Zoo Classes

Homeschool Classes

Make the zoo your classroom! This engaging program encourages homeschool students to learn about the importance of conservation by exploring the world of animals. Each homeschool class series is designed with an overarching student project and include animal encounters, exhibit tours, and much more! Classes are offered as a spring and fall series for students aged 6 to 9. Single class packages not available.

Homeschool Classes

Make the zoo your classroom!  This engaging program encourages homeschool students to learn about the importance of conservation by exploring the world of animals. Each homeschool class series is designed with an overarching student project and include animal encounters, exhibit tours, and much more! Classes are offered as a spring and fall series for students aged 6 to 9. Single class packages not available.

Zoo Camp-In-A-Box

Host camp from the comfort of your own home with Zoo Camp-in-a-Box! The camp themes for each age group are: Junior Naturalist (ages 5-6): Colorful Creatures, Future Zoologists (ages 7-9): Zoology 101, & Wild Rangers (ages 10-12): Wild & Rare. Each box contains 7-8 age-appropriate activities per day for a five-day camp week, including supplies for games, crafts, zoo animal videos, and more! 

We are Currently Sold Out! Please check back Fall 2020. 

Zoo Camp-In-A-Box

Host camp from the comfort of your own home with Zoo Camp-in-a-Box! The camp themes for each age group are: Junior Naturalist (ages 5-6): Colorful Creatures, Future Zoologists (ages 7-9): Zoology 101, & Wild Rangers (ages 10-12): Wild & Rare. Each box contains 7-8 age-appropriate activities per day for a five-day camp week, including supplies for games, crafts, zoo animal videos, and more! 

We are Currently Sold Out! Please check back Fall 2020. 

Evening Safari: Family Programs

Join us on Evening Safaris for family-fun conservation workshops! Each week we will focus on a different conservation topic, meet ambassador animals. and create an item to take home. Have you ever wondered how you could participate in wildlife conservation? Find out at our Evening Safari Family Classes – great for the whole family, date night, or scout groups!

All Evening Safari Classes are 5:30 – 6:30 PM

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Evening Safari: Family Programs

Join us on Evening Safaris for family-fun conservation workshops! Each week we will focus on a different conservation topic, meet ambassador animals. and create an item to take home. Have you ever wondered how you could participate in wildlife conservation? Find out at our Evening Safari Family Classes – great for the whole family, date night, or scout groups!

All Evening Safari Classes are 5:30 – 6:30 PM

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Zoo To You

Let Potawatomi Zoo bring some of the Zoo to you with Zoo-to-You Outreach Program. The Potawatomi Zoo’s ZooMobile can travel to your location with edZOOcators and animals for a fun, educational experience!

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Zoo To You

Let Potawatomi Zoo bring some of the Zoo to you with Zoo-to-You Outreach Program. The Potawatomi Zoo’s ZooMobile can travel to your location with edZOOcators and animals for a fun and educational experience!

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Conservation Scouts

Conservation Scouts is a two-hour program that allows scouts to get involved with the Zoo and to talk about conservation. After completion of the program, each scout will be awarded a Potawatomi Zoo Conservation Scout patch!

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Conservation Scouts

The Conservation Scouts program allows scouts to get involved with the Zoo and wildlife conservation. After completion of the program, each scout will be awarded a Potawatomi Zoo Conservation Scout patch!

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Field Trips

Take learning beyond the classroom by visiting the Potawatomi Zoo for a fun-filled, edZOOcational field trip!

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Field Trips

Take learning beyond the classroom by visiting the Potawatomi Zoo for a fun-filled field trip! Add an EdZOOcational class to your trip for up-close encounters with zoo animal ambassadors. Call or e-mail the Education Department for more information on field trip classes: (574) 235-7621 or zooeducation@potawatomizoo.org. 

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Zoo Snooze Sleepover

At a Zoo Snooze Sleepover you can stay overnight with your favorite zoo animals! Experience the zoo when the sun goes down with  after-hours animal encounters, activities,behind -the-scenes, and more. Zoo Snooze Sleepovers are a great way to celebrate a special occasion, have a family reunion, or bond with your scout group! 

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Zoo Snooze Sleepover

At a Zoo Snooze Sleepover you can stay overnight with your favorite zoo animals! Experience the zoo when the sun goes down with  after-hours animal encounters, activities,behind -the-scenes, and more. Zoo Snooze Sleepovers are a great way to celebrate a special occasion, have a family reunion, or bond with your scout group! 

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