We will contact attendees concerning tickets and rescheduling. For questions, please contact

Have you heard that bats are blind, porcupines can shoot their quills or owls can turn their heads completely around? But are these true? Help us investigate as we put these myths and more to the test.

Activities are developed for children between the ages of 2-12 although all ages are welcome to attend as these programs are designed for the whole family.


  • Member: $7 per participant
  • Non-member: $11 per participant (Does not include Zoo admission)
  • Children (under age 2): FREE

Please note: Participating children must have an adult chaperone registered for the program with at least one adult for every three children who attend. All participants, including those under the age of 2 years, must be registered for the program.

Zoo members, to receive your ticket discount you must first register on the Zoo’s online store. Click below to register. Once you do, you’ll automatically receive your discounts at checkout.


Did you know that Zoo members save on tickets? To learn more about becoming a member of The Maryland Zoo, click here!

Cancellation Policy:

  • Family EdVenture Programs are held rain or shine. The Zoo has the right to cancel a program for any reason. Participants will be notified the morning of the program as to whether or not the program will continue. In the event that the Zoo cancels your program, a full refund will be issued.

Questions? Contact our education team by phone at 443.552.5300 or email