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New! Family Nature Club

Are you ready to get outside and explore nature? We will be visiting wild places around Houston to play and engage your family with our natural surroundings.  Book your family for our next event and each child will receive a free gift with your registration!

Our January event will be at Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center.  This beautiful park has various hiking trails and is home to many wild animals. Spend a day out in nature playing and enjoying all that Jones Park has to offer!

Date: January 28, 2017
Where: Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $10 per family


Join us at Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens for an immersive nature experience.  Rather than our regular play set up, we will use all five senses to explore the beauty of the gardens and discover new finds on a nature scavenger hunt.
Date: February 18, 2017
Where: Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Cost: $10 per family

For this event, we will be at the Nature Discovery Center for three hours of exploration and child-directed fun!  PUCS food truck will have coffee and breakfast available for purchase to help keep your energy up as you create, build, and imagine under the trees.  Stop by for a full morning of play!

Date: March 25, 2017
Where: Nature Discovery Center
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $10 per family


Thank you to our Family Nature Club Partners

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Zoo Yoga

Advanced Registration Required

Come along with us on a Zoo Yoga adventure! Whether you are new to yoga or just looking to strengthen your practice, we will discover how you can make a difference for animals, both locally and world wide. 

Spring 2017 dates coming soon!

Don’t have a yoga mat? No problem! Rent a mat for $2 each or purchase an official Zoo Yoga mat for $20. This program is built for kids ages 4-10 with their parents. Class is held one Saturday of each month from 9:15-10:15am. Please bring a bottle of water and wear modest, comfortable clothing.

Zoo Members
     1 Adult & Child Pair – $20
     1 Extra Individual – $10
     1 Adult & Child Pair- $40 (includes admission)
1 Extra Individual – $20(includes admission)

A ticket is required for all participants. The maximum capacity is 20 participants (adults and children). Zoo Yoga meets in the Brown Education Center to the left of the main Zoo entrance right behind the Natural Encounters building.


Yellowstone – A Family Adventure

June 25 – 30, 2017

$2229 for 1st family member
$1329 for each additional family member sharing the same room
Airfare into Jackson, Wyoming not included
Group is restricted to 14 individuals (6 family rooms)
Suggested for children aged 8 and up

For registration and full itinerary: