The Zoo is dedicated to education and committed to helping students meet academic goals. Our overnight topics have been written with tri-state Academic Standards in mind.

Click here to get a tri-state overview of what standards our overnights cover or find out Academic Standards covered in each topic below!

To get more information or to register for an overnight, fill out this online request form or call the Education Department at (513) 559-7767. 
 

Animal Adaptations (Grades 2-4)

*Starting March 1st, 2017, Animal Adaptations will have an evening only K-1st grade option and the traditional overnight option will be offered for grades 2 and up!)*

Investigate physical and behavioral adaptations of animals and how adaptation diversity in different habitats is the key to survival!
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Standards for Schools
Animal Adaptations Overnight – OH Academic Standards (PDF)
Animal Adaptations Overnight – KY Academic Standards (PDF)
Animal Adaptations Overnight – IN Academic Standards (PDF)

 

African Predator Prowl (Grades 2 and up)

*Due to content changes, starting September 1st, 2016, African Predator Prowl will be offered to grade 4 and up only*

Prowl the Zoo at night in search of predators from Africa and beyond while learning about the vital role of predators and humans in a healthy ecosystem.
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Standards for Schools
African Predator Prowl Overnight – OH Academic Standards (PDF)
African Predator Prowl Overnight – KY Academic Standards (PDF)
African Predator Prowl Overnight – IN Academic Standards (PDF)

23018144209_3feab05ea9_bSleep with the Manatees (Grades 5 & up)

*Starting January 1st, 2017, Sleep with the Manatees will be offered to two additional grades, 3rd and 4th, so even more people can enjoy sleeping with the manatees!*

Explore the diversity of life on Earth while spending the night with our resident manatees!
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Standards for Schools
Swim with the Manatees Overnight – OH Academic Standards (PDF)
Swim with the Manatees Overnight – KY Academic Standards (PDF)
Swim with the Manatees Overnight – IN Academic Standards (PDF)

NEW! Twiga Tented Camp (Grade 4 and up)

*Available starting September 2016*

Transport yourself to Africa during this high-end, brand new tented camp overnight experience at the Zoo!
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Standards for Schools

*Coming Soon*