We are excited to offer unique, private animal encounters! You can get up close and personal with some of our animals! This an experience to treasure for the animal lover in your family!
To schedule an encounter:
E-mail us at SummerfieldFarmAndZoo@gmail.com
Encounters must be scheduled ahead of your visit as we will NOT be able to accommodate for animal encounters schedule the day of your visit.
Current Encounters Available:
Flash the Sloth
1/2 hour animal encounter for up to 4 people
"Hang out" with Flash the Sloth! Each person will be be able to feed and pet Flash.
Includes Admission to Zoo for the day during the regular zoo season
(All proceeds go to animal care and habitat expansions)
Scheduling is subject to change depending on Flash the Sloth's needs!!!
Gift Certificates are available.
BREAKFAST or LUNCH with the RIVER OTTERS (separate details apply)
Breakfast or Lunch with River Otters Details:
1/2 hour animal encounter for up to 4 people. Ages 8 & up.
Includes your choice of breakfast or lunch. Enjoy your meal in the park like setting of our brand new otter habitat, while Emmitt & Octavia play in their pond and waterfall.
Must be prescheduled. Available any day of the week.
Pictures are allowed. No videos.
To schedule an encounter: E-mail us at SummerfieldFarmAndZoo@gmail.com or send us a private Facebook message.
Field trips and private group tours are available on days that Summerfield Zoo is not open to the public. Tours are tailored specifically to the age group and are educational fun for 2 year olds to 102 year olds!
The cost for a field trip is $7 per person with a minimum fee of $280. This reserves the zoo for your group for two hours and includes an educational guided tour of all of the species at the zoo. The tour lasts between 1 hour and 1.5 hours - depending upon the number of questions and attention span of the group. There are a number of species of animals are able to be touched. The remainder of the time can be used for lunch, snacks, meeting, or a lesson plan. We have a seating area for lunch/snacks.
Please e-mail us at SummerfieldFarmAndZoo@gmail.com to reserve your date!
Celebrate your birthday at the zoo! You can now reserve our party room for your group any day that we are open to the public!
Our party room can be reserved for two hours for your group for $175.
Admission and zoo tickets must be purchased separately, but can be pre-purchased if you choose. Outside food, snacks, cake and ice cream may be brought in, but must be kept in the party room. Birthday Party times are scheduled to include an animal show. The birthday child (or adult) may have their picture taken with one of our animal ambassadors immediately following the animal show. The birthday child (or adult) receives a zoo goodie bag.
Please e-mail us at SummerfieldFarmAndZoo@gmail.com to reserve your date.
Summer Camp fun for kids ages 5 - 12.
Summerfield Zoo is hosting 4 FUN-FILLED weeks of summer camp this year! Each week has a different theme and organization to it. Every week will learn about the animals that call the zoo home, have game and craft time, and special interactions with specific animals. Each week will only be limited to TWELVE PARTICIPANTS. Please reserve your child's spot NOW!!
Don't see the package you are looking for?
We also offer company parties, weddings, corporate events, and more.
Just contact us for more information.
Summerfield Farm and Zoo
3088 Flora Rd., Belvidere, IL 61008, US
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