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Join us for Homeschool Day! Bring learning to life as you encounter everything from towering Masai giraffes to tiny poison dart frogs. The Virginia Zoo is home to more than 700 furry, feathered and scaly animal friends. Explore the Africa Savannah and the tropical jungles of Asia. Don’t forget to stop by our newly renovated World of Reptiles!
The Virginia Zoo has partnered with the Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) to offer homeschoolers and their families discounted admission on this day.

Bring your NOI–if it is from Norfolk, your admission to the Zoo is FREE! If you don’t have a notice of intent to show homeschool status, please notify the Ticket Booth attendant you are a homeschooler.

You will need to show a letter of intent to receive the following discounted prices:

Adults (18 and up): $8
Student (Ages 12 and up): $12
Child (Ages 2 to 11): $10
Infant (Under 2 years old): Free

What you can expect to experience at Homeschool Day:

Meet Animal Ambassadors at the ZooLive! stage presentation at 11 am
Tiger Keeper chat at 12 pm (Tiger pool side)
Siamese Crocodile Keeper Chat at 2:30 pm (in World of Reptiles)
Join us for free hands-on activities at the Run Wild! Nature Discovery Zone

Download the Homeschool Day Scavenger Hunt here.

Additional Questions? Please contact the education department at emily.muehleman@norfolk.gov

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