EVENTS   CLASSES  EXPERIENCES

There’s so much to learn at the Zoo

Find out about our classes for individuals and families on this page. Looking to connect a group of people, like your school, scouts, or community group, to in-person or virtual Zoo classes? Learn more here.

At this time, masks are required for all program participants ages 2 and up.

WILDLIFE ACADEMY CLASSES

These classes allow children and adults to explore the wonders of wildlife through unique programs that incorporate live animals, biofacts, and crafts. Please note the age requirements for each class; only those of the appropriate age will be admitted. Only children registered for the class will be permitted. The registration fee includes one child and one adult unless otherwise noted (The Choice Is Ours, Animal Art Class, and What’s For Lunch are children only). Zoo admission is also included. All classes are held at the Education Complex unless otherwise noted. 

STORY TIME AT THE ZOO – AGE INFANT TO 5 – SOLD OUT

Snuggle up and listen to a story, either at the Zoo or anywhere in the world! 

ZOO TOTS – ages 2 & 3

Introduce your child to a world of wildlife through this class that is designed just for toddlers!

ZOO KIDS – ages 4 & 5

Take your child on an adventure discovering nature!

TEEN PROGRAMS

Keeper Conversations

Various Dates

Students will get to learn all about the animals we have here at the Zoo from the experts! Choose a class or multiple classes and have educational discussions with Keepers, Aquarists, and the Animal Care team.

OTHER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Homeschool Day

Wednesday, December 14
Join us for Homeschool Day at the Zoo! We will be celebrating all things birds! 

Junior conservationists

Various Dates
SOS: Save Our Species! This semester, our students will delve into a topic that is more complex than most people realize: the crisis of Endangered Species.

winter mini

WINTER MINI CAMP – AGES 5 -9

December 29 – 30
Winter Mini-Camp is a five-hour program that focuses on the beauty and magic of nature!

Check back regularly for new programs and returning favorites, like Zoo Camp.

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