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Making Learning Wildly Fun

Our 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.

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Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters Virtual programs now available! Any group visiting the zoo can enjoy a private and educational meet-and-greet with some of our Animal Ambassadors, including schools, preschools, daycares, scout groups, older adults, and families. Schools,...

BIG Zoo Lesson

Calling all teachers! Students, parents, and teachers can 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. They will talk with...

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties The WILDEST birthday parties happen at the zoo! Party packages include animal encounters, themed games, and extraordinary experiences that your guests will long remember. Birthday Parties are for all ages and are available...

Guided Tours

Guided Tours Have you ever wanted to get the inside scoop on Binder Park Zoo? Look no further! Explore the zoo’s most popular areas with a knowledgeable guide. This unique walking tour experience provides in-depth...

Preschool Playgroup

  Looking to engage your littlest learners? Look no further than Binder Park Zoo’s playgroup for preschoolers! Each 90 minute playgroup includes animal encounters and opportunities for nature-based and imaginative play. There's no place like...

Summer Day Camps

Summer Day Camps 2020 Summer Day Camps are full. We are not taking registrations at this time.   For the safety of our campers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, Summer Day Camps will be heavily...

Zoo Teens

The 2020 Zoo Teen application process has concluded. Information about the 2021 Zoo Teen program will be available in early 2021.   Binder Park Zoo’s Zoo Teen program is geared at providing teens ages 13-17 with...

Zookeeper For A Day

So you want to be a zookeeper? 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...

Zoomobile

Bring the zoo to you! Zoomobile programs bring live animals into your facility! These fun and educational programs can visit classrooms, libraries, senior centers or living facilities, scout meetings, or anywhere that would like to...

Binder Park Zoo takes pride in being a conservation minded organization and we would like to invite you to “Think Green” when visiting and participating in any programs!  

Binder Park Zoo is located 3 miles south of I-94 exit 100

DETROIT

I-94 W to exit 100

3 miles south

 

GRAND RAPIDS

US 131 S to I-94 E t to exit 100

3 miles south

 

CHICAGO

I-94 E to exit 100

3 miles south

 

LANSING

I-69 S to I-94 W  to exit 100

3 miles south

 

FT WAYNE

I-69 N to I-94 W to exit 100

3 miles south

 

SOUTH BEND

US 33 N to I-80 E to US 131 N to I-94 E to exit 100

3 miles south