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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

Zoomobile 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.

See our new Zoomobile Programs

Just Zoo It Mini Grant

The 2021 mini-grant program, sponsored by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives- Your local REMC’s, is limited to:

  • Indiana schools located in a local REMC service territory. This includes Adams, Allen (Northwest, Southwest, or East Allen County district areas), DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley.
  • Ohio schools located within Antwerp Local and Wayne Trace Local district boundaries

This opportunity is available for 1st or 2nd grade classrooms in public or private schools.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2021. 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 June 1, 2021.

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

All award information will be sent via email by Dec. 1, 2021

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