Education Programs

Education Programs

Categories: Education Programs

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our Education Department at

We have a variety of fun educational programs for all age groups, from stroller to senior! For additional information or reservations, please email

Field Trip Questions? Please visit our Field Trip Page.


Homeschool Nature Series

Ready to give your homeschool student a learning experience like no other? Sign them up for our Homeschool Nature Series classes! Each month, we will host a class for homeschool students that allows them to learn all about the natural world. Each monthly class will focus on a different subject matter, and involve meeting several of our ambassador animals up close and personal!

To find more information CLICK HERE! Or if you are ready to register your child for our Homeschool Nature Series, CLICK HERE!

Summer Camp sign-ups are now open! To find out more Click Here! If you are ready to sign up, you can find the form here!

Download Austin Zoo Education Programs HERE.


Let us virtually bring the zoo to you! We are excited to offer virtual programs via Zoom! To schedule a virtual program or to get more information, please email our Education Manager at EDUCATION@AUSTINZOO.ORG.

Classes and Programs

Scavenger Hunts

Download the following scavenger hunts to keep children engaged in learning about various behaviors, adaptations, and habitats of our resident animals.

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Adaptations Scavenger Hunt

Behavior Scavenger Hunt

Habitats Scavenger Hunt


Scout Programs

Reserve your custom scout workshop, meet badge or patch requirements, or just come out for a fun day of learning.

      • 1-hour workshop: $15 per participant
      • 2-hour workshop: $17 per participant
      • Both prices include admission 
If you have any questions or would like to reserve a scout program, contact us at Please remember, a $30 deposit is required at time of booking.

School Outreach Programs

Let the Zoo come to you! Traveling program options for pre-K through fifth grades are available. If you have any questions or would like to reserve a school outreach program, please contact us at

Community Outreach Programs

Austin Zoo offers outreach programs for community organizations such as churches, public libraries and senior citizen facilities. Each program includes audience participation and the opportunity to meet some of our ambassador animals! Contact us at for program options and pricing.

Cancellation Policy

All education program and camp sales are final. All programs will take place rain or shine. In the event that we cancel your program due to reasons we deem appropriate, a full refund will be issued, and individuals will be contacted directly.  

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