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.

Single Day Classes

STORY TIME | VIRTUAL

On-Demand
Snuggle up and listen to a story from the comfort of your home.

fennec fox

Animal Art Class | VIRTUAL

Saturday, August 28
Create your very own fennec fox painting, guided by our talented graphic designer, Sara, during this one hour program.

HOMESCHOOL DAY

Tuesday, September 21
Join us for keeper chats, animal feedings, and more.

Keeper Interactions

First Tuesday of the Month
Grades 9-12
: Shadow a zookeeper, tour animal areas, and chat with keepers and aquarists about the work they love.

Multiple Day Classes

Junior Conservationists

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

Zoo U | The American Zoo

Grades 9-12: The Zoo U program offers semester-based courses for high school students to explore new areas of science and conservation.

Zoo U | Humans & The Global Ecosystem

Grades 9-12: The Zoo U program offers semester-based courses for high school students to explore new areas of science and conservation.

Multiple Day Classes: Zoo Camp

Zoo Camp, presented by Giant Eagle, has reached capacity for the 2021 Season. Please enjoy our other classes and events!

Zoo Camp | Wonders of Wildlife

Ages 4-5: An introduction to a new and exciting animal theme.

Zoo Camp | Go Wild 

Ages 6-7: Spend a fun week discovering how animals use their senses, colors, and features in many unique ways.

Zoo Camp | Extreme Animals

Ages 8-9: Discover amazing animal adaptations.

Zoo Camp | Conservation Connections

Ages 10-11: Hands on activities, games, and projects. Learn how to work together to protect wildlife!

Zoo Camp | Photos for Conservation

Ages 12-13: Explore conservation issues while experiencing the excitement of capturing a once-in-a-lifetime photograph.

Zoo Camp | Vet Camp

Ages 10-13: Join our veterinary team to learn what they do to keep the animals healthy.

Zoo Camp | Zoo Crew Specialty Camp

Ages 6-9: Learn about all of the animals and the care that goes into making them happy and healthy.

Multiple Day Classes: Wildlife Academy

Wildlife Academy dates have passed for this season. Please check back later or enjoy our other classes and events!

Zoo Kids | VIRTUAL

Ages 4-7: Take a virtual adventure discovering nature!

Zoo Kids | VIRTUAL

Ages 7-12: Take a virtual adventure discovering nature!

Zoo Kids | ONSITE

Ages 7-12: Learn about the animals at the Zoo and the care that goes in to keeping them happy and healthy.