Programs and Events

Date/Time Event
Feb 11 Pre-literacy & Nature Play Workshop for Early Childhood Educators

Unplug your preschoolers from electronic media and get them involved in hands-on, authentic pre-literacy activities. This 90-minute workshop will inspire you to get your emergent readers excited about literacy and nature!

Cost:  Free.  This grant-supported workshop is available to Early Childhood educators in Adams, Allen, Huntington, Wabash, and Wells counties in Indiana only.

To register, contact the Zoo Education Department at 260-427-6808 or

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Jul 29 Teacher Appreciation Night
Join us for an evening of education, exploring, and fun at the zoo’s annual Teacher Appreciation Night.  You’ll participate in behind-the-scenes tours, mini-workshops, and special activities.  Plus, you’ll enjoy food, giveaways, and 3 PGP points, and it’s all FREE with pre-registration. Educators from grades preK-12 must register in advance to get free zoo admission for the event.  Send us an e-mail with your name, grade level, county, and school or call 260-427-6808 to get on the list.  Please include your summer e-mail so we can contact you with updates on the event.

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