Zoo Kids Ages 6-12 | Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Zoo Kids (Ages 6-12)


 For children ages 6-12. This is a child-only class. (If your child has special needs and requires an aide to accompany him or her, a current copy of the aide's PA Child Care Clearances (including FBI fingerprinting) are required.)

Children, ages 6-12, will go on a 2-hour animal adventure where they will discover nature through hands-on activities and a tour.
*Special Note for adults: Our Zoo Kids programs for ages 6-12 are on the same date and time as our adults-only program, "Making a Positive Change for Wildlife". Enjoy your own program while your child enjoys theirs! Learn More.

See below for themes, dates, and times available. Preregistration is required.

Please note: We understand that siblings outside of this age group may want to attend, but we ask that only children of the appropriate age group join us. Our classes are designed specifically for the age group listed.

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This program is part of our

Wildlife Academy

Saturday, November 3
1 - 3 p.m.
Pick-up/Drop-off: Education Complex
Members $21/child
Non-members $27/child

Polar Express (Ages 6 & 7)

Zoo Kids, ages 6 & 7, can bundle up and take a ride on the Polar Express. Learn about the animals that call the polar regions home during this two hour program, and chill out with animals who like to keep it cool year round. This is a child-only class.

Saturday, November 3 

Polar Express Registration

Caring for Cats (Ages 8 & 9)

Zoo Kids, ages 8 & 9, can roar, hiss, and purr like the Zoo's big cats! Get to know our diverse cat species during this two hour program and learn all about the Zoo's lions, tigers, leopards and lynx.This is a child-only class.

Saturday, November 3

Caring for Cats Registration 

Zoo Crew (Ages 10-12)

Focus: A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run the Zoo. This is a child-only class.

Saturday, November 3

Zoo Crew Registration

Members should sign in with their email address and password in the upper right corner of the quantity page (after you click the registration button) to receive the Member discount in their cart. Your Membership must be current at the time of registration.  To check your Membership status prior to registering, please call our Membership department at 412-365-2534.

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If multiple dates are available for registration, once you select the registration link you will be able to select other dates available, as well as times, when applicable.

If you continue to experience issues registering for the class or program of your choice, please call our Education Reservations Department at 412-365-2528 or email educationinfo@pittsburghzoo.org.