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Kids & Families

The Birmingham Zoo is a great place for a family outing! With the many outdoor learning opportunities, the Zoo makes a great place to have fun while connecting to the natural world and learning as a whole family.  Our fun daytime and evening family programs are a great way to learn more about the animals, conservation and much more!

 

Zoo Camp

ZOO CAMP INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

2019 PLANNING GUIDE

*Summer Camp registration opens for Birmingham Zoo MEMBERS on February 16, 2019 and for NON-MEMBERS February 18, 2019


 

Family Programs

Looking for something special to do as a family? Introducing Wee-ones on Wednesdays – a free program for you and your child.

FAMILY PROGRAMS INFORMATION


 

 

Preschool at the Zoo

Please join us for classes specially geared toward children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.

Spring classes are open! 

PRESCHOOL INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

 


 

Super Science Saturdays 

SUPER SCIENCE SATURDAYS INFORMATION

 


 

 

Nightlife Programs

Would you like to experience the Birmingham Zoo at night? The Birmingham Zoo offers three exciting nightlife programs:

ZooSnoozes: This overnight program invites groups to experience the Birmingham Zoo’s nightlife. ZooSnoozes begin at 7:00pm and conclude the next morning at 7:00am.

Twilight Tours: This program offers an intriguing exploration of the Birmingham Zoo’s nightlife. Twilight Tours include all the excitement of a ZooSnooze without the overnight stay. Twilight Tours begin at 7:00pm and conclude around 10:00pm.

NIGHTLIFE PROGRAMS REGISTRATION


 

ZooKeeper for a Day

Spend the day shadowing and working with a Birmingham Zoo ZooKeeper!

ZooKeeper for a Day is designed for children ages 8 to 14. Participants will experience the daily life of one of the Children’s Zoo’s ZooKeepers. Register online to view availability and reserve your space.

ZOOKEEPER FOR A DAY INFORMATION