Camps, classes and sleepovers, oh my!
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Friends of the National Zoo offers educational programming for people of all ages through camps, classes, overnights, school programs and lectures. Undergraduate, graduate and professional training are offered through the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation.

Winter Preschool Classes

Little girl explores sea lion skull

Warm up this winter at the Smithsonian's National Zoo! New Nature Cubs series start Jan. 8!

Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation

aerial view of SCBI campus

The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation offers a range of compelling residential, hands-on, interdisciplinary programs in conservation biology for undergraduate students, graduate students and professionals.

Plan a Fieldtrip

lemur tree frog

Is your class or group planning a trip to the Zoo? Check out these activities to enhance the experience. What are you waiting for? Hop to it!