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School & Youth Programs

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School & Youth Programs

Due to COVID-19, most Education programs are temporarily unavailable, but we do have Virtual Programming! Please click here for online educational resources.

Field Trips

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the San Diego Zoo is currently not hosting field trips. To learn more about our virtual education options, please visit Virtual Education Programs.

Virtual Education Programs

Enjoy a virtual visit to the San Diego Zoo with one of our world-famous animal ambassadors and a San Diego Zoo wildlife expert!

Wildlife Sleepovers

Overnight camping adventures for grades K–12 include live animal presentations, Zoo craft activities, s'mores around the campfire, and more.

Assembly and Classroom Programs

We can bring wildlife, fun, and learning right to your school! Our programs align with Next Generation Science and Common Core State Standards.

Curriculum

Visit San Diego Zoo Kids for wildlife and conservation related activities you can use in your classroom, in conjunction with or without a visit to the San Diego Zoo.

STUDENT DISCOUNT

Check out the membership discounts available for students 18 and older.

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TEACHER RESOURCE GUIDE

ADVENTURES IN LEARNING

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Stories

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Platypus
Stories

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Just for Kids

Videos, Wildlife Stories, Games and More!

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