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.

Evening Sculpture Stroll
Sculptors John Adduci and Mary Seyfarth will attend our next Evening Sculpture Stroll, an after-hours exploration of Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo led by an expert guide. 

Wednesday, September 9
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Educator Open House
Educators, join Lincoln Park Zoo’s Education Department at spots around the zoo to learn about all the programs and resources Lincoln Park Zoo has to offer!

Saturday, September 12
Register for the FREE Educator Open House

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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President and CEO Kevin Bell introduces Vice President of Education and Community Engagement Dana Murphy.

Head of the Class
Introducing Vice President of Education and Community Engagement Dana Murphy.
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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.