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{ "name":"Oakland Zoo will be CLOSED December 7 through January 4", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5fca8f07534408082243841d_main%20entrance%20BW%20thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Oakland Zoo will be CLOSED December 7 - January 4 due to Alameda County's Stay-At-Home order.", "slug":"closure", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Town Zoo", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5fbc263a63a0d55be23ee317_Web%20Thumbnail%20(6).png", "abstract":"Have a beer, help wildlife – simple as that! Town Zoo is a light, crisp, refreshing Kolsch Style Ale created in partnership with Ale Industries. Each purchase aids Oakland Zoo's efforts to support our partners at ARCAS in Guatemala. By the time you're done drinking, you can feel good that you've helped in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of macaws, jaguars, and sea turtles back into the wild. Town Zoo now available for purchase for guests 21+ at Tuskers Grill.", "slug":"town-zoo", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Weather closure", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5fadc98811ec6e807fade3ff_rain%20closure%20thumbnail.png", "abstract":"What to do if you have tickets to the zoo and it closes due to weather.", "slug":"weather-closure", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Glowfari", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5f72697d8039d86b914f69cb_Glowfari_web_Thumbnail%20(1).jpg", "abstract":"Oakland Zoo will be CLOSED December 7 - January 4 due to Alameda County's Stay-At-Home order. If you have tickets to experience Glowfari during our closure, we will reach out via email in the coming weeks to reschedule your current reservation. During closure, it is not possible to book future reservations for Glowfari. Learn more now.", "slug":"glowfari", "dates":"December 4-6 (Sold Out), 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"New Volunteer Information Meeting", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5f3d77140867a0d54e7efbd3_Web%20Image%20800%20px%202%20(2).png", "abstract":"Join the Family! If you are interested in making a difference and care about animals and conservation, volunteering at Oakland Zoo is the right place for you.", "slug":"new-volunteer-information-meeting", "dates":"February 20, 2021", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"LollapaZOOla", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5f0fa845ad7239251c6c796d_Lollopazoola_Events_Page_Listing_560x180.jpg", "abstract":"A huge THANK YOU to everyone that attended LollapaZOOla and helped us achieve our fundraising goal and THEN some! With your support we raised an incredible $506,850 for our Animal Care Fund!", "slug":"lollapazoola", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Cocktails & Conservation", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5fad7a19ecf4d20d06a6b8a8_C%26C%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Join us for the last Cocktails & Conservation of 2020 for a fun evening, with Dr. Patricia Wright, one of the world's foremost experts on lemurs and founder of Centre ValBio in Madagascar. Tune in to Facebook Live to learn, ask questions, and be a part of the solution to preserve our planet’s rich and diverse wildlife. As always enjoy a signature cocktail crafted for your enjoyment from a local Bay Area restaurant or bar. This is a wonderful wildlife Happy Hour offering a shot of hope that we all need!", "slug":"cocktails-conservation", "dates":"December 9, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"April Showers", "thumb":"", "abstract":"", "slug":"april-showers", "dates":"April 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Backyard Conservationist", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e9f3bc3cef86817204b21a0_Backyard%20Conservationist%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Conservation doesn’t stop because we’re stuck at home. Join us and take action for wildlife from your home, balcony, or backyard.", "slug":"backyard-conservationist", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Safely Enjoying Nature", "thumb":"", "abstract":"Safely enjoying nature and the outdoors is more important than ever, not only for our physical health but also for our mental well-being. Nature journaling, hiking, and gardening with Oakland Zoo’s education staff are some of the great ways to find beauty, peace, and comfort. ", "slug":"safely-enjoying-nature", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Junior Zookeepers", "thumb":"", "abstract":"Animals need more than food, water, and shelter to be happy and healthy; they need enrichment, things to keep them mentally stimulated. Explore, tips, tricks, and recipes for keeping your pets mentally stimulated while sheltering in place.", "slug":"junior-zookeepers", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Animal Anecdotes", "thumb":"", "abstract":"Learn all about our zoo animals and ask those questions you've always wondered. Why are squirrel monkeys yellow? Do grizzly bears roar? Find out here.", "slug":"animal-anecdotes", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Distance Learning", "thumb":"", "abstract":"Continue where you left off at school with grade-level appropriate activities and lessons. From pre-school to post-school, there's something for everyone. Start by exploring some of our activities for all ages or jump to specific grade levels and dive in.", "slug":"zoohomeschool", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo@Home", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e7cc9898ecfa4fb5e22fe6b_Zoo%40Home%20Web%20Thumbnail%20(2).png", "abstract":"Zoo@Home allows you to experience all the educational opportunities from the comfort of your home! Continue where you left off at school with grade level appropriate activities and lessons. Safely enjoy nature and the outdoors while learning more about local wildlife. Learn all about the zoo animals and ask those questions you've always wondered. Even become a Jr. Zookeeper by creating enrichment for your pets at home. New content added weekly!", "slug":"zoo-at-home", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Browse Donations", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e750b589317f2d4289e638e_Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"We are no longer in need of browse donations at this time. Thank you for supporting Oakland Zoo!", "slug":"browse-donations", "dates":"Ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Oakland Zoo is Reopening", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e6d0686d50cdae7800ca48f_OZ%20landscape%20TN.png", "abstract":"How Oakland Zoo is addressing the spread of the coronavirus and the safety & health of our guests.", "slug":"coronavirus", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Beads for Chimps", "thumb":"", "abstract":"", "slug":"beads-for-chimps", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Leave the Leaves", "thumb":"", "abstract":"", "slug":"leave-leaves", "dates":"February 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Planet-Friendly Shopping", "thumb":"", "abstract":"Our gift shop offers a unique selection of items that are both enjoyable and sustainable.", "slug":"planet-friendly-shopping", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle", "thumb":"", "abstract":"We strive to purchase and use less so we produce less waste.", "slug":"reduce-reuse-recycle", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"On-Site Composting", "thumb":"", "abstract":"Our composting program diverts tons of waste from landfills.", "slug":"on-site-composting", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Solar Power", "thumb":"", "abstract":"We're shining a light on solar energy and our attractions.", "slug":"solar-power", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"The