Home School Programs

FREE Field Trips for Maryland Students

Maryland home school families are eligible to register for a field trip through the Free Admission for Maryland Students program.  Registration and a minimum of two-weeks’ notice is required to participate.  Documentation of home school status (e.g., an umbrella card, a recent home school review, a letter from the school system) is required at time of registration.  Click here to register for your field trip.


Home School Classes

Home school classes at the zoo are intended to provide educational enrichment to home school children ages 5-8.  These classes are for the students only, home school teachers are asked to wait outside the classroom or explore the zoo at their leisure.

Cheetah Cub Session (Ages 5-8)

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Focus: Home Sweet Home

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Location: Meeting Barn in the Zoo’s Farmyard

Fee: $15 for individual sessions or entire series for $75. Pre-registration is required.


Dates              Program Topics

9/30/2015

What Is a Habitat?

10/14/2015

Backyard Biologists (Maryland Habitats)

10/28/2015

Where’s the Rain? (Deserts & Savannahs)

11/11/2015

There’s the Rain! (Rainforests)

11/25/2015

Urban Explorers

12/9/2015

Arctic Adventures

 

Click here to download the Cheetah Cub 2015 Registration Form


Lion’s Pride Session (Ages 9–12)

 

Focus: Inspired by Nature

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Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: Meeting Barn in the Zoo’s Farmyard

Fee: Entire series is $75. Pre-registration is required.


Dates              Program Topics

 9/30/2015

Animal Enrichment, Part I

 10/14/2015

Animal Enrichment, Part II

 10/28/2015

Exhibit Design, Part I

 11/11/2015

Exhibit Design, Part II

 11/25/2015

Biomimicry, Part I

 12/9/2015

Biomimicry, Part II

 


For more information about Maryland Zoo Home School programs, please contact:

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Education Department
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD 21217
p. 443-552-5300 f. 443-320-9034