Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Girl Scout Day is almost here, and it's 'giraffing' us wild!

All Girl Scouts will receive this special
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium patch. 
The Girl Scouts are taking over the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on September 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.! GSWPA and zoo staff have planned a day packed full of fun activities with your favorite animals and special Girl Scout-only experiences. Register now!

Important notes:
  • All Girl Scouts receive 10% off merchandise in all zoo gift shops when you wear your Girl Scout uniform or shirt. Discount does not apply to already discounted items, rentals, or media.
  • Are you a member of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium? If so, you are eligible for a discounted rate of $1 per person for Girl Scout Day at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. You must submit this form in advance!
  • This is a rain or shine event. Girls must attend with a troop or parent/guardian.
  • Advanced registration deadline is 09-11-19.
  • Day of registration will be $15 for all participants.
  • If you have a child that is 2-3 years old, please call Customer Care at 1-800-248-3355 to register them.

Schedule of  Events

Admissions Plaza:
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registration
PNC Pavilion:
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Girl Scout Travel Shop
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Girl Scout displays and SWAPS table


Lion Overlook:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Examine tiger fur, an elephant tusk, and a rhino horn to learn more about endangered species.
Working Wild Classroom:
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Learn more about clouded leopards and take the pledge to save the rain forest.


Giraffe Overlook: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Special giraffe photos (Must be in line by 12:15 p.m.)
Education Complex: 11 a.m. - Noon & 1-2 p.m.
Monarch Madness · Learn about the monarch butterfly and tag a monarch! Tagging activity is for Girl Scouts only, while supplies last. And, meet animal ambassadors. Bring your cameras!


Water’s Edge:
11 a.m. Polar bear feeding (in the water)
12:30 p.m. Sea otter feeding
1 p.m. Northern elephant seal feeding
Kids Kingdom:
1:30 p.m. Beaver feeding · See the beaver kits (born May 30) swimming in their exhibit

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY (Treats and toys for the animals)

African Savanna:
11 a.m. Elephant enrichment

The Islands
11:30 a.m. Clouded leopard enrichment & Meet the Keeper
Gorilla Overlook:
Noon Gorilla enrichment
The Islands
1:30 p.m. Visayan warty pigs enrichment