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

Encourage your child to dig deeper into the science of the natural world! Programs include age-appropriate activities, behind-the-scenes Zoo tours and more.

Ages 6-8 years

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

The following programs go on sale Jan. 31:

Bears — March 12 (9-11:30am)
Carnivores — April 9 (9-11:30am) *date has changed

Ages 9-12 years

SOLD OUT! Marine Mammals — Feb. 26 (9-11:30am)

The following programs go on sale Jan. 31:

Alligators & Crocodiles — March 26 (9-11:30am)
Primates — April 23 (9-11:30am)
Who Lives Down Under? — Aug. 27 (9-11:30am)

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

For Middle and High School Students
Zoo Careers

April 16 • 9-11:30am

Cost: $35 members/$40 nonmembers

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 Jan. 31.

 

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For Middle and High School Students
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 on Jan 27! Animals on the Move – Jan. 26 or 27 – 9:30-11am
    Sold Out! Penguins – Feb. 3 or 4 – 9:30-11am
    Sold Out! 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
    SOLD OUT! Kangaroos – Aug. 4 or 5 – 9:30-11am
    SOLD OUT! Taking it Slow – Mar. 21 or 22 – 9:30-11am
    SOLD OUT! Leaping Lemurs – Apr. 18 or Aug. 19 – 9:30-11am
    SOLD OUT! 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.

    Animals Big & Little – Feb. 9 or 10 – 9:30-11:30am
    SOLD OUT! 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
    SOLD OUT! 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.