Field Trips to the Zoo

Enhance your students’ learning with a field trip where the Zoo is your living classroom! Field trips to the Zoo are available year round every day of the week.
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Overnight Adventures

Experience the wildest nightlife in town! An overnight at the Zoo is an incredibly memorable and fun way to meet academic standards while seeing the Zoo in a whole new way – after hours.
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Zoo on the Move and Wild Chats

Zoo on the Move and Wild Chats are available to schools, home school co-ops, and pre-schools. All programs are based on academic standards.  Teachers can choose from a variety of standards based topics for their classrooms.
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Living Class Education Access Fund Financial Assistance

The Zoo proudly offers FREE field trips and school programs for qualified schools! Thanks to the Living Classroom Education Access Fund, qualified schools can apply for assistance.
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Teacher Professional Development and Graduate Courses

Earn your Master’s Degree through the Advanced Inquiry Program at the Cincinnati Zoo, earn graduate credits, and explore professional development options.
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Zoo Access for All

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Zoo Access for All program is designed to encourage families and individuals of all backgrounds to visit our world-class organization to build lifelong and multi-generational memories. We are committed to inspiring every visitor with wildlife every day, and we believe everyone should have the opportunity to experience and cultivate a positive connection to wildlife and wild places. We seek to include all members of our community regardless of economic status or other limiting factors.

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Conservation Actions for Schools

Looking for conservation action for your students? Check out some ways to get involved with the Cincinnati Zoo!

  • A.D.O.P.T. an Animal – Adopt an animal at the Cincinnati Zoo to help provide food, toys, and fun enrichment for the Zoo’s animal family!
  • Go Bananas! Cell Phone Challenge – Recycling cellphones helps protect Gorilla habitat. Schools that participate can also win up to $5,000 for their school.

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