Schools and Groups

School and Group Offerings

Everyone loves a trip to the Zoo. But did you know that Zoo Atlanta offers students and groups so much more? We offer sleepoversguided tours, and, of course, field trips. And if you cannot make it to us, let the Zoo come to you with a zoomobile or virtual field trip!

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Field Trips: Self-Guided

Explore the Zoo on your own at a discounted group rate!

Add to the educational experience by using our standards-based curriculum guides and grade-specific activities at the Zoo before and after your visit. Perfect for school groups, homeschoolers, scout groups and more. 

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Field Trips: Zoo Challenge

For only $5 more to your educational group admission, enhance your field trip with a Zoo Challenge program led by Zoo Atlanta Educators.

Pre-K to 12th grade students will learn about animals, wildlife conservation, and research at Zoo Atlanta as we integrate the GSE Science Standards and STEM through inquiry-based learning stations and Zoo exploration.

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Wild Walks

Take a walk on the wild side with an exclusive guided tour through the Zoo to discover amazing animals from around the world.

Zoo Educators will share fun facts and interesting stories for an inside scoop on what it’s like to care for these creatures. Tours are available for school groups, homeschoolers, and Scouts.

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Virtual Field Trips

Take a trip to the Zoo without getting on a bus!

Connect your students to animals, careers, conservation, and all things Zoo Atlanta through a Virtual Field Trip. Aligned with the GSE, these programs engage students in STEM concepts as they learn about Zoo Atlanta’s animal ambassadors and conservation initiatives.

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Homeschool Programs

From field trips and HomeSchool Academy for your students, to take-home resources, the Zoo can be your partner in homeschooling.

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ZooMobile Outreach

Let the Zoo come to YOU! Learn all about wildlife and wild places without leaving your classroom.

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NightCrawlers: Schools and Groups

Explore the Zoo at night by the light of the moon, take part in engaging activities, visit the Animal Nutrition...

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Scouts

Through guided tours, workshops and overnight experiences, there are a variety of opportunities for Scout groups at the Zoo.

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Twilight Trek

Ever wonder what the animals are up to after the sun goes down? Join us after-hours for an evening adventure for the whole group!

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College Programs

Zoo Atlanta has a variety of offerings for college students, faculty, and alumni.

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