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, March 23
Sunday, March 24
1 - 3 p.m.
Pick-up/Drop-off: Education Complex
Members $21/child
Non-members $27/child

The Doc is In (Ages 6 & 7) - Sold Out!

Zoo Kids, ages 6 & 7, can join the fun as we learn all about the amazing things zoo veterinarians do! Meet some of the animals they care for and discover the tools they use to keep the animals healthy. This is a child-only class.

Saturday, March 23
Sunday, March 24
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Both sessions are sold out.  Please click here to be added to the waiting list.


Magically Zoo (Ages 8 & 9)

Zoo Kids, ages 8 & 9, will let their imaginations run wild as the world of mythical, magical, and mystical creatures comes face to face with the Zoo's real life animals.  Learn the extraordinary powers of these mysterious creatures and meet some of the animals that inspired them.  You're sure to uncover magic in the animals all around you. This is a child-only class.

Sunday, March 24 - only 2 spaces left!
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Magically Zoo Registration

Sea Turtle Rescue 911 (Ages 10-12) - New session just added!

Zoo Kids, ages 10-12 will learn how we give sea turtles a second chance. Every year, hundreds of sea turtles are beached or stranded in cold water due to threats. Our Sea Turtle Second Chance Program is helping to change their stories. This is a child-only class.

Saturday, March 23 - just added!
Sunday, March 24 - Sold Out!
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Sea Turtle Rescue 911 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.