Please visit our virtual conservation learning pages 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. 


The Education Department offers many opportunities for scouts and other organized youth groups to enjoy the Zoo and learn about the animal world. Programs may include biofacts, activities, games, tours, or crafts. We offer a variety of programs that help scouts work towards their badge requirements!

Your group will have fun together while learning about animals, their habitats and conserving natural resources.

Please click on the links above to find out about our offerings. In addition, exploration guides and scavenger hunts are activity pages that lead your group on a self-guided tour of the Zoo to discover more about specific topics. Visit our virtual conservation learning page for digital resources and virtual programs.

School/Group Registration Required

The Zoo is OPEN. As part of our commitment to the continued well-being of guests, staff and animals, the Zoo has implemented enhanced protocols and procedures.  All guests are required to make a free-timed reservation to visit.  Review the Zoo’s reopening guidelines and make a reservation. Here you will get detailed information about reservations, safety requirements, what areas and attractions are open, food options and more.  Please note: the school/group registration form is no longer required at this time.