May
18
Sat
Official Opening of The Global Wildlife Safari Ride
May 18 – May 19 all-day

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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Galapagos Tortoise Moving Day/Box Turtle Health Check Day
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

Jun
8
Sat
Cat Fish Derby
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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 catch and release OR take home any catfish you catch. (This helps us with population control.) Bring your own stringers or buckets. Prizes for the kids 5-12. Open to all ages. Regular admission, plus fishing fee of $2/person.

Jun
13
Thu
Venomous Animal Safety and Husbandry Training Seminar
Jun 13 – Jun 17 all-day

This seminar is for professional and serious advanced herpetoculturists and is limited to 40 students.

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Jun
22
Sat
Volunteer Open House
Jun 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm