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Sunset Zoo

Overview: Sunset Zoo offers a variety of programming options to support your troop’s efforts in reaching its goals of building leadership among Girl Scouts.  Programming opportunities include two-hour workshops from the It’s Your Planet, Love It! journey, overnight adventures tailored around journey activities, and 45-minute ambassador programs Sunset Zoo can bring to your next troop meeting.  Our journey workshops are developed in collaboration with the Flint Hills Discovery Center for an enhanced two-part experience reaching even more awards and the ability to earn a unique participation patch.  The workshops at Sunset Zoo and the Flint Hills Discovery Center are designed to be completed in any order and can be scheduled on separate days or back-to-back for an entire day of fun and excitement.  Dates are limited, and a minimum of two week advance notice is requested.  For more details about all the programming options at Sunset Zoo, visit us a www.SunsetZoo.com.
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Between Earth & Sky
Who: Daisy
When: You schedule it!
Where: 2333 Oak St., Manhattan, KS 66502
What: Girls will explore the nature around them and the animals at Sunset Zoo using their senses and develop an understanding of their own feelings about nature through guided activities.
Cost Per Girl: $9.00
Cost Per Adult: $2.00. Friends of Sunset Zoo members are free.
How to register: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com
Questions: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com
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Wonders of Water

Who: Brownie
When: You schedule it!
Where: 2333 Oak St., Manhattan, KS 66502
What: Rooted in the properties of water, this workshop will take girls on a journey through Sunset Zoo exploring water, its importance to all life, and the impacts of water pollution.
Cost Per Girl: $9.00
Cost Per Adult: $2.00. Friends of Sunset Zoo members are free.
How to register: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com
Questions: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com
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Off the Grid Slumber Zzzzoofari

Who: Brownie and Junior
When: You schedule it!
Where: 2333 Oak St., Manhattan, KS 66502
What: Explore the zoo like never before by staying the night.  During this overnight expedition, troops will learn that there are fun and exciting activities to do with little to no electricity.  We’ll collectively help each other minimize our impact on our planet.  Girls will play a variety of outdoor games while the sun is still out and after it sets, as well as engage in other activities and a craft project that can be accomplished with little or no electricity.  All the activities for this workshop connect to a mixture of It’s Your Planet, Love It! Journeys, with the underlying concept of using minimal electricity coming from the Junior’s Get Moving Journey.
Cost Per Girl: $25.00 per person ($375 minimum)
Cost Per Adult: 1 adult free per 5 girls ($375 minimum)
How to register: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com
Questions: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com
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Zoo Ambassador Programs
Who: Daisy through Ambassador
When: You schedule it!
Where: At location of your choice
What: Looking to address a specific requirement for a Journey or badge?  The Zoo Ambassador Program may be the route for your Troop!  These 45-minute, live animal presentations engage girls through close encounters with our program animal collection and animal artifacts in a number of topics and concepts. 
Cost Per Girl: Program cost varies based on location.
Cost Per Adult: Program cost varies based on location.
How to register: Visit www.SunsetZoo.com for a complete listing of themes and pricing, or contact Sunset Zoo directly at sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com to work with Education Staff in developing a unique 45-minute program for your girls to experience. 
Questions: Call 785-587-2737 or email sunsetzoo@cityofmhk.com