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{ "name":"Ugandan Communities Committed to Conservation", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5dab91f3f412258fee923039_Ed.exploring%20the%20globe%20small.jpg", "abstract":"Home to chimpanzees, elephants, monkeys and countless other species, Uganda’s Kibale National Park is threatened by small-scale fuel wood collection. New Nature Foundation’s multi-faceted approach achieves positive outcomes for both wildlife and people. In this Impact Speaker Series, Rebecca Goldstone, President and Co-Founder of New Nature Foundation, will focus on Oakland Zoo’s role in expanding this grass roots campaign to now include 5 target areas, reaching tens of thousands of Ugandans and preserving millions of pounds of firewood each year.", "slug":"ugandan-communities-committed-to-conservation", "dates":"April 22, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Wings Over Kenya - A Safari Adventure with Oakland Zoo", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d544b8af5c6c07ae96af791_Wings%20Over%20Kenya%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Join Oakland Zoo Animal Care staff for a once in a lifetime experience in Kenya. You'll visit 3 national parks and visit with our conservation partners along the way. From your safari vehicle (window seating is guaranteed for each traveler) you'll be able to witness prides of lions, herds of elephants, zebra, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, and many more!", "slug":"wings-over-kenya-safari", "dates":"January 15-27, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"ZooMobile Birthdays", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d49e43eab470f861a5b33de_Zoomobile_Thumbnail.jpeg", "abstract":"", "slug":"zoomobile-birthdays", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Education Birthdays", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d49e66bd858a351a1ec2745_Kids%20Making%20Enrichment_thumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"", "slug":"education-birthdays", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Adventure Landing Rides Area Birthdays", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d49e705d858a3e338ec561e_TrainThumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"", "slug":"adventure-landing-rides-area-birthdays", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Lion Appreciation Day", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d0d594efb6581e2d259d87a_Lion%20Day%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Come celebrate the majestic lion at Oakland Zoo this August, in honor of World Lion Day! Lions are one of the most iconic animals in the world – but the King of the Beasts is in trouble in the wild. Learn how you can help them with special themed activities and information from our lion conservation partners!", "slug":"lion-appreciation-day", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Protect Wild Wolves", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5cd1c6a07f8cb88c21cfeacf_save%20wolves%20ghumb.jpg", "abstract":"By helping us bring attention to the importance of the wolf species, your support energizes our efforts to protect wild wolves in Calfornia and beyond. ", "slug":"protect-wild-wolves", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"World Giraffe Day", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5cd0c098494f9e568436e272_WGD%202%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Come join us in celebrating the Sixth Annual “World Giraffe Day” at Oakland Zoo! Learn about Oakland Zoo's giraffe population and giraffe in Africa. Participate in activities like giraffe feedings and special prize drawings to help these animals in the wild. ", "slug":"world-giraffe-day", "dates":"June 21, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Oakland Zoo Trading Cards", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5cb65af8ea49e71b88b4715c_Trading%20Cards%20Web%20Thumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"Oakland Zoo trading cards are a great way to take home your favorite animals. Look for our helpful Docent volunteers to collect your cards and learn fun, interesting facts. Visit this page to find out which cards are available and more amazing, animal information.", "slug":"oakland-zoo-trading-cards", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Walk in the Wild", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5c9524d78990b46debeaf24d_WIW2019_Zoo_site_large.png", "abstract":"", "slug":"walk-in-the-wild-thank-you", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo CLOSED for Walk in the Wild", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5c6c50816844a52bd202487b_Main%20Gate-5.jpg", "abstract":"The Zoo is closed to the general public for our annual 21+ fundraiser.", "slug":"zoo-closed-for-walk-in-the-wild", "dates":"June 27, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Oakland Zoo-Fari!", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5c4a3e929940e2a8ad874209_Clorox%20Camping%20Web%20Thumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"How would you like to see grizzly bears at night? Or hear wolves howling after dark? Oakland Zoo-Fari at the California Trail Clorox Foundation Overnight Experience offers an urban camping experience with after-dark activities, fun, and learning.", "slug":"clorox-outdoor-overnight-experience", "dates":"Summer 2020 dates posted in March 