Education at the Louisville Zoo

Public Programs

The Louisville Zoo offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. Kids as well as adults will enjoy these wildlife adventures that truly make learning fun! These programs require advance registration.

Essential Information for Guests Who Want to Purchase Education Programs:

  • If you plan to purchase a Zoo membership, please do so before completing your registration. These items cannot be purchased at the same time.
  • If you purchased your dual membership at the Kentucky Science Center, please contact the Zoo’s Membership department at (502) 238 – 5610 to receive the member number you will need to login to our webstore.
  • Once a registration confirmation has been placed in your shopping cart, it will be held for 20 minutes. If your session times out before a purchase has been completed, your cart will be emptied and you will need to re-select your items.

FALL & WINTER CAMPS

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Experience the wildest camps in town! All camps include Zoo walks, animal presentations and up-close encounters with Zoo animal ambassadors. Plus, our extended hours for parents continues through the winter!

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FAMILY PROGRAMS

Come and experience the Zoo as a family and learn together about the world around you! These programs are designed for families with children 4 years old and up.

Returning in autumn of 2018. Check back soon!

EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS

Education at the Louisville Zoo

Join us for this special program specifically designed for young minds! Each month, we’ll explore a new topic and participate in activity-based learning to discover how little learners can make a big impact on our world!

Returning in autumn 2018. Check back soon!

NIGHT SAFARIS

Night Safaris

Join us for a unique overnight adventure that only the Zoo can provide. Louisville Zoo Night Safari programs offer the intimate experience of having the Zoo and our education team to yourselves for what will certainly prove to be an exciting night to remember.

Returning in spring 2019. More info…

SPRING BREAK CAMPS

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Mark your calendars. Give your kids the wildest spring break around w one-of-a-kind experiences and hands-on adventures at the Zoo! Campers will enjoy a wide range of exciting camp topics for every grade level. Plus, our extended hours and convenient car line drop off service makes Safari Day Camp a perfect choice for kids and parents! See you in Spring!

Returning early 2019. Check back soon!

SUMMER CAMPS

Get ready for another exciting summer filled with all new camp options, one-of-a-kind experiences and hands-on adventures! Campers will enjoy a wide range of exciting camp topics for every grade level. Plus, our extended hours and convenient car line drop off service makes Safari Day Camp a perfect choice for kids and parents! See you next summer!

Returning early 2019. Check back soon!

For any questions or concerns, please call us in the MetaZoo at (502) 238-5358 or email us at zooeducation@louisvilleky.gov.

Public Program FAQ

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Registration Guidelines