Winter Break & Santa Programs

Enjoy a unique winter program at the zoo!


Winter Break Camp

Age 3 with adult
Animal Yoga
Explore the world of animals in a fun new way – through Yoga!  You and your child will discover more about animals through the practice of yoga at this beginner level class.
December 31
10:00-11:30 a.m.
$15 per child/adult pair*
*Participants must supply their own yoga mats.

Ages 4-5
I Like to Move It
Walk, run, or hop – get to the zoo anyway you can to learn all about animal movement!
December 29
9:00 a.m. – Noon
$20 per child

Ages 6-12
Zooper Heroes
Meet lizards who regrow their tails and frogs with poison in their skin as we explore creatures with amazing super powers.
December 29
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$30 per session; *register for all three sessions for $80

Some Like It Hot
Subzero temperatures and scorching heat are no problem for animals that survive in extreme conditions. We’ll bundle up and find out how they do it!
December 30
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$30 per session; *register for all three sessions for $80

Happy Zoo Year!
Ring in 2015 zoo-style! Countdown to noon, celebrate with a hot-chocolate toast, and party like an animal. Games, a movie, and visits from zoo residents will keep you smiling into the New Year.
December 31
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$30 per session; *register for all three sessions for $80

*Save $10 when you register for all 3 sessions.


Breakfast or Lunch With Santa

Seating is limited for this popular event.  Early registration is advised.

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for an intimate breakfast or lunch at the zoo! You’re guaranteed a WILD time meeting friendly zoo animals, making crafts in Santa’s workshop, and enjoying a delicious meal during your 90-minute session. Children 12 & under receive a special gift to take home. Bring your camera to capture special moments of your child with the jolly old elf himself!

Session A: Breakfast – December 13, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  FULL

Session B: Breakfast – December 13, 10:30 a.m. – Noon FULL

Session C: Lunch – December 13, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  FULL

Session D: Breakfast – December 14, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. FULL

Session E: Breakfast – December 14, 10:30 a.m. – Noon  FULL

$19 per child; $14 per adult



To register:

  • All programs require advance registration.
  • Register online
  • Print and fax Registration Form with credit card payment to 260-427-6820
  • Print and mail or bring  Registration Form with check or cash payment to the Education Department, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Programs are held rain or shine. You will receive confirmation. Openings are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Children must meet age requirements on the first day of all programs (no exceptions). Refunds (minus 10% processing fee) are available if you cancel at least 2 weeks in advance. No refund if you cancel less than 2 weeks in advance. The zoo reserves the right to cancel programs with insufficient registration. In the event of such a cancellation, all of your fees will be refunded.

Questions? Please call 260-427-6808 or e-mail