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Father's Day", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5c3e2147ee299e7862f597a4_Fathers%20Day%20Web%20Thumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"Happy Father's Day from Oakland Zoo! All Dads receive one FREE train ride in celebration of Father's Day! Watch some of our resident animal dads enjoy some special, and much deserved pops-only enrichment.", "slug":"fathers-day", "dates":"June 21, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Walk in the Wild 2020", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5ca53544acf6529a0ec88089_WalkInTheWIld-thumb.jpg", "abstract":"Join the 28th Annual Walk in the Wild: An Epicurean Escapade. Stroll through the Zoo and sample cuisine from the Bay Area’s top chefs and restaurants, microbreweries and wineries. End the night with live music and desserts. Attendees must be 21 or over.", "slug":"walk-in-the-wild-2020", "dates":"June 27, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Community Groups", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc4159ce46b0e5de0611770_tn-community-groups.jpg", "abstract":"The Oakland Zoo works with a variety of community groups (corporate, school, church, service, family) to complete habitat restoration, animal enrichment, and landscape management projects.", "slug":"community-groups", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Conservation Volunteers", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc412afac429183add9d807_tn-conservation-volunteer.jpg", "abstract":"Conservation Volunteers work at our animal stations to interpret our conservation initiatives to Zoo guests of all ages! Choose between our Quarters for Conservation or Beads for Chimps stations, as well as special events such as Earth Day and other fundraising events.", "slug":"conservation-volunteers", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Docents", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc3ffa35a68ee3af91b8609_tn-docent.jpg", "abstract":"Are you fascinated by Flamingos, riveted by River Otters, or wild for Wart Hogs? Bring your frenzy for fauna to Oakland Zoo and become a Docent!", "slug":"docents", "dates":"August 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"General Volunteers", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc3f67c5a5ed92c6b711579_tn-general-volunteers.jpg", "abstract":"Volunteers are vitally important to the Zoo. Whatever you love to do, we can put your time and talents to good use!", "slug":"general-volunteers", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Animal Care Volunteers", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc3de803ef47ffabd3a5792_tn-animal-volunteers.jpg", "abstract":"Work alongside a keeper assisting with daily animal care: cleaning of exhibits and night houses, preparing diets, raking, hosing, making enrichment items, and much more!", "slug":"animal-care-volunteers", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Animal Care Internships", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc3c7e0ca643a27662ef64b_tn-animal-case-internships.jpg", "abstract":"The Internship Program within the Animal Care, Conservation, and Research Department (ACCR) provides engaging learning experiences designed to inspire an ethic of stewardship in the next generation, stimulate interest in zoos as a viable career option, and to increase the diversity of professionals working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) within zoos, aquariums, and in the wild.", "slug":"animal-care-internships", "dates":"Fall, Winter, and Summer Sessions", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo CLOSED for Christmas Day", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bbabc3028dfc381ea95eb34_tn-zoo-closure.jpg", "abstract":"The Zoo is closed to the public. Don't worry! The animals are still being taken care of by our dedicated staff.", "slug":"zoo-closed-for-christmas-day", "dates":"December 25, 2019", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo CLOSED for Thanksgiving Day", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bbabc3028dfc381ea95eb34_tn-zoo-closure.jpg", "abstract":"The Zoo is closed to the public. Don't worry! The animals are still being taken care of by our dedicated staff.", "slug":"zoo-closed-for-thanksgiving-day", "dates":"November 26, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"IMPACT Speaker Series", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb964f00477874f31ca5813_tn-speaker-series.jpg", "abstract":"Sit, learn, be inspired, take action, enjoy. Attend one of our dynamic evening events, featuring guest speakers on field work, conservation, ecology, the environment and all those species we love. Each event includes refreshments and direct actions we can take to help on the spot.", "slug":"impact-speaker-series", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Living with California Wildlife", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb97b81002d8abf44069914_tn-living-with-ca-wildlife.jpg", "abstract":"Found an animal that needs help? Looking for information about coexisting with urban wildlife? Need to find a rescue organization or re-home an exotic pet? This is your comprehensive guide for living with wildlife in the East Bay.", "slug":"living-with-california-wildlife", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Primates and Other Exotic Animals Don’t Make Good