Child-Only Classes | Wildlife Academy
For children ages 6 – 12
Age groups are divided as follows: 6&7, 8&9, 10-12
Learn about the animals at the Zoo and the care that goes in to keeping them happy and healthy. This program includes up close animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, and hands-on activities.
Please note: We understand that campers outside of this age group may want to attend but we ask that those of the appropriate age group join us. Our classes and programs are designed specifically for the age group listed.
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Zoo Explorations Ages 6-12
Members: $16/child; $8 for each additional sibling
Non-members: $22/child; $14 for each additional sibling
Let’s go on an adventure! Join us for a themed tour of the Zoo. We will get an up close look at some our amazing animals and talk to the experts. This is a rain or shine event. Please dress for the weather as the program will occur outside. Children will be divided into age appropriate tour groups.
• What’s For Lunch: Gorillas
Learn about animal diets and watch our gorilla troop receive a tasty treat.
10 to 11:30 a.m.
• Colors & Patterns: Tigers
Learn all about animal patterns and watch the tigers get enrichment.
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Winter Mini Camp Ages 5-9
Members $32, Non-Members $38
OR all four days: Members $112, Non-Members $136
December 28, 29, 30 & 31
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Winter Mini-Camp is a five-hour program that focuses on the beauty and magic of nature. Children can choose to participate for one, two, three or all four days! Participants will learn about a new topic each day through live animal visits, craft projects, and exciting zoo tours. Please note: if you register for all 4 days, only the first day will appear on the registration page and ticket.
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.
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
One Wild Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15206