Ages 2 & 3

Introduce your child to a world of wildlife and wonder through exciting programs designed just for toddlers. Two-year-olds and three-year-olds will meet live animals as part of engaging lessons that teach about nature through songs and stories. Students will also create wildlife-themed crafts as keepsakes from their adventures. Please refer to our complete Fall/Winter 2014 Wildlife Academy Brochure for all of our upcoming courses and offerings. Please check back periodically, as new classes and programs will become available throughout the year.
  • Storytime at the Zoo - Ages Infant-5
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      Storytime at the Zoo
      Fee per class: Members $5/person, Non-members $10/person
      Class length: 30 minutes
      Date:
           Monday, December 1
           Monday, January 5

      This exciting class series is a great way for your child to meet new friends and experience the natural world through story time. Held on the first Monday of each month, these 30 minute classes provide a gentle introduction to zoo animals.

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

  • Wildlife Academy Cub Club - Age 2
    • All Classes for a Child with an Adult
      Length of class: 45 minutes
      Fee includes one child and one adult. Fee also includes Zoo admission. For each additional child of the same age or adult, add $8 per person.

      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.


      Forest Friendsbeaver

      Focus: Backyard Animals
      Fee: Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
            Wednesday, December 3    10 am
            Thursday, December 4     10 am
            Friday, December 5       10 am
            Saturday, December 6     10 am
            Saturday, December 6      1 pm
            Sunday, December 7       10 am
           

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

      Legs, Legs, Legsmexican_red_kneed_tarantula

      Focus: Counting
      Fee: Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
            Wednesday, January 7    10 am
            Thursday, January 8     10 am
            Friday, January 9       10 am
            Saturday, January 10    10 am
            Saturday, January 10     1 pm
            Sunday, January 11      10 am
            Sunday, January 11       1 pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

      The Mittenblack bear 2

      Focus:  Animals from the popular children's book
      Fee:  Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
           Thursday, February 5     10 am
           Friday, February 6     10am
           Saturday, February 7     10am
           Saturday, February 7       1pm
           Sunday, February 8     10am
           Sunday, February 8       1pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

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      Focus:  Animal bedtimes
      Fee:  Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
           Thursday, March 5     10am
           Friday, March 6     10am
           Saturday, March 7     10am
           Saturday, March 7      1pm
           Sunday, March 8     10am
           Sunday, March 8      1pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

      Color ZooPoison_Dart_Frog_3

      Focus:  Color recognition
      Fee:  Members $13, Non-members $19
      Date:
           Saturday, March 28     10am
           Saturday, March 28       1pm
           Sunday, March 29     10am
           Sunday, March 29       1pm
           Monday, March 30     10am
           Tuesday, March 31    10am

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

  • Wildlife Academy Zoo Tots - Age 3
    • All Classes for a Child with an Adult
      Length of class: 1 hour
      Fee includes one child and one adult. Fee also includes Zoo admission. For each additional child of the same age or adult, add $8 per person.


      Trekking Through the Tropics kinkajou2 w/kids

      Focus: Tropical Rainforest
      Fee: Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
            Wednesday, December 10    10 am
            Thursday, December 11     10 am
            Friday, December 12       10 am
            Saturday, December 13     10 am
            Saturday, December 13      1 pm
            Sunday, December 14       10 am
            Sunday, December 14        1 pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

      Spots, Stripes, Whiskers, & Tails Haylee Fennec Fox

      Focus: Big Cats
      Fee: Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
            Wednesday, January 14    10 am
            Thursday, January 15     10 am
            Friday, January 16       10 am
            Saturday, January 17     10 am
            Saturday, January 17      1 pm
            Sunday, January 18       10 am
            Sunday, January 18        1 pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

      Animal AlphabetAmerican_alligator_2

      Focus:  Letter recognition
      Fee:  Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
           Thursday, February 12     10am
           Friday, February 13     10am
           Saturday, February 14     10am
           Saturday, February 14       1pm
           Sunday, February 15     10am
           Sunday, February 15       1pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

      Teddy Bear Picnicpolar bear2

      Focus:  Bears
      Fee:  Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
           Thursday, March 12     10am
           Friday, March 13     10am
           Saturday, March 14     10am
           Saturday, March 14       1pm
           Sunday, March 15     10am
           Sunday, March 15      1pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

       

      Splish Splashpear ray (2)

      Focus:  Aquatic animals
      Fee:  Members $16, Non-members $22
      Date:
           Thursday, April 9     10am
           Friday, April 10     10am
           Saturday, April 11     10am
           Saturday, April 11       1pm
           Sunday, April 12     10am
           Sunday, April 12       1pm

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      Please note, if you are a member, you must sign in using the tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page after you click the "register online" button in order to receive your member discount. Please confirm that the member discount is shown in your cart before you enter credit card information and check out.

  • Field Trips
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      The Zoo offers a wide variety of options for your group's field trip. With tailored options for all age groups, your school, organization, or recreational group can plan an exciting experience for your Zoo outing.

      Please review the following brochures for complete program offerings:

      Preschool Learning Adventures

      When you are ready to schedule a Learning Adventures field trip program, please refer to the field trip PDF for all the information you need about our class offerings, policies, admission, lunches, souvenirs, and overnight trips, and complete the Field Trip Reservations Form found on page 9 or 10 of the document.

      Please contact the Education Reservations department at 412-365-2528 or learn@pittsburghzoo.org with any questions.

      Sorry, online registration is not available for Learning Adventure Programs.