Schools, Groups & Daycares

Connect with wildlife through a visit to the Zoo. All kinds of groups, including schools, independent organizations, special needs, and Scouts, can find experiences that will fit their needs. Find your group's category below, or contact the Education department at 412-365-2528 or learn@pittsburghzoo.org for more information.
  • Field Trips
    • field trip 1The Zoo offers a wide variety of options for your group's field trip. With tailored options for age groups all the way up to the college level, your school, organization, or recreational group can plan an exciting experience. Please peruse the complete field trip PDF for all the information you need about classes, policies, admission, lunches, souvenirs, and overnight trips, along with all the forms you will need to schedule your trip.
  • Special Needs
    • rpdoorThe Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is proud to offer free admission to special needs organizations. Please download the field trip PDF for information about your group's visit along with all of the forms you will need to schedule your trip. Special needs group information begins on page 4 of the PDF.
  • Scout Programs
    • icegirlWe are proud to offer programs for many Scout groups, including brand-new programs for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts for girls, and programs for Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos, and Boy Scouts for boys. Please read over the Scout PDF for information about all of the options available for Scouts. For information about Scout overnights, please visit our overnights page.