Summer Survival and PCS Tips Jun. 2014 - Page 16

Morgan’s Wonderland celebrated its grand opening April 10, 2010, with NBA legend David Robinson and actress Eva Longoria as special guests. Completely wheelchair-accessible, the $34 million park features more than 25 elements and attractions including rides, playgrounds, gardens, an eight-acre catch-and-release fishing lake, 18,000-square-foot special-event center, 575-seat amphitheater, picnic area and rest areas throughout the park.

2014 at Morgan’s Wonderland

Joy, butterfly mascot for Morgan’s Wonderland, is scheduled to appear beginning in the spring as a new costumed character, eager to interact with guests and pose for photos. Butterfly theming throughout the park reminds guests that – just like butterflies – individuals with and without special needs can emerge from their “cocoons” and soar to new heights of achievement.

Rescue dogs Stinger and Wonder, the new animal ambassadors for Morgan’s Wonderland and the San Antonio Scorpions pro soccer team, are scheduled to make special guest appearances in the park and during Scorpions home matches. Stinger, a terrier mix with deformed front paws, and Wonder, a rat terrier without physical challenges, will help further emphasize the fundamental focus of Morgan’s Wonderland – inclusion.

Military discounts, season passes, and discounted multi-ticket packages are available during the 2014 season. Details can be found at

Educational field trips for elementary school students constitute an extension of the classroom. Each activity and lesson is based