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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.


Ages 13-17

Conservation Academy

Ages 13-17

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

Ages 14-17

Introductory ZAP is the first level of our 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

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.




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.