Birthday EdVentures

The education team at Wonders of Wildlife offers birthday party packages that are a perfect mix of adventure and education. Your child will be treated to up-close and personal interactions with diverse animal ambassadors and you’ll enjoy a hassle free, zero clean up, family friendly birthday experience.

Please note:

  • Birthday EdVentures can be held for children ages 3 – 12 only.
  • Birthday EdVentures are held in the John A. and Genny Morris Conservation Center.
  • Birthday EdVentures do not include admission into the Wildlife Galleries or Aquarium, but it can be added for discounted rates. Please see pricing below.

Party Packages

Standard Party Package

$200

  • Amenities for 25 people
    Includes the guest of honor and immediate family
  • Party Room Rental
  • Gathering Activity
  • Live Animal Program

HANDS-ON PARTY PACKAGE

$300

  • Amenities for 25 people
    Includes the guest of honor and immediate family
  • Party Room Rental
  • Gathering Activity
  • Live Animal Program
  • Choice of Topic
    Show Me Wildlife
    Grossology
    Slimy and Scaly
    Wonders of the Sky
  • Special Gift for the Guest of Honor
    $18.99 value
  • Hands-On Activity
    Includes a take-home for each child
  • Gift Bags for Children
    Ages 3 to 12
  • WOW Provided Paper Goods
    Includes 25 cups, 25 dinner plates, 25 dessert plates, napkins, and forks
Standard Party Package Hands-On Party Package

$200

$300

Amenities for 25 people
Includes the guest of honor and immediate family

Party Room Rental

60 minutes

90 minutes

Live Animal Program

1-2 Live Animals

3-4 Live Animals

Choice of Topic
- Animal Tracks & Signs (Various Animals)
- Slimy/Scaly (Reptiles/Amphibians)
- Show Me Wildlife (Missouri Natives)

Special Gift for the Guest of Honor
$18.99 value

Hands-On Activity
Includes a take-home for each child

Gift Bags for Children
Ages 3 to 12

WOW Provided Paper Goods
Includes 25 cups, 25 dinner plates, 25 dessert plates, napkins, and forks

Optional Party Add-ons

Wonders of Wildlife Admission

Wonders of Wildlife

$18

STUDENT

$18

Chaperone

Includes Aquarium & Wildlife Galleries

Share the wonder of nature through an inspirational journey around the world celebrating people who hunt, fish and act as stewards of the land and water.

Chaperone Ratio
1 adult per 8 students is required
Maximum of 1 adult per 1 child
Students must be ages 4 – 17; 18 with proof of enrollment

Please note:

  • A max of 25 admissions will be allotted per birthday party and are only available for party attendees.
  • Admission to Wonders of Wildlife will take place following the birthday party and are subject to the normal and seasonal operating hours. Tickets will expire at the time of closing on the date of the party.
  • Admissions must be purchased by the party organizer immediately following the birthday party using one form of payment. Admission cannot be purchase by individuals within the party.
  • Admission cannot be sold, transferred or exchanged.
  • Members may use their passes and do not need to purchase tickets through the party organizer.

 

Pizza

When ordering for your guests, we recommend 2 slices per person. If you are expecting mostly older children or adults then consider adding more. Minimum of 3 pizzas required.

Large 1 Topping Pizza is 8 slices.

Quantity Price Quantity Price

3

$36

7

$84

4

$48

8

$96

5

$60

9

$108

6

$72

10

$120

3 Pizzas – $36
4 Pizzas – $48
5 Pizzas – $60
6 Pizzas – $72
7 Pizzas – $84
8 Pizzas – $96
9 Pizzas – $108
10 Pizzas – $120

AVAILABLE PARTY TIMES

Saturday–Sunday

10:00 am
12:30 pm
3:00 pm

SAMPLES SCHEDULES

(Example for 10:00 AM, time will change based on your booked time)

Standard 60 minute birthday party

9:45 AM – Guest Arrival
10:00 AM – Educator begins party presentation
10:30 AM – Guest time – Pizza/Cake/Gifts
11:00 AM – 60 Minute party duration complete

Hands on 90 minute birthday party

9:45 AM – Guest Arrival
10:00 AM – Educator begins party presentation
10:30 AM – Hands-on Activity
11:00 AM – Guest time – Pizza/Cake/Gifts
11:30 AM – 90 Minute party duration complete

Please note:

  • Reservations are required with a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice.
  • Dates and times are subject to the availability of the education team.

ABOUT THE PARTY ROOMS

  • Party rooms are located inside the John A. and Genny Morris Conservation Center next door to the Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium entrance.
  • Upon arrival, party guests will enter the John A. and Genny Morris Conservation Center and turn left to enter the WOLF school.
  • Birthday Parties will take place in one of our themed education rooms. Themes include: Cave or Prairie.
  • Party planners may bring additional décor as long the décor does not cause any damage to the walls, floors or pre-existing décor. For the safety of our animals the following items will not be allowed: balloons, piñatas, confetti, silly string and party poppers.

What To Bring

  • Refreshments: cake, ice-cream and drinks.
    The following items are prohibited: alcohol, outside food and snacks.
  • A cooler to store ice-cream and drinks.
  • Serving utensils.
  • Paper goods (Standard Package only).

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • To request a birthday party please fill out the request form at the top of this page. You will be asked to provide 3 date/time options on your request form.
  • Parties will be scheduled based on the availability of the Education Team.
  • The balance of your party, plus any pizza ordered, is due 48 hours from booking. Failure to pay the booking on time may result in cancellation of the party.

Questions

For questions, contact the education department at:
Phone: 417-225-1162
Email: edu@wondersofwildlife.org