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EDUCATION: Public Programs

Come and discover the many fun and educational activities going on in the Zoo’s “living classroom.” Classes operate rain, snow or sunshine. Please dress weather appropriate since most programs will include a short tour outside.

NEW: Parking: Scout groups, daycares and all MetaZoo program participants who are not Louisville Zoo members will be assessed a $5 parking fee per vehicle. For maximum convenience, reserve tickets and parking passes online.

Click here for our Public Classes FAQ.

HOLIDAY CAMPS

ZOOper Kids Holiday Camp

Ages 4-5

Campers will enjoy a Zoo walk, craft and a “hands-on” visit with education animals. A healthy snack will be provided.

Cost per person: Regular $40; Members $25

Session 1

Monday, December 22

9 – noon

Session 2

Monday, December 29

9 – noon

Holiday Camp

Ages 6-12

This all day program will be packed with activities including animal study, crafts, a “hands-on” visit with Education animals and a snack. Children should bring a sack lunch with a drink. Children will be grouped according to age.

Cost: Regular $55; Members $40

Session 1

Monday, December 22

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Session 2

Monday, December 29

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Session 3

Tuesday, December 30

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Teen Holiday Camp

Ages 13 – 15

This all day program will provide teens with a unique experience at the Louisville Zoo. Teens will explore how our Zoo cares for the many endangered animals that live here, as well as conservation projects in the wild. Teens need to bring a lunch and drink and dress for the weather.

Cost: Regular $55; Members $40

Monday, December 22

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

  1. Individuals who wish to cancel their registration in any class must notify the Education Department, in writing, no less than one week prior to the actual date of the class. We will refund 80% of the class fee upon receipt of a written or email (danita.robbins@louisvilleky.gov) cancellation.
    There will be no refunds for cancellations made less than one week prior to class date.
  2. The Education Department reserves the right to cancel classes with insufficient registration.
  3. There will be a $10 service charge for any changes in the original registration.
  4. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and camps fill quickly. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

  1. Online registrations through our eTicket Store are available unless otherwise noted. Only credit card payments accepted. Confirmations are automatically emailed with your ticket.
  2. Reservations will not be taken over the phone.

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