Education

Meaningful Experiences Boost Animal Education

In educating visitors about animals, we create multiple opportunities for visitors of all ages and backgrounds to have meaningful experiences at the zoo. We invite you to feel connected, committed and curious in our wild classroom.

Sign Up for the Wildest Summer Camp of All
Spaces are still available in our hugely popular Conservation Camp and Zoo Crew summer camps for kids in preK–eighth grade. Learn about wildlife conservation and care at the zoo through fun and challenging group activities. 

Monday, June 8–Friday, August 21
Register for Conservation Camp or Zoo Crew


 

Evening Sculpture Stroll
Explore the zoo after-hours during an exclusive guided tour of Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo! The art exhibition features 15 works by Chicago-area artists.

Wednesday, June 10
Sign Up for the Evening Sculpture Stroll


 
Sign Up for a Facilitated Field Trip 
Teachers—make the most of your class visit with a Zoo Explorers facilitated field trip! Kindgergarteners-fifth graders will learn under the guidance of a trained zoo educator.
Sign up today
  Plan a Field Trip
Lincoln Park Zoo is a great destination for a school field trip
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The Career Explorers share the day's experiences at Regenstein African Journey.

Not Just a Summer Job
President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how high school students learned on the job with our Career Explorers program.
Read the Post

 

Educator's Resources
ZooTracks now available at Gateway Pavilion on the day of your visit as well as online.
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Today at the Zoo
A variety of daily activities.

See the schedule 

Your support ensures top-notch habitats for animals throughout the Lincoln Park Zoo. Give today to make a difference.