Pets", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5c098b778cbf20d3efc2136d_My%20Post.jpg", "abstract":"Many of us love monkeys and apes. Sadly, some people take a love of these primates too far. Rather than admiring them in a natural habitat or at an accredited zoo, they choose to purchase monkeys and apes to keep as pets. Most make this choice without fully understanding the lifetime of care these species need, or the dangers and difficulties in caring for an exotic pet. The truth is there are many reasons why primate pets are not a good idea.", "slug":"primates-and-other-exotic-animals-dont-make-good-pets", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Quarters for Conservation", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb95a259d571e5c7ece9e75_tn-quarters-for-conservation.jpg", "abstract":"Contribute your change to Quarters for Conservation. Your spare change could change the future for species across the planet. Visit our Quarters for Conservation stations, choose your favorite species and cause, and watch your change swirl heroically towards a better future for wildlife.", "slug":"quarters-for-conservation", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Recycle Cell Phones", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bba46d9231fc90dfbd15786_tn-recycle.jpg", "abstract":"Got an old cell phone? Recycle it with Eco-Cell. By doing so, toxic waste is kept out of the landfill, the refurbished phone benefits people in need, and you're helping gorillas in the wild. And when you bring your old cell phone to the Oakland Zoo Rides Area ticket booth, you get a FREE ride on the train. ", "slug":"recycle-cell-phones", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Sign up for eScrip", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bba588188480969fde0b321_tn-escrip.jpg", "abstract":"eScrip is a great and easy way to raise money for the Zoo without costing you any money - other than what you already spend. Contributions from EScrip help the Oakland Zoo do more for wildlife everywhere!", "slug":"sign-up-for-escrip", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Understand the Palm Oil Crisis", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bba660324337c434a2f5e56_tn-palm-oil.jpg", "abstract":"Palm oil is in just about every type of consumer product. Tragically, the industry poses a threat to these and other species, as much of it uses deforestation practices that greatly threaten these animals’ delicate habitat.", "slug":"understand-the-palm-oil-crisis", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Eco-Travel", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb50538124bc1931d268332_tn-eco-travel-overview.jpg", "abstract":"Oakland Zoo leads life-changing trips around the world, visiting wildlife, their habitats, and some of our incredible conservation partners. Our Eco-trips are engaging and authentic, as we offer experiences that our unique relationships allow.", "slug":"eco-travel", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Pathways for Pollinators", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb960060c8ffc60b8b7f9be_tn-plant-for-wildlife.jpg", "abstract":"This is a call to action for all of our members to plant as much pollinator habitat as we can. Remember, even a window box is a wonderful contribution to hungry butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Are you ready? ", "slug":"plant-for-wildlife", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Girl Scout Workshops", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb428c5a4b9238044849612_tn-girl-scout-workshop.jpg", "abstract":"Gather up your troop and head on down to the Oakland Zoo for a day full of fun and adventure! Through touring the Zoo, exploring Knowland Park, learning about animals, and taking part in fun activities and projects, you'll be well on your way to completing your badge or Journey. Each Girl Scout will also receive an Oakland Zoo Patch or official Girl Scout badge for participating in our workshop.", "slug":"girl-scout-workshops", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Girl Scout Overnights", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb42f0bc7a86b44cc3f67ed_tn-girl-scout-overnights.jpg", "abstract":"Grab your sleeping bags and pillows and join us for an amazing night at the Zoo! These large group overnights are designed to accommodate several smaller troops or one large troop. Explore the Zoo on a private evening tour, enjoy a light snack, participate in activities centered around your theme, and meet some of our education animals up-close. Wake up in the morning and head back into the Zoo before the public arrives and observe the animals as they start their days. It’s a night your troop will never forget!", "slug":"girl-scout-overnights", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Cub Scout Workshops", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb43d40124bc1747c25685f_tn-cub-scout-workshops.jpg", "abstract":"Gather up your pack or den and head on down to the Oakland Zoo for a day full of fun and adventure! Through touring the Zoo, exploring Knowland Park, learning about animals, and taking part in fun activities and projects, you'll complete most or all of the items necessary to earn your adventure. Each Cub Scout will also receive an Oakland Zoo Patch for participating in our workshop.", "slug":"cub-scout-workshops", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Cub