Homeschool Programs

Classes are designed to offer lively, hands-on Homeschool programs sure to engage students as they learn. Classes will include crafts, animal encounters, and pre and post activities to help ensure that your child has a wild time at the zoo. 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