We'll Bring the Zoo to You!

We provide programming for anyone, from ages 2-102, including schools, libraries, senior groups, scout groups, day cares and numerous other community organizations. All of our programs can be adapted to fit your group's unique needs.

Due to incredibly high demand for programs, all outreach program spaces are sold out for the summer.  When selecting program dates, please choose September or later dates.

Available Outreach Programs

  • You don't have to be a kid to enjoy the Zoo -- you don't even have to come to the Zoo at all (although of course we love to have you here). If you can't visit us, then we can come to you!

    The Saint Louis Zoo delivers adult outreach programs to libraries, senior centers, and various other community groups. Each program offers educational content, live animals interactions, and various objects from the animal world.

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  • The programs listed here are options for community groups, including libraries, scout groups, and camps.  The ideal age for each program is listed with the program title.  Each program offers educational content, live animal interactions, and may include various objects from the animal world.

  • These programs are specifically designed for students aged Preschool through 2nd grade.

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  • Because it's not always possible for school groups to visit the Zoo for one of our on-grounds education programs, we're happy to come to you. 

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  • Let the Saint Louis Zoo come to you! We can present fun programs at your site. Each program starts with a song and a live animal presentation, followed by multi-sensory hands-on activity centers, and concludes with additional live animal interactions. Each child will create something to take home.

    Our programs can be presented to participants of all ages with a wide range of abilities. We will work with you to meet the unique needs of your group. Programs can be presented one time or as part of a series. Our visits have the most impact when we see a group for three visits or more. (Class size: minimum of 8, maximum of 16.)

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  • The Saint Louis Zoo offers an outreach program that can be delivered to large groups. Fun and informative, our outreach program was designed mainly for school groups but is also appropriate for all ages and audiences. We customize the program to meet your organization's needs.

    We’ll engage your audience with fun animal facts and interactive learning. Please note: because we care about our animals’ well-being, we are not able to bring live animals with us to assembly programs.

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Outreach Request Form

For more information, please contact the Education Department at (314) 646-4544, option #6, or e-mail outreachrequests@stlzoo.org.