Registration is required.
Teen Community Workshop: Predator & Prey (6th-12th Grade)
Ages: 6th-12th Grade. Come explore the dynamic relationships between predators and prey. For centuries animals have adapted to overcome one another and better their chances for survival. Join us in this unique workshop as we meet both predator and prey species and dive into the adaptations that make each so successful. Registration is required and closes 48 hours prior to the program.
Teen Community Workshop: Animal Training 101 (6th-12th Grade)
Ages: 6th-12th Grade. Come learn the basics of animal training in zoos! Join Zoo staff and one of our Zoo teens as you to try your hand at training some of our animal ambassadors. Registration is required and closes 48 hours prior to the program.
Teen Community Workshop: Wild Wings (6th-8th Grade)
Ages: Middle school / 6th-8th Grade. Come learn from Zoo staff as we explore the brilliant world of birds! We’ll dive into the unique lives of both native and exotic species and learn about the adaptations that make them so successful. We’ll see firsthand how keepers train and care for our birds and even get to meet a resident up close. *Registration for this program will close 48 hours prior to the day of the program. Registration is required and closes 48 hours prior to the program.
Hands-On Homeschool: Mighty Megafauna
Ages: Elementary (1st-5th) or Middle School (6th-8th). Megafauna comprises the largest animals on Earth. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is lucky enough to be home to 4 of the 5 most common species! Join us to learn about these prodigious and powerful animals. Registration is required.
Hands-On Homeschool: Compassionate Conservationists
Ages: Elementary (1st-5th) or Middle School (6th-8th). As we celebrate the Earth and all it has provided for us, join us as we discover ways to protect its wild animals and wild places. Registration is required.
Hands-On Homeschool: Rambunctious Reptiles
Ages: Elementary (1st-5th) or Middle School (6th-8th). Join us to learn about our scaly bodied, cold blooded reptiles through curiosity and exploration! Registration is required.
Hands-On Homeschool: UnZOOsual Careers
Ages: Elementary (1st-5th) or Middle School (6th-8th). From studying animal diets to choosing plants for animal habitats, there is much more than just being a zookeeper. Join us as we tour the zoo and meet with staff to learn about some of the more unZOOsual careers within this field. Registration is required.