Youth and Family Programs
From preschool to adults, we have something for everyone!

Adult, Family and Youth Programs

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$35 members / $40 nonmembers
Saturday Science

Our Saturday Science programs allow youth to dig deeper on a topic related to the Zoo. These programs include hands on activities, Zoo visits and behind the scenes tours.

Ages 6-8 years

SOLD OUT! Sharks, Rays & Eels – Feb. 19 (9-11:30am)

The following programs will go on sale January 31:

Bears – Mar. 12 (9-11:30am)
Carnivores – May 7 (9-11:30am)

Ages 9-12 years

Marine Mammals – Feb. 26 (9-11:30am)

The following programs will go on sale January 31:

Alligators & Crocodiles – Mar. 26 (9-11:30am)
Primates – Apr. 23 (9-11:30am)
Who Lives Down Under? – Aug. 27 (9-11:30am)

Sign Up for Saturday Science Today!

Spaces are limited, so register now! For registration assistance or questions, please email us at edustaff@indyzoo.com for the fastest response.

$35 members / $40 nonmembers
Zoo Careers for Middle and High School Students

April 16th 9-11:30am

Our Zoo Careers program gives middle and high schoolers an inside look at the many careers that it takes to run a zoo.  Students will get the chance to talk with zoo staff and go on a behind the scenes tour.

This program will go on sale January 31.

 

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$35 members / $40 nonmembers
Jungle Juniors Preschool Program

Jungle Juniors preschool programs are a great way to begin youngsters ages 3-5 years on journey to discover and learn about the world around them. Each program includes hands-on activities, animal artifacts, a Zoo walk, and a story or craft.

These programs are designed for children to work one-on-one together with a parent or caregiver. With every paid child, one adult is admitted free and is required to stay for the program. For registration assistance or questions, please email us at edustaff@indyzoo.com for the fastest response.

  • Ages 3 and 4

    These programs are designed for children to work one-on-one together with a parent or caregiver. With every paid child, one adult is admitted free and is required to stay for the program. To ensure that each preschooler has the best experience possible, parents must make alternate childcare arrangements for any siblings who are not signed up for the class.

    3-4 Single Sessions

    Cost: $20 members/$25 nonmembers.

    Sold Out! Who will guide my sleigh? – Dec. 1 or 2 – 9:30-11am
    Sold Out on Jan. 6! Fishy Friends – Jan. 6 or 7 – 9:30-11am
    Animals on the Move – Jan. 26 or 27 – 9:30-11am
    Sold Out! Penguins – Feb. 3 or 4 – 9:30-11am
    Sold Out on Feb. 17! Turtles & Tortoises – Feb. 17 or 18 – 9:30-11am

    The following sessions will go on sale January 17 for members and January 31 for nonmembers:

    Tails and Tales – Mar. 1 or 4 – 9:30-11am
    Kangaroos – Aug. 4 or 5 – 9:30-11am
    Taking it Slow – Mar. 21 or 22 – 9:30-11am
    Leaping Lemurs – Apr. 18 or Aug. 19 – 9:30-11am
    Flamingos – Aug. 23 – 9:30-11am

  • Ages 4 and 5

    These programs are designed for children to work one-on-one together with a parent or caregiver. With every paid child, one adult is admitted free and is required to stay for the program. To ensure that each preschooler has the best experience possible, parents must make alternate childcare arrangements for any siblings who are not signed up for the class

    4-5 Single Sessions

    Cost: $25 members/$30 nonmembers.

    An Orangutan Night Before Christmas – Dec. 8 or 9 – 9:30-11:30am
    All the Furry Things – Jan. 13 or 14 – 9:30-11:30am
    Watery World – Jan. 19 or 20 – 9:30-11:30am
    Animals Big & Little – Feb. 9 or 10 – 9:30-11:30am
    Meerkats & Friends – Feb. 24 or 25 – 9:30-11:30am

    The following sessions will go on sale January 17 for members and January 31 for nonmembers:

    Flightless Birds – Mar. 8 or 11 – 9:30-11:30am
    Kangaroos & Other Pocket Pals – Aug. 11 or 12 – 9:30-11:30am
    Mossy the Box Turtle – Mar. 23 or 24 – 9:30-11:30am
    Primate Pals – Apr. 11 or Aug. 17 – 9:30-11:30am
    Giraffe – Aug. 24 – 9:30-11:30am

     

Sign Up for Jungle Juniors Preschool Programs

Spaces are limited, so register now! For registration assistance or questions, please email us at edustaff@indyzoo.com for the fastest response.