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.

Spring Break Camps (April 2 – 6)
Spend your school breaks at the wildest camp in town! All camps include zoo walks, presentations, attraction rides, and up close encounters with Zoo ambassador animals.

Summer Camps (May 29 – Aug. 3)
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

Early Childhood Programs
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!

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.

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.

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

Public Program FAQ

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Registration Guidelines