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.


Member sale begins January 24. Non-member sale begins January 31.

A one-of-a-kind adventure awaits! A full week of Zoo Camp is packed with animal encounters, guided tours, themed classroom lessons, and more. Get ready to embark on an incredible journey for one wild week this summer!


Single Day Classes


Tuesday, February 15
All Ages: Join us for keeper chats, animal feedings, and more.

Single or Multiple Day Classes


Select Dates January – April
Infants – Age 5: Snuggle up and listen to a story at the Zoo or from the comfort of your home.


Select Dates January – March
Ages 2-3: Introduce your child to a world of wildlife and wonder in this program that is designed just for toddlers.

Zoo Kids

Select Dates January – March
Ages 4-5: Take an adventure discovering nature with your child!

Keeper Interactions

Select Dates January - April
Grades 9-12
: Shadow a zookeeper, tour animal areas, and chat with keepers and aquarists about the work they love.

Parents’ Night Out

Select Dates February – April
Ages 4-11: Plan a special evening while your kids enjoy a fun-filled experience at the Zoo!

Walking Tours

Select Dates March – April
Ages 6-12: Join your favorite Zoo teachers for a stroll around the Zoo, and learn about our animals.

Multiple Day Classes

Junior Conservationists

Select dates February – April
Grades 6-8
: This semester-based program introduces middle school students to methods and principles related to conservation biology.

ZooU: Wild Careers

Select Dates January – February
Grades 9-12
: Meet with zoo and wildlife professionals and will learn more about fields of study such as zoology, animal husbandry, veterinary medicine, marine biology, field research, and more.


ZooU: All About Alpacas

Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13
Grades 9-12
: Prepare for the alpacalypse! Or, just prepare to learn all about today’s trendiest camelids and have fun at the same time.

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

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