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VISITORS: Please note that the Zoo will close early to pedestrians and vehicular traffic on Oct. 20, 21 and 22 in preparation for Boo at the Zoo. Please visit the hours page for full details.

Education

Camps, classes and sleepovers, oh my!
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Education

Education

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.

Fall Preschool Classes

Little girl explores sea lion skull

Fall preschool classes are open for registration! New Nature Cubs series start November 6th!

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!