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Take a walk on the WILD side and invite the Fort Wayne Children’s 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


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

ZSI:  Zoo Scientific Inquiry

In our cumulative, multi-grade science program, students will explore the natural world with hands-on projects and animal encounters, all while meeting academic science standards.

Program Length:

3rd Grade- 1 hour per week for 4 weeks

4th Grade- 1 hour per week for 4 weeks

5th Grade- 1 hour per week for 6 weeks

Grade Level: 3rd-5th Grade

Your School May Qualify for a FREE Program

Thanks to generous sponsors and funders, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is pleased to offer these free programs to schools in our region. Click here to see if your school qualifies.

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