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Learning Adventures

From newborns to seniors, no one misses out on Zoo fun.

Early Childhood


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

Zoo Programs for Early Childhood

Preschool at the Zoo

Ages 3–5

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

About Animal Tales Preschool


Grades 1–5

Your elementary school aged kids can 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.

Zoo Programs for Elementary Students 

Middle & High School

Grades 6–12

Participate in activities and learning adventures designed especially for tweens and teens. These programs delve a bit deeper into zoo science and are perfect for kids in grades 6-12.

Zoo Programs for Middle & High School Students

Summer Learning Adventures

Ages 4–17

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.

Summer Learning Adventures

Overnight Adventures

Ever wanted to camp out with your favorite animals?

Spend the Night At the Zoo


All ages

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

Zoo Programs for Families


The Zoo’s not just for kids! Take advantage of these fun opportunities to learn more about animals and conservation with other adults.

Zoo Programs for Adults

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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.