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When:
May 18, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

When coming out of hibernation we need to be sure that the box turtles are still healthy. Join us as we get their weights and photographs. Also the Galapagos Tortoise gets moved out of her winter housing and into her outside yard.

When:
May 18, 2013 all-day
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo is unusual among the mid-Atlantic area zoos as the only one with an escorted truck (ride through) safari.

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When:
May 11, 2014 all-day
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

Be a kid for a day! Mom’s pay child admission rates on Mother’s Day

When:
March 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

Find out all about volunteering at the zoo.  Are you between 13-113 years of age?  Don’t mind getting dirty?  Do you have good communication skills and accept responsibility?   Then let’s talk!  We’ll talk about what roles volunteers play at CWPZoo.

When:
May 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

Find out all about volunteering at the zoo.  Are you between 13-113 years of age?  Don’t mind getting dirty?  Do you have good communication skills and accept responsibility?   Then let’s talk!  We’ll talk about what roles volunteers play at CWPZoo. Reservations are required.

When:
April 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

Find out all about volunteering at the zoo.  Are you between 13-113 years of age?  Don’t mind getting dirty?  Do you have good communication skills and accept responsibility?   Then let’s talk!  We’ll talk about what roles volunteers play at CWPZoo.

When:
May 4, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

kids running through the wetlandsHey kids! Can you leap like a lemur, kick like a donkey or stretch like a giraffe? Find out at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo’s 3rd annual Wild Walk and Fitness Safari on Saturday, May 4th from noon-3 and win prizes and a FREE pass to visit the zoo again.

Try various fitness activities spread out along a 1k path, while exploring the zoo’s 25- acre wooded park. Participants will **ALSO** enjoy 600 animals from 6 continents of the world, a wildlife stage presentation and keeper encounters as well as other kid-friendly activities.

When:
April 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

Don’t you just love Mother Earth? Celebrate the amazing diversity of our planet with games, information and activity stations. Make a bird feeder, learn what plants attract butterflies, get a new appreciation for bats and go on a scavenger hunt.

When:
April 12, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

See the alligators return to the bayou!

When:
April 19, 2014 all-day
Where:
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and Store, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,Thurmont,MD 21788, USA

Easter Egg Hunt - TigerThe Easter Bunny will visit the animals at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo! Easter Bunny helpers at the Zoo are creating “specialty eggs” filled with goodies that the animals will enjoy.

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