2 @ the Zoo

Use Potter Park Zoo as your classroom with two full days of field study remembered for a lifetime! This unique program allows all levels of learners to participate in a mini-version of the week-long discovery and exploration program, BIG Zoo Lesson.

What We Offer

2 @ the Zoo is perfect for teachers, other educators, and scout troops who want to spend two fun-filled days learning and participating in scientific explorations with real-life applications. The program’s custom designed, cross-curricular lessons are correlated to match state standards. 2 @ the Zoo includes:

  • 2 full days in the zoo classrooms
  • 2 expert led tours or encounters
  • Use of zoo artifacts and education materials
  • Pre-visit classroom orientation with live animal guest
  • Pre-visit planning orientation with teachers and zoo staff
  • FREE zoo admittance and parking for adult chaperones

Fees and registration

The cost for participating in 2 @ the Zoo is $20 per student. To register your class or troop, please contact Jeff Wood, Zoo Education Consultant, at 517-342-2713.