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Home School Program

The education department is currently working on the curriculum for this years Home School programs. Please bring ideas or comments to the first meeting or contact Cassie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Home School Academy:  

  • Come explore the world with us. The zoo does homeschool a wild way. Students will interact with games, hands on activities, and conduct experiments while utilizing the scientific method exploring the monthly themes.

Come join us on Wednesday  from 1:00 to 2:30 in the classroom.

-February 25th  Birds  -     We've got lots of mammals here at the Zoo! Come compare and contrast different members of this Class of Animalias!


-March 25th  Mammals


Members recieve 20% off program price. 

Be sure to call Guest Services at 315.782.6180 or stop in to the front desk to register. Pre-payment is encouraged. 


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