Cub Club

Enjoy learning and play time with every member of your pride! Our Cub Club is designed to spark curiosity and appreciation for the natural world in preschool-aged (3-5) children. This program is meant to be enjoyed with an accompanying adult who will fully participate in all of the fun and engaging activities! Each part includes art, circle time, a story, and a live animal encounter.

Cub Club meets every other Wednesday. Come join in on the fun!

Meeting time is from 9:30-10:30am. We can't wait to have you.


ZooMembers: $60
Non-members: $80

Prices include admission for child and one grown up and scheduled programming for 4 sessions


Cub Club is for children 3-5 years old and one grown up. This is a program designed for you to interact with your child while learning about fun animal inspired topics

Meeting Dates:

Part 1

January 8th
January 22nd
February 5th
February 19th

Part 2

February 26th
March 11th
March 25th
April 8th

Part 3

April 15th
April 29th
May 13th
May 27th

Know Before You Go

We will meet at 9:30 am in Uzuri Outpost. You will come through the front of the zoo and scan your Cub Club ticket to get admission for your child and one grown up.

Uzuri Outpost is located on the African Overlook which is near the Giraffe Feeding Deck.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is Cub Club?
Cub Club is a one hour program.

When and where should I arrive?
Cub Club begins at 9:30 in Uzuri Outpost. You will enter through the main entrance of the zoo, and scan your Cub Club ticket to receive admission for your registered child and one grown up. Be sure to leave enough time to walk through the zoo and arrive at Uzuri by 9:30 am.

Can we stay at the zoo after Cub Club?
Yes, absolutely! Your admission to Cub Club includes access to the zoo for the whole day. When Cub Club is over, you and your child may enjoy the zoo as long as you like.

Can I bring another adult/sibling?
Yes, but your Cub Club admission only includes you and your child, so extra admission must be purchased for each extra person that is with you.

What do I do if I am running late or will not be there?
If your know your child will not be in class on a given day, or if you are running late, please let us know as soon as possible. You may email us at, or call 903-593-0121 ext. 228.

Reservations are only valid for the session booked. Cub Club is non-refundable; however, the reservation can be rescheduled or transferred when possible (as long as the request is made two weeks in advance of the first class). All programs are subject to availability. Be sure to read our Cub Club information and policies thoroughly. Caldwell Zoo has the right to cancel these programs at any time without prior notice for full refund. If your student jeopardizes the welfare of an animal or the safety of anyone in the group, they will be removed from the program with no refund. All participants must be the age of their program at the start of the first class. Any students that are registered for the wrong age group risk their reservation being cancelled for no refund. Age will be verified on the first day of class. Please call 903-593-0121 for more details on limitations. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Please feel free to contact our Education Department at or by calling us at 903-593-0121 ext. 228.
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