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.

Save Your Spot at Fantastic Fall Programs
Looking for your kids to learn—and have fun—this fall? Sign them up for an education program at Lincoln Park Zoo! Toddlers can enjoy outdoor play with LEAP, older kids can join us for holiday camps and families can Sleepover with the Animals.

September–December
Explore the Zoo’s Fall Education Programs


Wine and Wildlife: All About Apes at Lincoln Park Zoo  

Wine & Wildlife: All About Apes
Join scientists from the zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes for a special evening of stories about chimpanzees and gorillas they’ve observed in the wild and cared for at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

Thursday, September 25
Register for Wine & Wildlife: All About Apes


 
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.