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Do you want to learn something wild?

Zoo Atlanta offers hands-on, minds-on learning experiences for all ages.  Whether you come to the Zoo or the Zoo comes to you, you’re in for a wild adventure.

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Safari Camp provides an immersive, educational experience in a unique setting.

School’s Out Session is available during school breaks with dates this November, December and beyond. Don’t miss Summer Session registration, opening January 26, 2022! 

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Family NightCrawlers

Spend the night at Zoo Atlanta for a nocturnal adventure you won’t soon forget!

This program is designed for families with children ages 6+ and features interactive activities, team challenges, Zoo tours and opportunities to learn more about wildlife and wild places.

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Spring HomeSchool Academy

A morning of learning and discovery for homeschool students! 

 HomeSchool Academy is a two-hour program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in an engaging, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include hands-on, minds-on activities and Zoo tours that hone students’ STEM skillsets in a collaborative environment.   

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Wild Encounters

If you've yearned to get closer to the animals, now you can!

Behind-the-scenes experiences turn a trip to the Zoo into the chance of a lifetime with elephant, Aldabra tortoise, rhino, and lemur Wild Encounters.

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Self-Guided Field Trips: School Groups

Explore the Zoo on your own, and use our standards-based curriculum guides and grade-specific activities.

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A series of videos and activities for teachers, students and parents that explore concepts aligned with the Georgia Standards of...

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Adventure Cubs

Join us for a program exclusively for toddlers and their favorite grownups!

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Virtual Field Trips

Connect your students to animals, careers, conservation, and all things Zoo Atlanta through a Virtual Field Trip.

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Zoomobile Outreach

Let the Zoo come to YOU! A trained educator presents an exciting program using live animals, biofacts, and fun activities for your students.

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Education Poster

heck out this year’s Conservation Poster for curricular connections and information about how Zoo Atlanta helps preserve the wild population of eastern indigo snakes!

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Membership pays for itself in as few as two visits per year!

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