The Greenville Zoo’s Education Department offers lively hands-on programs sure to
engage your children.
Note: Family programs run from September through May. Please check back for our 2014-15 school year schedule.
Parent and Child Programs
Enjoy a family adventure together. Programs are designed to encourage parent/child learning opportunities while having fun.
For ages 6 and up.
Members $30 (1 adult & 1 child)
Non-members $40 (1 adult & 1 child)
Extra participants $10
People of the Forest
May 17- 10 am to Noon
Rainforests include many fascinating animals, including orangutans.
Join us as we discover some of the animals who share their world.
We will get to meet some of these animals in the classroom and
then, go behind the scenes to meet the Greenville Zoo’s very own
orangs: Mia, Chelsea and Bob. Call our education department at 864-467-4850 to register.
Download Registration Form
Zoo Tots is designed for one parent and their toddler (ages two and three) and provides
an opportunity to discover the fascinating world of animals. Classes are held in
the Conservation Station and combine "on your own explore time" with a
more structured "animal time." Program length: 45 minutes.
Saturday Safaris meet in the Conservation Station, located just past the ticket
booth. Classes are designed to help children (ages 5-6 or 7-8) discover the fascinating
world of animals and combine a lesson with crafts, activities, trips into the Zoo
and animals in the classroom. Program length: 2 hours
Classes are designed to help children (4 to 8 years old) discover the fascinating
world of animals while combining lessons with crafts, activities and excursions
into the Zoo as well as a visit with an animal in the classroom.
SINGLE CLASS: $15 for Zoo Members; $25 for Non-Members
Five Classes: $60 for Members / $100 for Non-Members
Nine Classes:$100 for Members/ $170 for Non-Members