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Learning Adventures

  • Mon-Fri on Dates Listed8 AM–Noon
  • Sedgwick County Zoo
  • Tickets
Ages 13-17

Join us for an in-depth look at what zookeepers do on a daily basis by spending one week of your summer with us.

Students will learn about a variety of zoo professional tasks, explore numerous areas of the zoo, develop public speaking skills through interpretation, and practice zookeeping techniques in a fun and hands on way. There will be time spent in the classroom and around the zoo.

*This class often includes zookeeper type work and chores. Please wear closed toed shoes and dress for the weather.

Zooniversity runs Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon for one week. 

Ticket sales for Zooniversity end on Friday at 12:00 noon before your chosen class begins on Monday. Please register for the date your student plans to attend. No class transfers or refunds.

Educational Goals and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

To review our Educational Goals for Summer Learning Adventures and answers to frequently asked questions, please click here.

Learning Adventures Behavior Policy and Code of Conduct

To ensure a productive, safe and fun environment, appropriate behavior is expected of all of our Learning Adventures participants.  Please review the following expectations with your child before their adventures begin.

Please review our Behavior Policy and Code of Conduct before attending your Summer Learning Adventure.

Participant Waiver

Once you have purchased a ticket for any class for which the participant is dropped off, you will receive an email with a link to the required waiver. Each participant must have a waiver on file with the Education Department prior to the beginning of class. The waiver may also be found here.

To register, click the appropriate link below, select your start date, and add class to your cart.

Dates for Summer 2024

  • June 10-14, 2024 – SOLD OUT FOR 2024
  • July 8-12, 2024 – SOLD OUT FOR 2024
  • July 29-August 2, 2024

Member Tickets         Non-Member Tickets

Terms and Conditions: Each person over the age of six months who attends any education program must have a ticket. Space is limited. Tickets will be scanned at the door. All classes take place rain or shine. Your purchase serves as your permission for use of your image by Sedgwick County Zoo. All reservations are final. Ticket may not be copied or resold and may be used only once. Tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen or unused. No refunds.

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Zoo News

Our monthly e-newsletter holds a fun assortment of announcements, discounts, and news so you can stay up to date with Sedgwick County Zoo.

What to Know

We’re excited to see you at the Zoo today! Here are some things to remember during your visit.

Animals Sightings

As always, some animals may not be visible due to weather or other factors. After 4:00 PM, you may see fewer animals during your visit.

Zoo Rules

Please read and follow all Zoo Rules and Policies to respect our guests and animals.