Pittsburgh Zoo - Learn

Zipline delayed opening on Saturday, August 18

Please note that the Zipline will have a delayed opening on Saturday, August 18 and will open at 1:30 p.m., weather permitting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Learn with the Zoo

Explore all of the ways that you or your group can learn about the natural world.

From toddlers to college students, field trips to outreach visits, fun programs to teacher workshops, there is a class or program for everyone. Learn about the animals in our natural world through engaging learning opportunities.
Making a reservation at least 3 weeks prior to your desired visit is recommended.

School Groups

Bring your school or homeschooling group on a field trip to the Zoo, plan an adventure with a group from a college or university, or earn new badges with your Scout troop through a Scout Workshop.

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Zoomobile Outreach

The Zoomobile program offers school groups, adult and senior groups, youth groups, summer camps, and community events the opportunity to meet Zoo animals without leaving their school or location.

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Teen Programs

Teen programs, for grades 6 - 12, offer exciting ways for kids to get involved and learn about animals, conservation biology, and zoo careers.

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Scout Workshops

Schedule a workshop for your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop as a learning opportunity to earn new badges or complete achievements.

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Zoo Camp

Choose a week long, age-appropriate adventure for ages 4 through 13. Each age group has a different theme!

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Classes & Programs

We invite you to join the Wildlife Academy and explore a world of wildlife and wonder with classes for all ages, from infants to adults. Discover our upcoming classes and register today!

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PPG Kids Page

Bring some of the Zoo to your home with free printable coloring sheets or draw-an-animal activities.