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VIRTUAL ZooVenture Classes for Ages 9-13

The Wildest Virtual Classroom in Central Florida

This academic year, the Zoo is offering Virtual ZOOventure Classes in addition to our onsite programs. Up-close animal encounters, games, crafts, and activities are all part of this exciting virtual learning environment. Activities will use materials typically found in the home and caregivers will receive a materials list one week in advance of the program. Offered September through May, program descriptions and dates are listed below. Registration is required one week in advance. Children from the same household must be registered individually to participate. Programs will be facilitated as whole group sessions in Zoom.


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


September 17, 2020:  Fun with Taxonomy

Have fun and explore the cool side of animal science with an up-close look at animal classification.

October 22, 2020:  Nature’s 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 19, 2020:  Invincible Invertebrates

Explore the world of the mighty insect and learn how powerful these tiny giants can be.

December 17, 2020:  Passport to Adventure

Discover amazing animals from both near and far as we go on safari exploring old and new world continents and the animals that live there.

January 21, 2021:  Winter Wildlife Wonders

Brrr…It’s cold out there! How do animals survive and thrive in the cold winter weather?

February 18, 2021:  Skull Skills

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

March 18, 2021:  Zoo Animal Enrichment

Discover how Zoo Keepers make every day a busy day for animals in the Zoo.

April 22, 2021:  Animal Architects

Animal homes range from simple to extreme. From honeycombs to bird nests, tunnels to treetops, let’s explore and discover some incredible animal architecture.

May 20, 2021:  X-treme Reptiles

Class Reptilia: Crocodilians, lizards, snakes, turtles, tuatara…tuatara? This extreme adventure will take students deep into the realm of reptiles.

Time:  1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Annual Pass Holders:  $10.00/per child

Non-Pass Holders:  $12.00/per child

Program Registration

  • Children must be registered in their corresponding age group.
  • Children in the same household must be registered individually to participate.
  • Facilitated whole group sessions in Zoom.
  • Parents will be emailed a program itinerary and materials list one week prior to the program.

Registration is required at least one week in advance. Program 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 cancellations once registration and payment have been processed.


Call: 407.323.4450 ext. 123

Email: education@centralfloridazoo.org




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