Enrichment with the Chimps

Saturday, March 2, 2024
9 a.m. – noon
Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience (ages 7+) at Chimp Haven’s beautiful 200-acre sanctuary!

Enrichment with the Chimps includes a behind-the-scenes look at the Chimp Life and a special experience preparing enrichment for the chimpanzees.


  • A behind-the-scenes tour
  • Hands-on experience learning about and preparing enrichment for the sanctuary’s 300+ retirees
  • An up-close-and-personal glimpse at the Chimp Life
  • Private access to the Chimp Haven merch store

What to Expect at This Event

In addition to a behind-the-scenes sanctuary tour, guests will participate in hands-on enrichment making, preparing enrichment to be enjoyed by the sanctuary’s 300+ retirees.

The highlight of the experience was learning about the unique (and funny!) personalities of the chimps from the devoted staff that clearly have the chimps’ best interest at heart.”

Past Event Attendee

Event Guidelines

What to Know Before you Arrive
  • This event is for ages 7+.
  • We are located at 13600 Chimpanzee Pl, Keithville, LA 71047. As you arrive, follow the sign to Tours & Event Parking and park in the lot. From there, you’ll enter the black iron gate.
  • Please have your tickets pulled up on your phone or printed out to show staff at the front gate.
  • This event is held indoors and outdoors – comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. You may also want to bring a water bottle, hat, or sunscreen.
  • For the enrichment-making portion of this event, guests will be asked to adhere to Chimp Haven PPE standards which include gloves and masks.
  • Not feeling well? If you or anyone in your group has not been feeling well or has been around anyone who has been sick, we ask that you please make plans to attend a future event.
  • Certified service animals are allowed, but please leave all other animals and pets at home.
  • You are welcome to bring water or other beverages, but alcohol is not allowed on Chimp Haven property.

Chimp Haven welcomes and encourages visitors to take photographs for personal use and to share their experience at the sanctuary with friends and family. We would love for you to tag us on social media @ChimpHaven or using the hashtags #ChimpLife and #ChimpHaven.

While on the grounds, please know that visitors may be photographed or recorded on video by Chimp Haven photographers and videographers, and that these images and likeness therein may be used for the purpose of promoting Chimp Haven. You may choose to opt out by informing the photographer.

Commercial photography and filming at the sanctuary is prohibited without prior permission from Chimp Haven. For commercial photography and filming requests, contact or call 312.558.1770.


Chimp Haven strives to provide a memorable and educational experience for every visitor. Please be aware that our events and tours take place outdoors in the sanctuary’s rural setting, and that certain areas may be difficult to navigate for those with limited mobility. Our parking lot and walkways may also be muddy in the event of rain. While Chimp Haven vehicles are not wheelchair accessible, we may be able to accommodate individuals whose mobility allows them to stand briefly and ride in a golf cart. If someone in your party has limited mobility, please note this on your reservation form or reach out to us at so we can discuss and plan suitable accommodations.


Chimp Haven events typically occur rain or shine. If the event must be canceled because of inclement weather, ticket holders will be provided with tickets to a future or rescheduled event.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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More Questions?

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