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ONSITE ZooVenture Classes for Ages 5-8

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 and Dates – 2020 – 2021 ZOOventure Classes and Family Workshops Brochure


September 8 or 10, 2020:  Fabulous Felines

So you think all wild cats are big? Get ready to discover how powerful small cats can be!

October 13 or 15, 2020:  Sssslithering Snakes

Let’ssss find out if these legless creatures are really as scary as their reputation sayssss.

November 10 or 12, 2020:  Out Back Safari

There’s a whole big world right outside waiting for you to explore! Discover the wild side of wildlife right here in Florida as we travel out our back door.

December 8 or 10, 2020:  Nocturnal Navigators

Wow, it’s dark out there! While focusing on the five senses, students will learn just what goes bump…chirp…squeak…grrr in the night.

January 12 or 14, 2021:  Chain Reaction

What links cheetahs, otters, and great horned owls? Follow the food chain to discover who eats what in an ecosystem.

February 9 or 11, 2021:  Adventures in Science

Biology, zoology, ecology, so many ‘ologies! Find out what it’s like to be a scientist and what each of the natural scientists study.

March 9 or 11, 2021:  How to Hide a Crocodile

Discover how animals “disappear” in the wild. Learn how they use their camouflage skills to hunt and hide.

April 13 or 15, 2021:  That’s My Baby!

Are all mommies and daddies the same? Let’s see how animal parents care for their young, or not care about them at all!

May 11 or 13, 2021:  Take Flight

Experience the world from a bird’s-eye view. On the ground or in the air, what does it take to be a bird?


 COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • Temperature check and health screening prior to entry into the classroom.
  • All participants will be required to wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth.
  • Class size is limited to 15 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.


Call: 407.323.4450 ext. 123

Email: education@centralfloridazoo.org






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