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Zoo fun for Grades 1–5

Grab some friends and join us for animal learning adventures. Discover what animals are in danger and what you can do to help. Learn more about animal care and conservation programs at the Zoo.

Homeschool Expeditions

Each 60-minute class for grades 1-5 covers various topics including animal science, life science, and physical science. Homeschool parents are actively involved so they can answer questions at home and further develop subjects that grab their kids’ interest.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Aug 24 Wednesday A World Filled With Water Homeschool Expeditions More Info

Junior Behind the Scenes Tours

Elementary school students learn about what happens beyond the “Employees & Animals Only” signs. Students will hear more about the area they visit, how it works and why the area is important to Zoo operations.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Jun 18 Saturday Tropics Birds Junior Behind the Scenes Tours More Info

WOW Spring Fling


Let the kids have fun, make new friends, and keep learning over spring break! Spring Fling is an all-day, all-week program engaging students with animals in nature with classroom experiments and field lessons as well as having fun with peers.

Full Details Mar 14-18 Monday–Friday WOW Spring Fling More Info

WOW Thanksgiving Safari

Drop the kids off for fun while you make last-minute holiday preparations!

Full Details Nov 23 Wednesday WOW Thanksgiving Safari More Info

ZOOper Kids

Each ZOOper Saturday includes crafts, story time, a walk through the Zoo, and other interactive learning.

Full Details & Dates Next Up May 21 Saturday Natures Recyclers ZOOper Kids More Info

Guests with special needs are welcome. Contact the education department at 316-266-8213 for more information.

Online registration is required for each program. Space is limited. Each child and adult must have an individual ticket for class. A ticket is required for each attendee over the age of six months. All classes take place rain or shine, and all reservations are final. No refunds. Tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen, or unused.




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.