Pittsburgh Zoo - Learn

Early Closing - Friday, July 26

The Zoo will close early on Friday, July 26 as we prepare for our Summer Safari fundraising event. Gates will close at 2 p.m. and the park will close at 3 p.m.

Learn with the Zoo

Explore all of the ways that you or your group can learn about the natural world.

From toddlers to college students, field trips to outreach visits, family programs to teacher workshops, there is a class or program for everyone. Learn about the animals in our natural world through engaging learning opportunities.

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Classes & Programs

Explore a world of wildlife and wonder with classes for all ages, from infants to adults. Become a part of our Wildlife Academy, send your child on a week-long summer adventure at our Zoo Camp, bring the family for a sleepover, join us for an adults-only program, or drop your kids off for an evening for Parents' Night Out!

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Teen Programs

Teen programs, for grades 6 - 12, offer exciting ways for kids to get involved and learn about animals, conservation biology, and zoo careers.

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School Groups

Bring your school or homeschooling group to the Zoo for the day, plan an adventure with a group from a college or university, or earn new badges with your Scout troop through a Scout Workshop.

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Zoomobile Outreach

The Zoomobile program offers school groups, adult and senior groups, youth groups, summer camps, and community events the opportunity to meet Zoo animals without leaving their school or location.

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Scout Workshops & Overnights

Schedule a workshop or overnight for your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop as a learning opportunity to earn new badges or complete achievements.

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PPG Kids Page

Bring some of the Zoo to your home with free printable coloring sheets or draw-an-animal activities.