Homeschool Programs

Our homeschool programs offer lively, hands-on classes that are sure to engage students as they learn. Classes often include experiments, animal encounters, and educational games. Vocabulary and post activities will be provided to ensure that your child gets the most out of these programs. Program length: 90 minutes
Program Times
  • K5 - 2nd grade - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
  • 3rd - 5th grade - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • 6th - 8th grade - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm 
Individual Program Prices
  • Members - $10 (1 child)
  • Non-members - $15 (1 child)
Bundle Program Prices
Bundles are: (Sept - Dec) (Jan - Apr)
  • Members - $32 (1 child)
  • Non-members - $52 (1 child)
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2016-2017 Program Topics and Dates

Water World - Water, water everywhere! Discover how H20 is awesome and important for you and the life around us!
  • Sept 12 or Sept 13
Winds of Change - Fall into fun as we explore the changing seasons around us and how animals survive those crazy changes. 
  • Oct 10 or Oct 11
Sensational Senses - Animals use many senses to understand the world around them.  join us as we discover the similarities and differences between human and animal senses.
  • Nov 14 or Nov 15
Home is Where the Animal Is - Caves, deserts, rainforest, and more! Animals live in some amazing places. We will explore different habitats and how animals survive there.
  •  Dec 12 or 13
Scaly Tails - Alligators, lizards, turtles, and snakes! Join us as we explore the wonderful world of reptiles and determine exactly what makes a reptile, a reptile. 
  • January 23 or 24
Beast Besties - Just like you might have a best friend or two, there are animal buddies in the wild world too! We will investigate interspecies relationships and why animals have besties.
  • Feb 20 or 21
On the Move - Not everything stays in one place all year. Discover when, how, why, and what likes to be on the move throughout the year.
  • Mar 13 or 14
Purrfect Parents - Even though your parents might tote a “World’s best parent” mug, there may be some animal parents that could earn the same title. We will explore which animal parents may be up to the challenge!
  • Apr 10 or 11
Homeschool Festival: April 25
Come to the zoo for a fun day of activities, animal presentations, experiments, games, and more! Homeschoolers will receive a 10% discount to the gift shop for the day.
  • April 25, 2017, 10 AM– 1 PM
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FREE admission for kids that take part in a homeschool program at the zoo during the year