Summer Camp Registration is Open
It may feel like spring just arrived, but it is time to start planning for summer vacation! With Zoo Camp options for kindergarten through 12th grade, there is truly an adventure for everyone. New this year: each camp week has an over-arching theme that all grade levels will explore in their own adventurous ways . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Annual Run to the Shrine, Saturday, May 18
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 11th annual Run to the Shrine Saturday, May 18. Online pre-registration saves participants five dollars per registration, and closes May 15, 2019. The annual Run to the Shrine fundraiser is the only day of the year foot traffic is allowed on the road to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun. The 4-mile up-and-back course offers breathtaking views of Colorado Springs
Spring Break is Right Around the Corner!
It’s nearly time for spring break! Are you ready? Make it a week of engaging education and adventure for kids from kindergarten through sixth grade. With options to attend camp for one day, all five days or somewhere in between, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has flexible schedules for you and WILD experiences for the young nature . . .
Connecting Hands, Hearts and Minds Through CMZoo’s Teen Outdoor Adventure Program
Explore & Learn One way that we engage our Cheyenne Mountain Zoo teen program community is through outdoor adventure experiences. We offer trips year round that connect teens to local, national and international wildlife and wild places. Each destination, adventure, and educational opportunity is intentional. “Each program we offer focuses on connecting the hands, the . . .
Edventure Launches Stroller Safaris
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s EdVenture department is excited to introduce Stroller Safaris, a brand-new monthly program series for early explorers. Stroller Safaris are informal exploratory experiences for children between the ages of one and four. During every Stroller Safari, children accompanied by an adult will use all five senses to connect with nature and animals. Participants . . .
Electric Safari Voted Fifth Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA Today’s 10Best
USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards today announced that Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted No. 5 in the nation in the Best Zoo Lights category. This is the third year running that CMZoo has ranked in the top ten.
Unique (and Educational) Gift Ideas!
The time of gift giving is upon us, which means spending time thinking of the perfect gift to share with your loved ones. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has some great ideas that can help you spend less time shopping and more time together. For the person who has everything or the animal lover who can’t get . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Announces 2018 Electric Safari Dates
More than 50 acres of twinkling lights, 85 artisan-made light sculptures, breathtaking nighttime city views and the nearby sound of roaring lions can only mean one thing in Colorado Springs: Electric Safari is back.
Fall Day Camp Registration is Open!
Though it feels like summer just ended, fall is here. That means your children will soon have a full week off school. Don’t worry though; Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is here with new camp adventures! Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is offering Fall Break day camps November 19-20-21 and 23 (no camp November 22) for kids Kindergarten – 6th . . .
Boo at the Zoo Starts Tomorrow
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will feel the Halloween spirit when thousands of little ghouls and goblins attend Boo at the Zoo beginning this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The event is a fun way for families to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe and unique environment. This year’s Boo at the Zoo is Oct. 19 – 21, 26 – 28 and 31. Boo hours are 4 to 8:30 p.m. all seven nights, with the last entry at 7:30 p.m. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo admission windows will close for daytime admission at 2 p.m.