Scout Overnights", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb43a81096def846ef9d3c1_tn-cub-scout-overnights.jpg", "abstract":"Grab your sleeping bags and pillows and join us for an amazing night at the Zoo! These large group overnights are designed to accommodate several Cub Scout dens or one large pack. Explore the Zoo on a private evening tour, enjoy a light snack, participate in activities centered around your theme, and meet some of our education animals up-close. Wake up in the morning and head back into the Zoo before the public arrives and observe the animals as they start their days. It’s a night your pack will never forget!", "slug":"cub-scout-overnights", "dates":"September–June", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Scouting Programs", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb39f3546cb3261b0c64eea_tn-scouting-programs.jpg", "abstract":"Gather up your pack or den and head to Oakland Zoo for an adventure! From overnights and private Zoo tours to projects and badge workshops, Oakland Zoo offers a wide range of activities for scouts.", "slug":"scouting-programs", "dates":"Year Round", "zoocamp":"true", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"https://www.explore.oaklandzoo.org/scouting-programs" }
{ "name":"Private Group Overnights", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb39532922f1b6d1fc216ac_tn-private-overnights.jpg", "abstract":"Book an overnight exclusive to your group! Grab your friends and come on down to the Zoo for an amazing evening with the animals! Start your evening with a private guided tour of the Zoo. Afterwards, enjoy a light snack and participate in a fun hands-on activity. Next, meet some of our education animals up close and settle in for the night. In the morning wake up, enjoy a tasty continental breakfast, pack up your things, and journey back into the zoo to see the animals as they wake.", "slug":"private-group-overnights", "dates":"Friday or Saturday Night by Request", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Student and Teacher Resources", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb2f331b4bfa806de94afe1_tn-student-teacher-resources.jpg", "abstract":"Tips for students and teachers on school reports, scavenger hunts, and a list of Oakland Zoo animals that are considered endangered with information on how you can help.", "slug":"student-and-teacher-resources", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"ZooSchool", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5b96b9bdabf6ba3b4026a7f2_overview-inset-school-programs.jpg", "abstract":"Bring your class to the Zoo and experience a day full of adventure! Upon arrival each class will be greeted by an Education Specialist, who will bring you to a classroom and introduce your theme. Then you will venture in to the Zoo to explore and observe the plants and animals on a guided tour.", "slug":"zooschool", "dates":"By Request", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Special Tours", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5b96b9bdabf6ba3b4026a7f2_overview-inset-school-programs.jpg", "abstract":"Tours are provided to children (ages 5 and up) as well as adults. For our visitors with disabilities or physical challenges, our Docents provide tours with specially-equipped electric carts. Most exhibits and areas of the Zoo are accessible to these tours. Reservations for docent tours must be made four weeks in advance. ", "slug":"special-tours", "dates":"By Request", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo-to-Community", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d7a7d91e321ead0801b3f8e_ZTC%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Oakland Zoo provides discounted science education programs through its Zoo-to-Community (ZTC) initiative for underserved students attending Title 1 schools in the Greater Bay Area.", "slug":"zoo-to-community", "dates":"October - March", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Wildlife Assembly", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb2854d455d3ae9090d1512_tn-wildlife-assembly.jpg", "abstract":"Meet some of our Education animals up close! This live, interactive animal presentation takes place in our outdoor Wildlife Theater. After the program, groups are welcome to explore the Zoo until their departure. This program is great for large groups with multiple classes and multiple age ranges.", "slug":"wildlife-assembly", "dates":"By Reservation", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Teen Wild Guides", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb274a4db36789db3b48644_tn-teen-wild-guides.jpg", "abstract":"Our popular Teen Wild Guide (TWG) program is an important part of our volunteer corps consisting of young people interested in animals, conservation and our many young guests. They are motivated, friendly and have a lot of fun! Participants will be trained as interpreters in the Valley Children's Zoo, teaching visitors about animals and monitoring the goat/sheep barn. As TWGs develop within the program, they will have the opportunity to plan and participate in service learning projects, assist keepers and gain leadership experience.", "slug":"teen-wild-guides", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Teen Assistants (T.A.)", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb1ccd03a685e73c7d88810_tn-teenage-assistants.jpg", "abstract":"Love animals and kids? We need your