Middle & High School
Big kids can dig deeper into the wonders of animals and nature.
Participate in activities and learning adventures designed especially for teens age 13-17 years. No experience required! Bring your willingness to roll up your sleeves and a desire to have tons of fun!
Most programs for teens take place during the summer months.
All students must meet the age requirements for each class. No refunds will be issued for tickets sold for students who do not meet the age requirements for teen programs.
Looking for programs for age 4-12? Click here.
Join us for an in-depth look at what zookeepers do on a daily basis by spending one week of your summer with us.
Join us for an exciting hands-on look at conservation! In Conservation Academy, students will have the opportunity to assist with multiple Citizen Science projects and learn the basics of environmental interpretation.
Zookeeper Apprentice Program
ZAP 1 is the first level of our four-part Zookeeper Apprentice Program.
For the safety and comfort of other participants, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone with a fever or who is noticeably sick.
Please remember, for everyone’s safety and enjoyment all class participants must meet age requirements; no older or younger siblings allowed, including infants.
If you have questions, please contact the Education Department at ZooEducation@scz.org.
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.