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Learning Adventures

Experience the Zoo anew.

Early Childhood

Newborn through Age 5 years

You’re never too young to start learning about the wonders of nature. Through play and interactive learning, your little ones age newborn through kindergarten will be introduced to animals from around the world.

Preschool at the Zoo

Age 3–5 years

Learning your ABCs has never been so exciting. Children ages 3, 4 and 5 years will love discovering and learning at Animal Tales Preschool.


Age 6-12 years

Elementary school age kids learn more about animals from around world through learning adventures designed for inquiring minds. The Zoo is a great place for activities and education for your kids in first through fifth grade.


Age 6-17 years

Sedgwick County Zoo offers programs for both groups and individual scouts. Join us for a learning adventure or an overnight at the Zoo!

Middle & High School

Age 13 – 17 years

Participate in activities and learning adventures designed especially for tweens and teens. These programs delve deeper into zoo science and are perfect for kids age 13 to 17 years.

Field Trips and Outreach

Find information about Field Trip programs and ZooReach programs here.

Summer Learning Adventures

Age 4–17 years

Ready for a summer of Zoo fun? These themed weekday classes let students learn about keeping the planet healthy, creating native animal habitats, conservation, and exploring the outdoors. Teens are encouraged to participate in Zooniversity, Conservation Academy, and the Zookeeper Apprentice Program.

Overnight Adventures

Ever wanted to camp out with your favorite animals?


All ages

Plan an adventure to the Zoo for the whole family! These adventures help families learn and play together. We have programs on weekday evenings and weekends.

Citizen Science

All ages

Collaborate with Sedgwick County Zoo and professional scientists on projects in our local area.


Learning at the Zoo is not just for kids! Take advantage of these fun opportunities to learn more about animals and conservation with other adults.

Meet our Animals

Learning Resources




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.