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Family Opportunities

Are you ready to get outside and explore nature?  We will play, explore,
learn, and grow, both at the Zoo and at local natural spaces in Houston. We can’t wait to see you and your family at our next event!

Family Travel Program

Yellowstone: A Family Adventure

June 25 – 30, 2018

$2,275 for first family member. 
$1,375 for each subsequent family member sharing the same room.
Airfare to Jackson, Wyoming and return not included.
Group is restricted to 6 families.

 Yellowstone Family Adventure Itinerary 2018

Have questions? Ready to sign up for this trip? Contact us!

Family Nature Club

Family Nature Club is an opportunity for families to get outside together and explore nature! Each program takes place at various parks and nature centers around Houston, and is a great chance to find a new hangout for your herd. Meet like minded families, and know that you’re providing your little ones meaningful opportunities for exploration and play.

Benefits of connecting your family to nature include:

  • Happier, more self-confident, and creative children
  • Stronger family ties
  • Increased sense of wonder and awe for nature close to home
  • Opportunity to follow children’s lead and let them direct the outing
March 24 - Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Enjoy the beautiful spring weather with an afternoon in nature at the Houston Arboretum!  With a focus on outdoor, child-directed exploration, we will trek popular trails and use nature as inspiration to create beautiful art.  We hope you join us!

This program will start at 4:00 pm and run 1-2 hours.

For information on beneficial items to bring with you, check out the tab below!

What to bring for a hassle-free outing

Each program is $10 per family; there is no price difference for Zoo Members and non-Members.  The maximum capacity is 25 individuals (adults & children). Please email with any questions.

Family Adventure Program

Looking for more ways to connect with your family and our native Houston environment?  Check out our Family Adventure Programs!  These activities take place all over Houston and the surrounding gulf coast area, and allow participants a truly immersive experience with nature.  They are a great opportunity for families to spend time outdoors on exciting new adventures.  We hope you’ll join us!

We are currently working to plan our spring events. Please check back often for updates! 

Registration is required for all participants. Maximum capacity and applicable age limits will vary with activity.  Please email with any questions.