Based on the most recent directive from Governor Hogan, we will be temporarily closing the Zoo through Monday, March 30th. All programs and events will be postponed or canceled, depending on the ability to reschedule in the future. We will contact attendees concerning tickets and rescheduling. For questions, please contact

Weigh, measure and prepare sample meals for animals in this hands-on class. Together we’ll learn about some of the foods our animals at the Zoo love and how they are adapted to eat different meals.

*Participating Science Explorers must be 8-14 years old.


  • Member: $7
  • Non-member: $11 (Does not include Zoo admission)

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:

  • Junior Science Explorer 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