Celebrate the start of a new school year at the Zoo! We’re hosting a Back-to-School Mascot Day on September 16th. Learn all about the local schools and colleges, hang out with the mascots, participate in educational activities throughout the Zoo, and meet some animals! This event is FREE with Zoo admission or membership.

What to Expect

  • Informational booths from local schools and colleges
  • Meet & greet and photo ops with mascots
  • Educational activities throughout the Zoo
  • Keeper chats and animal ambassadors


  • Capitol Technology University
  • Cardinal Shehan School
  • Coppin State University
  • Friends School Baltimore
  • Loyola Blakefield
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • Maryvale
  • McDonogh School
  • Mother Mary Lange Catholic School
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
  • Sacred Heart School
  • St. Casimir School
  • St. Joseph School, Cockeysville
  • St. Mark School
  • St. Michael St. Clement School
  • St Paul’s
  • Towson University

Questions? Please reach out to our events team at events@marylandzoo.org.