Join us for these 2-hour programs to learn about science careers and receive practical advice on how to prepare for the future. Each program introduces you to a Zoo career including a career focused guided tour and a private session with one of the department staff.

AGES: 9th grade through adult
TIMES: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
DATES: Offered on select Saturdays
FEES: Members: $25 per person, Non-members: $30 per person.

How to Register

Register Online

Email or call 952.431.9390 if you have any questions.

Observe the antics of the DeBrazza’s and Colobus monkeys while identifying the similarities and differences between primates.

These child-only classes are designed specifically with your preschooler in mind as they transition from toddlers to kindergartners! Through child-directed exploration, play, and age-appropriate activities, discover the Zoo’s amazing animals and their habitats. Research indicates that children learn best in an environment which allows them to explore, discover, and play. (J.E. Fox) Play in particular enhances language development, social competence, creativity, imagination, and thinking skills. (D.P. Fromberg and D.F. Gullo).

AGES: 3 ½ to 6 years of age
TIMES: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
FEES: Members: $20 per class, Non-members: $25 per class.

Package Discount: Register for four or more classes for the same child in a single order and receive $2.50 off each class.

How to Register

Register Online

Questions? Email or call 952.431.9390.

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 11/30/2018
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 12/13/2018
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 12/14/2018
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 01/04/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 01/17/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 01/18/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 02/01/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 02/14/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 02/15/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 03/01/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM