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.

Summer Programs Announcement 2021 

We will be hosting summer camps on Zoom in summer 2021!  Online registration will open on April 19.
This page will be updated soon with details.  

Spring Programs 2021

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.

Accepting Saint Louis Zoo Gift Cards for Mail-In Registrations
Write your Saint Louis Zoo Gift Card number on your registration form.  If the balance of your Saint Louis Zoo Gift Card does not cover the cost of all your programs, you must include credit card information to cover the difference.  Please read the gift card terms and conditions for purchasing details.


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.