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ZooVenture Classes Ages 9-13

The Wildest Classroom in Central Florida

Homeschool families can experience a wide variety of interactive programs at the Zoo, where the classroom comes to life! Up-close animal encounters, games, crafts, and activities are all part of this exciting learning environment. Offered September through May, program descriptions and dates are listed below.


Program Descriptions – 2021 – 2022 ZOOventure Classes and Family Workshops Brochure


September 14 or 16, 2021:  Ultimate Sky Hunters

Raptors rule the sky looking for prey day and night. Powerful hunters and expert flyers, meet some of these incredible birds up close.

October 12 or 14, 2021:  Natures X-Men: Animal Mutations

What strange and unusual adaptations are lurking in the animal kingdom? We’ll seek out different types of animal mutations that can be used to hunt, hide and survive.

November 9 or 11, 2021:  Primates of the Forest

From forests to rainforests, we’ll track primates around the world. Research and discovery will show us how we can help these incredible animals.

December 7 or 9, 2021:  Island Seekers

It’s time to set sail in search of far-off and mysterious islands where strange and unusual animals roam the forests and walk the beaches.

January 11 or 13, 2022:  Fabulous Felines

Amazing and beautiful, felines roam the earth with grace and strength. We’ll explore their unique adaptations and diversity.

February 8 or 10, 2022:  Skull Skills

Take a fascinating look at skulls and other bones and learn what they can teach us about the animals they come from.

March 8 or 10, 2022:  Buggin’ Out

Explore the world of the mighty insect to discover how powerful these tiny giants can be.

April 12 or 14, 2022:  Biodiversity Hotspot

What does it mean to be a global biodiversity hotspot? How can we help endemic species survive? Let’s find the answers!

May 10 or 12, 2022:  Rainforest Wonders

Through interactive activities, amazing biofacts, and live animals, students will be transported to the rainforests of the world.


 COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • All participants will be required to wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth.
  • Class size is limited to 18 students, two instructors.
  • Social distancing measures will be in place during all activities.
  • Participants will have regularly scheduled hand washing breaks and hand sanitizer will be available in all activity spaces.

Time:  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Annual Pass Holders:  $15.00/per child

Non-Pass Holders:  $18.00/per child

Program Registration

Students must be registered for the appropriate age group. Registration is required at least one week in advance. Class size is limited. Classes are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of students is not met one week prior to the program date. Refunds will not be provided for self-initiated cancellation once registration and payment have been processed.

For more information or questions

Call: 407.323.4450 ext. 123

Email: education@centralfloridazoo.org






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