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EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Join us in an exploration of the wonders of wildlife and conservation through interactive age appropriate programming. We are dedicated to creating experiences that foster a sense of wonder, share knowledge, and advocate active involvement with wildlife and wild places. Programs available for groups and individuals ages 18 months and up.

Knee-High Naturalists - Knee High Naturalists is a new program for children ages 2-5 years with one adult. You and your child will learn about nature and animals through fun, hands-on activities.

Little Explorers - NEW!! - Little Explorers is a program for preschool and headstart groups with children ages 3-5 years old. Children get to experience an educational program incorporating animals and nature. Programs are available in the off-season (November-March)

Birthday Parties - Looking for an amazing and unique experience for your child's next birthday party?  We’ve got it! Binder Park Zoo offers birthday party packages that are purrfect for children of all ages!

Zoomobile - Let us bring the zoo to you!  A variety of programs, including classes, assemblies and senior programs enrich your audience’s knowledge about animals and the environment.

Big Zoo Lesson - Students, parents, and teachers use Binder Park Zoo as their classroom for a week-long, in-depth study of biological sciences as they participate in The BIG Zoo Lesson.

Badge-in-a-Day - Are you looking for a fun, unique way to help your scouts work towards a badge, achievement, or elective?  Binder Park Zoo’s Badge-in-a-Day programs are an exciting way to introduce your scout group to wildlife and conservation while working towards specific requirements.  Programs are available for scouts of all ages!

Zookeeper for a Day - So you want to be a zookeeper, huh? Well here is your chance to find out what zookeeping is really about! Join the expert staff at Binder Park Zoo working one on one with a zookeeper for an entire day. Participants must be at least 13 years & older.

 

If you have questions or want more information, please call (269) 979-1351.

 
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