July 2012 – September 2013

Adopt an Animal/Enrichment Day
July 14, 2012 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venomous Animal Safety and Husbandry Training Seminar
July 29, 2012 – July 30, 2012 all-day
For more information CLICK HERE
Big & Tall/Short & Small Party
July 29, 2012 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Big & Tall/Short & Small Party  @ Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo | Thurmont | Maryland | United States
Come and celebrate the birthdays of some of the Catoctin Zoo’s favorite animals! The Zoo is holding a full day of birthday celebrations as we [...]
Know ‘em & Grow ‘em Workshop
August 4, 2012 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
For more information CLICK HERE
Staff Reunion Party
August 5, 2012 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Giant Reptile Day
August 18, 2012 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
World Animal Day
October 4, 2012 all-day
Galapagos Tortoise Moving Day
October 6, 2012 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Boo at the Zoo
October 19, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Boo at the Zoo @ Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo | Thurmont | Maryland | United States
Boo at the Zoo, a family favorite will be held on Friday and Saturday October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th from 7:00pm [...]
Boo at the Zoo
October 20, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Boo at the Zoo, a family favorite will be held on Friday and Saturday October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th from 7:00pm [...]
Boo at the Zoo
October 26, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Boo at the Zoo, a family favorite will be held on Friday and Saturday October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th from 7:00pm [...]
Boo at the Zoo
October 27, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Boo at the Zoo, a family favorite will be held on Friday and Saturday October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th from 7:00pm [...]
Zoo Closed for the Season
November 3, 2012 – November 4, 2012 all-day
Gator Round Up
November 3, 2012 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Volunteer Open House
January 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Volunteering at Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo If you have a sincere interest in wildlife… if you enjoy working with people in addition to animals… [...]
Zoo Opens for the Season
March 20, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo is open seasonally each year, with hours changing as warm summer weather allows more and more of our exotic animals [...]
Earth Day Celebration/Save the Frogs Day
April 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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 [...]
Wild Walk and Fitness Safari
May 4, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wild Walk and Fitness Safari  @ Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo | Thurmont | Maryland | United States
Hey kids! Can you leap like a lemur, kick like a donkey or stretch like a giraffe? Find out at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and [...]
Volunteer Open House
May 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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. Click [...]
Galapagos Tortoise Moving Day/Box Turtle Health Check Day @ Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo | Thurmont | Maryland | United States
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 [...]
Cat Fish Derby
June 8, 2013 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Cat Fish Derby  @ Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo | Thurmont | Maryland | United States
Fish for catfish from our ponds with your own gear and bait, or borrow a cane pole from us and buy bait here. You may [...]
Venomous Animal Safety and Husbandry Training Seminar
June 13, 2013 – June 16, 2013 all-day
This seminar is for professional and serious advanced herpetoculturists and is limited to 40 students. For more information Click Here
Volunteer Open House
June 22, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Members Day
July 13, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
A special day for our Members to be treated like the VIPs they are. VIP area with animal visitors and light refreshments.
Adopt an Animal/Enrichment Day
July 27, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
VIP tent with refreshments and animal encounters with some of our educational animals. Any questions regarding their adopted animal can be answered for them.
Giant Reptile Day
September 1, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The heaviest alligator snapping turtle weighs 250 pounds, and the longest reticulated python measures 33 feet. How do the reptiles at Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and [...]
Zoo La La
September 7, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Zoo La La  @ The Faux School | Frederick | Maryland | United States
THERE ARE FASHION ANIMALS … and then there is Zoo-La-La, an event that combines models parading the latest must-have clothes from local stores and boutiques [...]