Boo at the Zoo



It’s our annual Halloween event, and most popular volunteer event of the year. Guests enjoy trick or treating in the Zoo, free with admission. Volunteers are needed to help with candy distribution and Halloween-themed crafts and games. We can accommodate groups of up to 15 people.

Registration to volunteer for Boo at the Zoo 2013 is now closedSign up to receive registration information for Boo at the Zoo 2014 when it becomes available.

Volunteers are encouraged to wear family-friendly costumes. Those who choose not to wear a costume should wear khaki or black bottoms with either an orange, black or Halloween-themed shirt.  All volunteers will be given free parking and admission for the day of their service project. Additional information will be provided via email prior to the event.

PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers must be at least 14 years old; volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by one adult for every 5 volunteers. All volunteers must be willing to work outdoors and on their feet for their entire shift, should have customer service experience and enjoy working with children of all ages.  Volunteers over the age of 18 are required to sign a liability waiver; volunteers under the age of 18 must submit a signed parental/guardian release form.