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Family Opportunities

Are you ready to get outside and explore nature? Book your family for our next Family Nature Club and each child will receive a free gift with your registration!  Scroll down for Zoo Yoga and our Family Travel Program!


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: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 per family

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What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by spending time in nature as a family!  Festivities at the Arboretum include guided nature walks, our adventure play set up, and seed ball making with Families in Nature!

Date: April 22, 2017
Where: Houston Arboretum
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 per family

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Our final event of the spring will be held at the Houston Zoo! We will be set up on Werler Lawn right across from Meerkats outside our Brown Education Center.  Join us for the last class of the season!
Zoo admission for your family is included with program registration. 

Date: May 20, 2017
Where: Houston Zoo
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $10 per family

Thank you to our Family Nature Club Partners

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Zoo Yoga
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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.

March 11 - Bears
April 15 - Butterflies
May 27 - Sea Turtles

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 Adult- $10
1 Extra Child – $10
Non-Members
1 Adult & Child Pair- $38 (includes admission)
1 Extra Adult- $18 (includes admission)
1 Extra Child- $14 (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

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The Houston Zoo is partnering with Teton Science Schools for a one-of-a-kind family adventure program in one of the world’s most beautiful and wildlife-abundant hotspots: The Grand Tetons and Yellowstone! Enjoy the dramatic landscape and the abundant wildlife viewing opportunities with your family. Participate in citizen science projects that contribute to saving animals in North America!

June 25 – 30, 2017
Pricing:
$2229 
for 1st family member
$1329 for each additional family member sharing the same room

Airfare into Jackson, Wyoming is not included.  Our group is restricted to 14 individuals (6 family rooms).  This trip is suggested for children ages 8 years and older.  Book Now! Space is limited.

For registration and full itinerary:

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