The Education Department offers programs designed to help individuals and families of all ages and abilities learn through experience, involvement and discovery.
Animals are the central focus of our programs, of course! That's because we understand the strong connections to the living world that are cultivated through seeing and touching a living animal.
New! Accepting Saint Louis Zoo Gift Cards for Mail-In Registrations
Bring your Saint Louis Zoo Gift Card to the Education Office in person, or 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.
Summer Programs 2019
- Camp Programs (ages 4 - 12th grade)
- Zoo Career Programs (entering 2nd grade to adult)
- Engineer-for-a-Day (ages 7 to adult)
- A Day with the Rays (entering 2nd - 8th grades)
- Advanced Day with the Rays (entering 2nd - 8th grades)
- Keeper-for-a-Day (entering 3rd - 9th grades)
- Junior Sea Lion Trainer (ages 10 to adult)
- Safari Guide-for-a-Day (entering 6th - 12th grades)
- Summer Early Childhood Programs (ages 4 months-7 years)
- Summer Programs for Youth (entering 1st-11th grades)
- Summer Programs for Families (ages 5 and up)
- Summer Programs for Adults (ages 18 and up)
Fall Programs 2019
- Early Childhood Programs (ages 6 months-6 years)
- Camp/Youth Programs (1st - 5th grades)
- Programs for Homeschool (Kg - 8th grades)
- Programs for Families (Kg & up)
- Programs for Adults (ages 18 and up)
If you have questions, please email or call us at (314) 646-4544, #6 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.