Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Home School Safari

Ages: 5-12 yearsHome School 1
Length: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Dates: 1st Friday – September-April (2nd Friday in January)
Cost: Zoo Members: $18, Non-members: $26

Explore the world’s habitats at the Zoo! Each month, students will learn about a different habitat and about the plants and animals that call them home. Monthly classes will frequently include touring the zoo, visiting with animal ambassadors, interactive activities & crafts!

Classes run from 1:30-4 pm on the first Friday of each month (second Friday in January). Children are divided up into 3 age groups: 5-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years.

Registration and pre-payment are required.


Monthly Themes

  • September: Wetlands
  • October: Forests & Woodlands
  • November: Deserts
  • December: Open Ocean
  • January: Tropical Rain Forests
  • February: Tundra
  • March: Coastal Regions
  • April: Grasslands

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COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions

Out of an abundance of caution, to keep our guests, animals and staff healthy, we are implementing several precautions and restrictions for our education programs. Please note, these precautions are constantly changing. When you register for a program with Blank Park Zoo, you agree to follow our precautions and restrictions as they continue to change.

Click here to read Blank Park Zoo’s COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions for Education Programming


Registration & Cancellations

All sales are final. If you are unable to attend a class, you can transfer to an open in person class or virtual class. No refunds will be offered unless classes are cancelled by the Zoo.

For more information, help registering please call the Education office at 515-974-2550 or email education@blankparkzoo.org.

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