Looking for a unique educational experience?

The Minnesota Zoo offers resources from curriculum to professional development to travel opportunities.  If you are planning a field trip, check out our engaging classes, tours and overnights.

Plan A Field Trip

Follow these simple steps to register for your next field trip. Financial assistance is available!

STEM Programs

Engage students to engineer and problem solve just like zookeepers, exhibit designers and conservationists at the Zoo.

ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge

Engage your students in a Zoo-based STEM Design Challenge! This year’s challenge focuses on enrichment and exhibit design for our monk seals and redesigning our nocturnal exhibit!

Zoo Classes

Enhance your field trip! Hands on activities and up-close live animal encounters await! Financial assistance available.

Guided Tours

Walk the trails with naturalists to learn Zoo stories, explore conservation issues, and get a glimpse behind the scenes.

Professional Development

Teacher workshops including STEM at the Zoo, freshwater mussel conservation, citizen science and nature play.

World Language Days

Students immerse themselves in the language and culture they are studying as they discover new facts about Zoo animals and conservation.

Math Day

Inspire students in grades 3-8 to learn more about how math is applied in the Zoo workplace.

Teacher Resources

Curriculum for the classroom and for resources to use your visit to the Zoo. Financial assistance available!

Homeschool Families

Using the Zoo as the ultimate classroom, students engage in programs specifically designed for homeschool families.

Career Programs

Explore the professional fields of animal care, veterinary medicine, education and more.

Head Start Groups

Support the natural curiosity of young children. Information and resources for field trips and programs. Financial assistance available.

Zoomobile

Zoomobile and its team of trained naturalists travel to schools and community events throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond

Travel EdVentures

Travel to unique and beautiful places of the world with a Zoo professional at your side.