About the Education Department
The Education Department offers programs designed to help individuals and families of all ages and abilities learn through experience, involvement and discovery.
Summer Programs 2021
Learn more about all programs by searching by program type below:
- Program Registration (Program Registration begins April 19)
- Camps (children age 4-entering 8th grade)
- Zoo Career -Day with the Rays, Advanced Day with Rays, Diggin' with Dinos (children entering 2nd-8th grades)
- Summer Early Childhood (children ages 2-7)
- Summer Families (families with children ages 5 and up)
- Summer Adults -Wade with the Rays (ages 18 and up)
Private In-Person Programs:
- Family Night Hikes, Turtle Tracking Safari, Safari Walking Tours
- Adult Night Hikes, Safari Walking Tours
Please visit our virtual conservation learning page for digital resources and virtual programs.
The Zoo is NOW OPEN. Reservations are required to visit. Review the Zoo’s reopening guidelines and make a reservation.
If you have questions, please email or call us at (314) 646-4544, #6. Due to COVID-19, our Education Department is closed. To help prevent the spread of the virus, our staff are working limited hours. Your patience is greatly appreciated as we are working to respond to calls and emails during this time.