Public Programs & Special Events

Open Plays, Jungle Expresses, Feeding Frenzies and more!

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Camp Open House

March 22nd 4:30 - 7:30pm ($20/Camp Discount)

It's that time again to start thinking of our award winning, fun, interactive, educational, action packed summer camps!! Join us to get early bird deals, information and tours, and of course- meet some of our favorite animals!

Call to RSVP 410-987-1300

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Gigantor's Birthday Blast

With National Geographic Herpetologist, Book Author, and Eco Adventure's Owner: Dr. Brady Barr

February 23rd

6-7:30pm

$22/adult, $15/child

Are you ready for some Big time Birthday fun?  I mean really BIG....like a BEHEMOTH sized Birthday Bash!!!  I'm talking about 25 feet of super sized snake Birthday fun.  That's right, it's Gigantor's Birthday Bash, and it's taking parties to a whole new level.  If you're not already friends with Gigantor, our 25 foot long, 200 pound, prodigious python, you need to be!  What better way to get acquainted than signing up to be a part of the big girl's special day while being a part of Dr. B's past exciting adventures in the wild!  Then stick around for face painting or take a green screen picture with your favorite snake!  Meet some of Gigantor's other snakes and reptile friends and Dr. B will be on hand to autograph his award winning books and take pictures.   Super sized celebrations like this only come around ever so often,so you do not want to miss out on this one!!!  Space is limited, so sign up today! 

(in lieu of birthday gifts,  Gigantor has requested a donations of pate cat food, newspaper, any live crickets or meal worms for her favorite mammal and lizard friends)

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Earth Day 2019

April 13th

11am-2pm

$10/person (age 3+)

More Details TBA!

 

Open Play

NEW and IMPROVED Open Plays!

Come monkey around, PLAY, LEARN, and INTERACT!  Now offering a new addition to our Open Plays: each week we will have different 30 mins classes that may include, but not limited to: art, music, discovery/science, and STEaM!  Then burn off energy with our Indoor moon bounce, animal interactions, dress up corner, arts and crafts, discovery tables, and fossil dig (weather permitting).

$12 per child, adults are free (recommended for pre-school to elementary aged children)

* Subject to cancellations/changes due to min participants. Please RSVP.

*Check back for closings - open plays will not be held during field trips or days when AACPS are closed.

 
Schedule:
10:30am - 12pm: February 26th & 27th
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Jungle Express

Join us for a live animal presentation for the whole family! Visitors will meet, touch, and learn about some of Eco Adventures most loved animal ambassadors.  Then spend the last 15 minutes admiring our animal and themed exhibits or take a Green Screen picture with your favorite animal!

$12 per person (adults & children)

Schedule:

10:30-11:30am February 18th & 24th

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Feeding Frenzy!

Ever wonder what the life of an ANIMAL KEEPER OR TRAINER is like?? Sign up with a private, one hour "behind the scenes" tour of Eco Adventures where you can feed and interact with some of our most beloved animals? Learn and meet some of our rescued animal's stories. Discover what it takes to be a Animal Keeper or a Trainer and care for over 100 animals at Eco Adventures. What do they eat? You're about to find out- as YOU experience the thrill of feeding and training a gator or a croc, or Max, our 50 lb tortoise, or even a dragon! Give our mammals some enrichment by offering some of their favorite "toys", foods, running ball, or even some cuddle time with our newest baby kinkajou- LUNA or armadillo- BOO! 

Call to reserve your time. $30 per person (3 person minimum or $90, 5+ people $25 per person). This is a one of a kind opportunity for you to experience Eco Adventures in a more private setting with just you and your friends or family, led by one of our animal care specialists.

* Perfect for small birthdays or special family gatherings.

NEW Escape Room: Escape Alive?!

Your plane has gone down in the depths of the Amazon rainforest. You are over a thousand miles from civilization. Other than the supplies in your backpack, you are without food and water. It is hot, humid and dangerous animals are lurking in every corner. Other explorers have gone before you in this mystic rainforest but only ONE has ever escaped ALIVE. He told of a gigantic snake that swallowed his fellow adventurers alive. This Gigantic snake can swim, climb and camouflage and still roams the very jungle you find yourself in. Furthermore, you are surrounded by venomous spiders, croc infested waters, poison dart frogs AND an exploding VOLCANO! Using only the items in your backpack and clues left by past explorers, can you escape the jungle before the volcano erupts?...or the snake finds you!!?? Find the walkie talkie to signal for help...or will you get out ALIVE???
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SCHEDULE A FUNDRAISER FOR YOUR SCHOOL

*Special Open Play Fundraiser: Take advantage of early dismissal days and come monkey around in Eco Adventure's rainforest and underwater discovery room. Meet and touch animals, see our animal enclosures, jump around in our moon bounce, scooters, puppet and dress up corner, arts and crafts, games, discovery tables and PLAY! Look for fossils and gems in our Fossil dig (based on weather conditions)$10 per child adults, are free. *Face painting and green screen available for extra fee. Eco Adventures will donate 80% of proceeds to your school's PTO/PTA. Join the fun for a great cause- your school! Please RSVP /contact us ecoadventuresmd@gmail.com (410) 987-1300 www.ecoadventures.org

Testimonials

"We loved the new and improved morning program with you all today! We attended the 10:30-12 locomotion/open play and loved the new structured approach paired with a short bit of open play. It was great for my son and his friend, both 3.5. We hope to attend more on Wednesday mornings as neither is in school that day. Thanks again for a unique and different way to play! " -Jessi C.