Green Cafe", "thumb":"", "abstract":"We're serving food on biodegradable plates and utensils that are kinder to the planet.", "slug":"the-green-cafe", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Earth Agents 2020", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e41c9438381050db89eb9a7_Earth%20Agents%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"As daunting as the environmental challenge is, we all have the ability to make change happen. Want to take the lead and do something inspiring? Become an Earth Agent Family! Earth Agents is a grassroots effort to engage our communities in helping our planet, empowering families with knowledge, tools, and the ability to inspire others in creating healthy habitats.", "slug":"earth-agents-2020", "dates":"Fall 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Welcome Bees Home", "thumb":"", "abstract":"", "slug":"welcome-bees-home", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Saying No to Plastic", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e41c2c927e8ec0d98694eb3_plastics_thumbnail.JPG", "abstract":"With 8 million tons of plastic finding its way into our oceans annually, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Animals on land are being equally affected by plastic. Simple changes to how we use plastic are the best way to combat this worldwide crisis. Oakland Zoo is working to reduce our usage of plastics and eliminating all single-use plastics. Join us in making the change and Taking Action for Wildlife by saying no to plastic!", "slug":"saying-no-to-plastic", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo Reopening after PG&E Power Outage ", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5f98fcc358bff77404c6c280_gondola%20thumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"The Zoo is Closed Tuesday, October 27 due to a PG&E Power Shut-Off. Learn more if you have reservations for these dates and how to reschedule.", "slug":"power-outage", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Wings Over Kenya - A Safari Adventure with Oakland Zoo", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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 14-26, 2022", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"ZooMobile Birthdays", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5d49e43eab470f861a5b33de_Zoomobile_Thumbnail.jpeg", "abstract":"", "slug":"zoomobile-birthdays", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Education Birthdays", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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":"Oakland Zoo Trading Cards", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5c9524d78990b46debeaf24d_WIW2019_Zoo_site_large.png", "abstract":"", "slug":"walk-in-the-wild-thank-you", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Oakland ZooFari Overnight Experience", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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. This program is available to all families with children ages 8 and up. Registration opens March 7th!", "slug":"clorox-outdoor-overnight-experience", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Community Groups", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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":"Next New Volunteer Information Meeting - February 20, 2021", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Docents", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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":"Postponed Until 2021", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"General Volunteers", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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":"Next New Volunteer Information Meeting - February 20, 2021", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Animal Care Volunteers", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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":"Next New Volunteer Information Meeting - February 20, 2021", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Animal Care Internships", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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, 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"IMPACT Speaker Series", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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":"Quarters for Conservation", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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-global.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 2-3 weeks in advance. ", "slug":"special-tours", "dates":"By Request", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Zoo-to-Community", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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-global.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":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Teen Assistants (T.A.)", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Spring Break ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb1ae533a685ebd5ad8714e_tn-zoocamp-spring.jpg", "abstract":"ATTENTION: Spring Break ZooCamp 2020 is CANCELLED due to COVID 19 precautions. 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":"", "zoocamp":"true", "urlReg":"https://campscui.active.com/orgs/OaklandZoo?season=2764802", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Winter Break ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5bb1c6551270adab50e2c19d_tn-zoocamp-winter.jpg", "abstract":"Thanks for a great Winter Break ZooCamp!", "slug":"winter-break-zoocamp", "dates":"2020 Dates TBD", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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-global.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":"ZooKids", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Family Concerts and Guest Performers", "thumb":"https://assets-global.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":"Boo at the Zoo", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5f5a7f666e359e72676b93cf_Boo_Zoo_web_Thumbnail.jpg", "abstract":"Calling all ghosts, goblins, & witches - join us for Boo at the Zoo! Adapted this year for social distancing, we are extending Boo at the Zoo from a single weekend to an eight-day event. To eliminate crowding and provide all our Halloween guests a safe environment, visitors can participate in a family-friendly ‘pink flamingo scavenger hunt' and receive a pre-stuffed goodie bag. Remember to dress in costume when you visit and tag Oakland Zoo on social media to enter our Halloween costume contest!", "slug":"boo-at-the-zoo", "dates":"October 28-31 (Sold Out), 2020", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Arroyo Viejo Creek Clean Up", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5baeb12b1af2ce7866160ac4_arroyo-creek-inset.jpg", "abstract":"Due to county regulations and in the interest of keeping our guests, staff, volunteers, and animals safe, Arroyo Viejo Creek Cleanups have been canceled through the end of the year. 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":"ongoing", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }
{ "name":"Family Sundown Safari", "thumb":"https://assets-global.website-files.com/5adf752e38b7222e27f146ee/5e5d4fa8321673590736f728_FSS%20Web%20Thumbnail.png", "abstract":"Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family, and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo. This unique program includes dinner, nighttime and morning activities, live animal presentations, s'mores, and a hot morning breakfast! This program is available to all families with children ages 4 and up. If you love nature, the Zoo, camping, and fun then this is the perfect program for you!", "slug":"family-sundown-safari", "dates":"", "zoocamp":"false", "urlReg":"", "urlLand":"" }