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.
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 Classroom Programs
ZSI: Zoo Scientific Inquiry
In our intensive 9-week program, students build terrariums, care for live animals, and learn to gather and interpret data using the scientific method.
Program length: One hour per week for 9 weeks
Grade Level: Grade 4
Our friendly zoo animals are always a hit during this casual “meet and greet.”
Program length: 60 minutes
Price: $50 per animal, up to 3 animals
Just Zoo It Mini-Grant Applications
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, Stueben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitely.
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2020. To apply, fill out the application. Applications can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 Jan. 31)
Award Information: All award information will be sent via email by March 31, 2020.