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.
2024 ZOO CAMP
Spend a week this summer exploring some of the most amazing creatures on the planet through fun-filled, educational Zoo Camp programs! The week will be packed with animal encounters, exclusive tours, exciting classroom lessons and other fun activities. Program themes are designed to be fun and engaging for each group.
*Membership discount for Zoo Camp excludes Individual and Student Memberships.
Send a student to Zoo Camp through the Zoo Campership Fund. Learn more on the Zoo Camp page. This program is proudly supported by PNC Bank.
WILDLIFE ACADEMY CLASSES
Wildlife Academy classes are back for the fall. Join us for some old favorites and a few never-before-offered programs. There is something for everyone! 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. All classes are held at the Education Complex unless otherwise noted.
Class fees are only refundable if the Zoo cancels a program. We are happy to accommodate rescheduling if space allows. Memberships must be current at the time of registration to receive the member discount. Save on program fees by becoming a member today!
Pizza with the keepers
March 9, Grades 9-12
Join some of our animal care staff for lunch and find out what it’s really like to work at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium.
ZOO U.: THE OCEAN AS A RESOURCE
Various Dates, Grades 9-12
We will spend our sessions learning about how we use the Ocean as a Resource. Hands on activities and conservation discussions will lead us through the world of sustainable fisheries and how we can help avoid the overexploitation of the world’s oceans.