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School Programs Guide

Take a walk on the WILD side and invite the zoo to your classroom!

Friendly animals combine with expert presenters to make your program fun and educational. Discounts are available for consecutive programs. Additional fees such as mileage may apply. To schedule a program or ask questions, contact the Zoo Education Department at 260-427-6808 or email us at

Classroom Programs

Bring your science lessons to life with a visit from the Zoomobile. Embark on a learning

adventure right in your classroom. Our dynamic presentations will engage students and

encourage “I Wonder Why” questioning, while supporting your classroom learning objectives.

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Just Zoo It Mini Grant

The 2020 mini-grant program is sponsored by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives- Your local REMC’s. This opportunity is available for 1st or 2nd grade classrooms in the following counties/school districts: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2020. Click here to access the application. Applications can be submitted by email to, by fax to 260-427-6820, or mailed to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Attn: Just Zoo It, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808. Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than January 31. All award information will be sent via email by March 31, 2020.

If you have any questions, please call Susie Bailey at 260-427-6808, or email

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