FREE Workshop for Middle School Teachers on 3/5/16

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Teachers of grades 4-8 can earn professional development credits and learn how to use the Zoo as a resource for dynamic and memorable STEM activities. This workshop on March 5th is free AND includes a return trip to the Zoo for your students! Click here for more information.

February Nature Play Days

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Nature play starts at your Zoo! Join us on February 7th, 21st, and 28th for Nature Play Sundays at the Zoo! From 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. each of these days we’ll have a free-play area set up near our Conservation Learning Center for kids to dig, build, splash, and more! Sand pits, water tables, building blocks,… read more

Rodeo Camp 2016 – Sign up now!

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Looking for an adventure for your child during Rodeo break? The Zoo offers a two-day camp for kids in grades K-5 who are lucky enough to have a couple of days off school on Thursday and Friday, February 25 and 26. We won’t lasso or ride animals at OUR Rodeo, but we will enjoy two action-packed… read more

Zoo Receives TEP/Unisource Grant

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Reid Park Zoo loves students – so we are thrilled to have recently received an award from TEP/Unisource’s Grants That Make a Difference to help expand our Zoo To You Outreach Program for Pima County schools! The Zoo’s education program helps teachers create powerful science learning experiences for students, either with guided programs the Zoo or… read more

November Nature Play Sundays

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Join us during the month of November for Nature Play Sundays at the Zoo! From 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. each Sunday in November we’ll have a free-play area set up near our Conservation Learning Center for kids to dig, build, splash, and more! Sand pits, water tables, building blocks, and tools will be provided–kids just need… read more

Congratulations 2015 Teen Volunteers!

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Congratulations to our newest group of Teen Volunteers, who graduated from their training class last month. These youths join a vibrant group of seasoned Zoo Teens who conduct face painting, craft, and information stations around the Zoo, enhancing our guests’ experience while educating them about important wildlife and conservation issues. This is no summer job; the Teens commit to volunteering their… read more

Zoo Summer Camp 2015

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Most of our summer camp sessions are sold out, but we still have space in some of the sessions for kids entering grades 5 and 6 in the fall. See what’s available on our camp page, and if you want to be put on the wait list for a session that’s full, just give us a call at… read more

FREE Workshops for Teachers

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Are you a Tucson teacher looking to make classroom concepts memorable and fun? The Zoo is offering 1-day workshops this fall to introduce teachers to the Zoo as a resource for science, math, language arts, and more! Early Education Teachers (Pre-K – 3rd grade): Saturday, November 7 Middle School Teachers (4th – 8th grade): Tuesday, October… read more

Rodeo Camp 2015 – Sign up now!

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Looking for an adventure for your child during Rodeo break? The Zoo offers a two-day camp for kids in grades K-5 who are lucky enough to have a couple days off school on Thursday and Friday, February 26 and 27. We won’t lasso or ride animals at OUR Rodeo, but we will enjoy two action-packed days… read more

FREE Teacher Workshop (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)

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The Zoo’s Education Department will be facilitating a FREE 12-hour Teacher Workshop on Sat. Sept 13th (8am-4pm) AND Sun. Sept. 14th (Noon-4pm). This workshop showcases successful activities you can bring back to your classroom, and offers unique opportunities to connect with live animals at the Zoo. Excitement about animals inspires kids to learn, so the… read more