We need your support now more than ever. With the gates to the zoo temporarily closed, our registered charity is now financially reliant on the generosity of our community. If you're able to give, please help us protect the conservation programs underway, essential to our mission and vision
Welcome to Zoo Along with You - your hub for zoo-related activities to help engage your young people and keep their spirits high while in and around your home. Check back each week for new videos and downloads!
Be sure to also check out the Daily Dose and Daily Dose at Home series, bringing you virtually behind the scenes with us every day while we're closed.
Follow along, share your videos and photos using #YYCZooSupportingYou
virtual storytime with you
Get your favourite stuffie and join Laura for the inspiring story of our community conservationist, Donna Sheppard.
Donna had a Dream by Lisa McDonald & Donna Sheppard. Illustrated by Jesse Horne.
sharing the zoo with you
Create your own research tool to observe, record and analyze the behaviours of our Giant Pandas through the Calgary Zoo PandaCam. Great for zoologist ages 10+
connecting to nature with you
Take time to explore the wonder of the natural world around with you in this engaging journaling technique. Art skills not required! Great for explorers ages 7+
Community Walk Bingo
Energize your next community walk and discover nature in your neighbourhood with a game of bingo! Great for any age.
Unlock the identity of those beautiful coniferous or "evergreen" trees around you using this handy key. Great for explorers ages 10+.
Create your own animal adventure or a superhero who protects wild life and wild places. Great for ages 7+
zoo crafts with you
Join zoo families for zoo-inspired crafts and activities that you can follow along with at home. Check out this teaser for what's coming soon. And don't forget to bring your favourite stuffie! Great for ages 4+.