Come and learn about the animals and all the care that goes into keeping them happy and healthy during this popular class designed especially for 4th-7th grades. Each month we cover a different area at the Zoo with hands-on activities, a behind the scene tour and close up encounter of an animal.

Our fall session will cover northern trail, farm and aquariums. Our spring session will cover tropics, marine mammals and Minnesota animals.

TIME: 9 am – noon
Grades 4-7
  Zoo Members: $100 Non-Members: $120

Fall 2018 Session:
October 6, November 3 and December 1

Spring 2019 Session:
February 2, March 2 and April 6

How to Register

Register Online

Questions? Email or call 952.431.9390.

Friday, January 18, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
18+ to attend, 21+ to drink (no exceptions)

New Year. New You. Whether you have committed to a New Year’s resolution or not – this is the perfect time to try new things, meet new people, and connect with old friends. One goal we can help you reach is to have more fun this year; you can start off by joining us at our January Adult Night Out! Escape the winter cold on our indoor trails and enjoy the Zoo – where the atmosphere is always warm and inviting. At this event you are sure to meet and mingle with new and exciting people who will share similar interests – a love of animals, conservation, and having loads of fun. We look forward to seeing you here!

Additional activities:
Animal Trivia 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm, Tropics Plaza
Education Table 4:30 pm – 7:30pm, Tropics Plaza
Board Games 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Tropics Plaza
Incredible Creatures 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm, Monk Seal Stadium
Wine and coffee bar at the Penguin Café
Discovery Bay, Tropics Trail and Minnesota Trail 4:30 – 8:30 pm
Music by Drive South 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm, by Penguin Café

Ticket Prices:
Adult: $10 in advance, $15 after 12 pm on January 18
Member Adult: Free, preregistration recommended

Online Sales End at 3:30 pm January 18

Get Your Tickets!.

Tickets will be available at the door.
No need to print tickets, use your phone!

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 01/18/2019
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