help! Come to camp as a Teen Assistant and spend three weeks helping to create a fun and exciting experience for campers. Help lead games, crafts and more—all while earning community service hours!", "slug":"teen-assistants-t-a", "dates":"June–August 2019", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Summer ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb1ad585709133a531c0146_tn-zoocamp-summer.jpg", "abstract":"What's better than Summer? Summer Camp at the zoo! Oakland Zoo takes great pride in creating age-appropriate programs for campers in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, and High School. We also offer a multi-grade nature exploration class. ", "slug":"summer-zoocamp-2", "dates":"Thanks for a wonderful Summer!", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Spring Break ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb1ae533a685ebd5ad8714e_tn-zoocamp-spring.jpg", "abstract":"Are you ready for an adventure? Join us as we tour zoo exhibits, make treats for the animals, play games, sing songs, get to meet some animals up close, and make new friends. This program is a great introduction for kids who have not participated in our full-week summer camp. For our returning campers, we’ve included some of our most popular activities. ", "slug":"spring-break-zoo-camp", "dates":"March 30th-April 1st 2020 | April 2nd-3rd 2020 | April 6th-8th 2020 | April 9th-10th 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Winter Break ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb1c6551270adab50e2c19d_tn-zoocamp-winter.jpg", "abstract":"Are you ready for an adventure? Join us as we tour zoo exhibits, make treats for the animals, play games, sing songs, get to meet some animals up close, and make new friends. This program is a great introduction for kids who have not participated in our full-week summer camp. For our returning campers, we’ve included some of our most popular activities. Registration opens Tuesday, November 12th!", "slug":"winter-break-zoocamp", "dates":"December 30-31, 2019 | January 2-3, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bc665b9340f7104bff33e5e_tn-zoocamp-thanksgiving-2.jpg", "abstract":"Thanks for a great Thanksgiving Break 2019!", "slug":"thanksgiving-break-zoocamp", "dates":"2020 Dates TBD", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"ZooMobile", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb190fa3a685e6bd4d860b2_tn-zoomobile.jpg", "abstract":"Discover the Wonders of the World's Wildlife with a ZooMobile Program! Bring the zoo to you in a variety of ways. A myriad of ZooMobile outreach programs have been tailored to meet the needs of your group!", "slug":"zoomobile", "dates":"By Request", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"ZooLights", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5dcef9602053b50000b01589_ZL19_Thumbnail_560x180.jpg", "abstract":"Celebrate the holidays at Oakland Zoo amidst a million glowing lights! Soar over the Oakland hills in our festively-lit gondolas and see the Bay Area skyline like never before. Enjoy swirling snowfalls and meet Santa for the ultimate holiday experience. See the Music in Motion laser light shows and stroll through twinkling holiday lights, animal structures and a candy cane lane-themed Adventure Landing with rides your kids will love. Hop on the illuminated Outback Express Train and warm up with hot cocoa and dinner at the Landing Café with a scenic view for miles!", "slug":"zoolights", "dates":"December 6-31, 2019 | January 1-5, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Veterinary Hospital Tours", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5b8eefa61f251d8625fcac2a_overview-inset-veterinary-hospital.jpg", "abstract":"Take your next Zoo visit to a whole new level by touring our state-of-the-art Veterinary Hospital. This behind-the-scenes tour will take you through a facility designed to accommodate all current and future animals at Oakland Zoo.", "slug":"veterinary-hospital-tours", "dates":"Stay tuned for dates!", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"ZooKids", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb18a1fc110e4bc6a805dcc_tn-zookids.jpg", "abstract":"Does your little one love animals? ZooKids classes are a great way for children age 4-5 to have a fun and educational adventure at the zoo. Each program includes a mini zoo tour, craft, games, animal close-up, and snack.", "slug":"zookids", "dates":"January 11, 25, 2020 | February 8, 22, 2020 | March 14, 21, 2020 | April 11, 25, 2020 | May 9, 16, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Family Concerts and Guest Performers", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb184bac8d8516d20c5ad74_tn-concerts-performances.jpg", "abstract":"Hop, dance or stroll on over and join us for a family-friendly event like no other. See our upcoming list and plan to be a part of the fun.", "slug":"family-concerts-and-guest-performers", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Arroyo Viejo Creek Clean Up", "thumb":"https://assets.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5baeb12b1af2ce7866160ac4_arroyo-creek-inset.jpg", "abstract":"Come volunteer at Oakland Zoo's Arroyo Viejo Creek! Volunteers work on a variety of tasks and all projects are 100% outdoors!", "slug":"arroyo-viejo-creek-clean-up", "dates":"December 21, 2019 | January 18, 2020 | February 15, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }