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Join us online!
These 5 day long camps encourage the development of important skills, values, and knowledge, all done through virtual video conferencing live at the Zoo! Virtual Camp offers an online experience with a knowledgable Zoo Educator delivering age appropriate online activities, close encounters with animals, and Zoo hikes.

Please Note: You need an internet connection and a device (computer, smartphone or tablet) to access the online platform. You will receive a link to the online classroom 24 hours prior to the program you've registered for. Programs are live and occur at preschedule dates. The Zoo will not provide technical support before or during the program.

4-K: Bringing Up Baby
Regular Price: $64.00
Member Price: $53.00
Do other animals live in families like humans?  Are all babies raised by their moms?  During this camp, we'll experience up close animal encounters, make crafts, and of course, virtually hike around the Zoo to learn about why it can take a mom, a dad, a pack, or no one at all to raise a baby animal.

This camp is for 4 year olds and children entering kindergarten in the fall.

1st & 2nd Grade: Animal Chatter
Regular Price: $135.00
Member Price: $120.00
Why is that lion roaring  What is that bird chirping about?  This camp will explore animals and how they "talk" to each other.  Join us for a fun-filled week, where campers will discover what animals are communicating through smell (gross), facial expressions, and sound.

This camp is for children entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall.

3rd-5th Grade: ZSI: Zoo Scene Investigation
Regular Price: $135.00
Member Price: $120.00

Footprints...teeth marks...broken branches...and scat???  What can these clues tell us about the biology of wildlife and the events that occurred at the scene?  Discover ways to study the evidence that animals leave behing as well as learn about ways that Zoo professionals are using science to help conserve wildlife.

This camp is for children entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall.

6th-8th Grade: Operation Conservation
Regular Price: $135.00
Member Price: $120.00

This program will explore the ins and outs of wildlife conservation.  Through behind-the-scenes tours, animal encounters, hikes, and other activities, we'll learn about real-life conservation research taking place at the Zoo, some of the tools researchers use to keep track of wild populations of species, and what we can do to help the wildife in our own backyard.

This camp is for children entering the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall.

We will email you 24 hours prior to the first date of your program with a link to your online classroom. Please check your email prior to your program for details.

Support Low Income Students Visiting The Zoo
Other Amount: $
Donate today and support low income students visiting the zoo.

The Living Classroom Education Access Fund began in 2012. Since that time the fund has brought 60,000 low-income children and their teachers to the Zoo for a free, fun, standards-aligned daytime or overnight field trip.You can give EVERY child the opportunity to be inspired by wildlife everyday and enjoy the essential Cincinnatian experince of visiting this top zoo.

An entire grade of young people can visit the zoo for $1000.00
Provide a zoo experience to a bus full of students for $500.00
Send an entire classroom to the Zoo for $250.00
Any donation amount could help! Please donate today.

Learn more about the Living Classroom Education Fund here- http://cincinnatizoo.org/lceaf/

Zoo Education Programs make a perfect gift. You can even redeem your Education Gift Certificate online! When making a purchase online with an Education Gift Certificate select the Gift Certificate option in the payment screen and enter the barcode number.

$10.00 Education Gift Certificate
Price: $10.00
Gift Certificates only redeemable for Zoo Education Programs.

$50.00 Education Gift Certificate
Price: $50.00
Gift Certificates only redeemable for Zoo Education Programs.

$100.00 Education Gift Certificate
Price: $100.00
Gift Certificates only redeemable for Zoo Education Programs.

$225.00 Education Gift Certificate
Price: $225.00
Gift Certificates only redeemable for Zoo Education Programs.