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Lunch with a Keeper
Member - $49 - Single participant
  $80 - Pair
General - $65 - Single participant
  $105 - Pair

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a zookeeper might be like? Do you want to experience a behind-the-scenes tour led by a person who knows the animals best? In this adults-only program, we provide an exclusive opportunity to learn from the animal experts—our zookeepers! Enjoy a pizza lunch while you ask questions that only a keeper can answer and listen to stories that only a keeper can tell. After lunch, be treated to a behind-the-scenes tour and animal experience. This unqiue experience is one of the best at the Zoo; you'll truly understand the passion and dedication involved with being a zookeeper.

Photo Walkabout

Tips, tricks, and technique guidance abound in this casual walkabout program led by one of the Zoo’s expert volunteer photographers. This program is entirely focused on practicing skills, getting instant feedback and having fun while capturing great images at the Zoo. While some dates may have a specific focus, participant interest shapes each class making this a dynamic and social experience for all. Whether your camera is professional quality or simply a phone camera, there is a walkabout program for you!

$18 per person (Zoo admission not included)

Maximum program participants: 6

Discovery Hikes

Join us for hikes led by our expert Park Rangers, each focused on a different topic and unique hiking experiences.  Learn more about what makes South Mountain such an amazing place while improving your hiking skills on the trail!

$5 per adult participant ages 18+. Please dress for outdoor weather and closed-toe shoes.

Master Naturalist
Master Naturalist is an application-only program.  In order to register for the course, you must have received notification from ACNC staff that your application was approved.  Visit smeec.org for more application information.
Birding at the Mountain

Join experienced birder Gordon Karre on a guided walk through our South Moutain trails, to explore the winged wonders that surround us all.  Limited loaner binoculars available.

$5 per adult participant ages 18+.