Ages 2 & 3

Introduce your child to a world of wildlife and wonder through exciting programs designed just for toddlers. Two-year-olds and three-year-olds will meet live animals as part of engaging lessons that teach about nature through songs and stories. Students will also create wildlife-themed crafts as keepsakes from their adventures. Please refer to our complete 2015 Winter/Spring Wildlife Academy Brochure for all of our upcoming courses and offerings. Please check back periodically, as new classes and programs will become available throughout the year.
  • 2015 Animal Adventures Summer Day Camp
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      The wildest camp in town is back. Join us for another summer of fun!

      Animal Adventures Summer Day Camp will be offered weekly from June 1 through August 10.  Half-day and full-day sessions for ages 4-13 will be available as well as Extended Care during most camp weeks.  Our littlest campers can choose from a variety of Cub Club (age 2), Zoo Tots (age 3) and Stoy Time at the Zoo (infant - age 3) programs.  Members will find Zoo Camp informationin their February-March Zoo Insider, delivered in January.  

      Online registration will be available soon. Please register carefully as we cannot offer refunds for overpayment. Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. You are recognized as a member by your email address, not your member number.  Member discounts will not be shown until you click "Add to Cart". There is no discount code for this program. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out. There is a $3 per session convenience fee added to each registration.


  • Wildlife Academy Cub Club - Age 2
    • All Classes for a Child with an Adult
      Length of class: 45 minutes
      Fee includes one child and one adult. Fee also includes Zoo admission. For each additional child of the same age or adult, add $8 per person.

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.



      The Mittenblack bear 2

      Focus:  Animals from the popular children's book
      Fee:  Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
           Thursday, February 5     10 am
           Friday, February 6     10am
           Saturday, February 7     10am
           Saturday, February 7       1pm
           Sunday, February 8     10am

        register  

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

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      Focus:  Animal bedtimes
      Fee:  Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
           Thursday, March 5     10am
           Friday, March 6     10am
           Saturday, March 7     10am
           Saturday, March 7      1pm
           Sunday, March 8     10am
           Sunday, March 8      1pm

      register

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

      Color ZooPoison_Dart_Frog_3

      Focus:  Color recognition
      Fee:  Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
           Saturday, March 28     10am
           Saturday, March 28       1pm
           Sunday, March 29     10am
           Sunday, March 29       1pm
           Monday, March 30     10am
           Tuesday, March 31    10am

      register

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

  • Wildlife Academy Zoo Tots - Age 3
    • All Classes for a Child with an Adult
      Length of class: 1 hour
      Fee includes one child and one adult. Fee also includes Zoo admission. For each additional child of the same age or adult, add $8 per person.


      Animal AlphabetAmerican_alligator_2

      Focus:  Letter recognition
      Fee:  Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
           Thursday, February 12     10am
           Friday, February 13     10am
           Saturday, February 14     10am - Full
           Saturday, February 14       1pm
           Sunday, February 15     10am
          

      register

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

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      Focus:  Bears
      Fee:  Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
           Thursday, March 12     10am
           Friday, March 13     10am
           Saturday, March 14     10am
           Saturday, March 14       1pm
           Sunday, March 15     10am
           Sunday, March 15      1pm

      register

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

      Splish Splashpear ray (2)

      Focus:  Aquatic animals
      Fee:  Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
           Thursday, April 9     10am
           Friday, April 10     10am
           Saturday, April 11     10am
           Saturday, April 11       1pm
           Sunday, April 12     10am
           Sunday, April 12       1pm

      register

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

  • Field Trips
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      The Zoo offers a wide variety of options for your group's field trip. With tailored options for all age groups, your school, organization, or recreational group can plan an exciting experience for your Zoo outing.

      Please review the following brochures for complete program offerings:

      Preschool Learning Adventures

      When you are ready to schedule a Learning Adventures field trip program, please refer to the field trip PDF for all the information you need about our class offerings, policies, admission, lunches, souvenirs, and overnight trips, and complete the Field Trip Reservations Form found on page 9 or 10 of the document.

      Please contact the Education Reservations department at 412-365-2528 or learn@pittsburghzoo.org with any questions.

      Sorry, online registration is not available for Learning Adventure Programs.