Education is an important part of our mission. From programs that enhance families’ visits to the Zoo to Scout Snoozes and academic presentations, we deliver many opportunities to help visitors learn more about our world and its fantastic animals.

School Programs
We can reinforce science lessons with our animals in informative programs that reinforce Standards of Learning (SOL) for pre-K through 12th grades.

Zoo Camp
Looking for something wild for the kids to do while school’s out? Try Spring Break Camp and Summer Safari Camp at the Zoo!

Kids & Family Programs
We offer storybook times and special programs for families.

Birthday Parties
Throw the picture-perfect celebration that combines a birthday bash with a trip to the Zoo!

Scout Programs
The Virginia Zoo supports scouting with snoozes and badge programs.

Field Trips
Check out admission rates for school groups visiting the Zoo.

Library Programs
Add a wild touch to your library’s summer reading program with themed presentations by the Virginia Zoo. Coming soon!!