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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!

 

 

Learning Pods at the Zoo

LEARNING PODS INFORMATION

 


 

Virtual Birthday Greeting

VIRTUAL BIRTHDAY GREETING INFORMATION

 


Zoo Camp

ZOO CAMP INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

 

 

 


Preschool at the Zoo

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

PRESCHOOL INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

 

 


 

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.

 


 

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

 

Night Keeper Experience

This 4 day hands-on class explores all aspects of caring for animals at the Birmingham Zoo and gives participants the opportunity to learn directly from our Night Keepers.

Participants will help keepers feed evening diets, participate in training sessions, create enrichment items for our animals, explore what it takes to create animal habitats that promote the health and welfare for our residents – and much more!

NIGHT KEEPER EXPERIENCE INFO