Learn at the Zoo

              By connecting program participants to the natural world through our education initiatives, our Education Department inspires appreciation of wildlife and commitment to conservation.

              Children's Programs

              Little Learners (1.5 - 3.5 years)
              Animal Adventures (3.5 - 4.5 years)
              Young Zoologists (5 - 7 years)
              Conservation Club (8 - 11 years)
              Girl Scouts
              Teens (11 - 17 years)

              Zoo Camp

              Have a wild time while on school vacation. Our weekly day camps run during summer and winter breaks. Join us for Zoo Camp and learn about animals, their habitats, and how we care for them.

              Family and Adult Programs

              Families that Zoo together, care, connect, and conserve together. Our Family and Adult programs provide fun learning opportunities for all.

              School Services

              We offer educational programs for all grade levels, from pre-K to grade 12. Our programs support common core standards and take an interdisciplinary approach to exploring life sciences.

              Teacher Resources

              Whether you need to prepare your students for a Zoo field trip or need an activity for your homeschooler, we have you covered. Designed to enhance lessons in biology, zoology, and ecology, these resources will help connect your learners to wildlife.

              Volunteer Programs

              If you have a sincere interest in animals and conservation, enjoy working with people, and are enthusiastic and dependable, our Volunteer Program is for you.