May 2012 – May 2013

Geode Cracking Demonstration
June 9, 2012 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Geode Cracking Demonstration @ Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo | Thurmont | Maryland | United States
Mobile Mining Experience will be offering geode cracking demonstrations and talks throughout the day. The presentation portion of the program is free for all paid [...]
Date on the Wild Side
June 9, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
A date on the wild side is not just another “dinner and a movie” night out. June 9, 2012 7 PM – 11 PM Join [...]
Fathers Day
June 17, 2012 all-day
Cat Fish Derby
June 17, 2012 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Rumble in the Jungle
June 23, 2012 @ 6:00 pm – June 24, 2012 @ 9:00 am
Join us for an exciting overnight adventure! Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo has planned quite an adventure for your family. Sleep under the stars in [...]
Members Day
June 30, 2012 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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 [...]