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HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE

We’re kindly asking for your patience as we deal with staffing shortages and work through COVID exposure protocols. You may find areas within the Zoo and some amenities closed without advanced notice. Learn more.

Education Programs

Education Programs

10 months to 35 months

Stroller Buddies

Dates: Feb. 23 or Feb. 26, Wednesdays or Saturdays

Time: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Cost: $170 per child/$150 for Dallas Zoo Members

Toddlers (10 months to 35 months) and their caregivers will love this 6-week program designed to strengthen their attachment to one another while taking their first steps to connect and learn about nature. Options are Wednesdays or Saturdays for your adventure.

Wednesdays

Saturdays

3 to 5 years

Friday Safari

Dates: Feb. 11-May 13, each Friday

Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $500 per child/$450 for Dallas Zoo Members

Preschoolers (3 to 5 years) are welcome to this drop-off program. Each Friday for 13 weeks, preschoolers can explore the Zoo with our instructors and learn about the world around them through stories, observations, animal interactions, and play.

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5 to 8 years

Thursday Safari

Dates: Feb. 10-May 12, each Thursday

Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $500 per child/$450 for Dallas Zoo Members

School-Aged learners (5 to 8 years) are welcome each Thursday to this drop-off program.  Animal visits, observations, and stories will inspire exploration of concepts through art, STEM activities, active games, and conservation activities.

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3 to 8 years

WildLife Heroes Club

Dates: Feb. 27-Apr. 10, once a week

Time: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Cost: $170 per child/$150 for Dallas Zoo Members

Children (3 to 8 years) and their parents will meet once a week for 6 weeks to forge a connection with nature and each other. Zoo habitat observations, close-up animal interactions, hands-on illustrative activities, and conservation-related take-home journals provide opportunities for young children and their adults to share family-based experiences that build environmental consciousness while collaborating with others who share their interests.

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