Can you run like a cheetah? Can you camouflage yourself better than a mammal? Can you see better than an owl? Answer these questions and more when we compete and compare themselves to some amazingly talented animals. Together we will work to explore the unique skills animals have to survive where they live and learn about some amazing animal adaptations!


  • 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