Students entering 5th - 6th grade
Youth attend these programs on their own, unaccompanied by a parent or other adult.
Dive Into The Oceans
Dive in and get your feet wet as we explore life in the ocean. Discover how we in St. Louis affect the ocean, and how the ocean affects us. We will visit marine animals, including the Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, enjoy the Zoo's Sea Lion Show and more.
Limited to 20 students per session.
Instructor: Chris Blair, Naturalist-Instructor
Fee: Zoo Members $50/General Public $53
Code Date Day Time Y618DO June 18 & 19 Tu & W 1-4 p.m. Y718DO July 18 & 19 Th & F 1-4 p.m.
Find out what it is really like to be a keeper at the Saint Louis Zoo. In this class, we will meet live animals, solve “keeper challenges”, and play a game or two. We will explore all the different things keepers do every single day to ensure the health and happiness of our animals. So get ready to “dig in” for this exciting hands-on keeper experience. NOTE: Wear old clothes and shoes.
Limited to 12 students per session.
Instructor: Lisa Lidgus, Naturalist-Instructor
Fee: Zoo Members $34/General Public $37
Code Date Day Time Y605JK June 5 & 6 W & Th 9-11:30 a.m. SOLD OUT Y612JK June 12 & 13 W & Th 9-11:30 a.m. Y619JK June 19 & 20 W & Th 9-11:30 a.m.
Join in to discover some of the Zoo’s most impressive animals and how to take their pictures. We will provide a digital camera for each participant to use while we learn about photography at the Zoo. Come back the second week to assemble your photos in a special memory photo album to take home. Digital printing included. We look forward to having you in this fun art and animals program!
Limited to 16 students per session.
Instructors: Zoo Docents
Fee: Zoo Members $55/General Public $58
Code Date Day Time Y603PS June 3 &
9-11:30 a.m. &
Y604PS June 4 &
9-11:30 a.m. &