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.

Twilight Safari tour at Lincoln Park Zoo pauses by the Amur leopard outdoor exhibit

Experience the Zoo at Night
Join a zoo horticulturist and an animal expert on a stroll through the zoo at twilight! Observe the behavior of animals at the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond and Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo at this time of day as well as zoo garden highlights.

Wednesday, July 23
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Limber Up for Outdoor Yoga
Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens offers classes for adults and parents with toddlers at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Classes take place in a pavilion designed by acclaimed architect Jeanne Gang.

June–September
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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.
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  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.
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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.

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