Visit the Zoo for a field trip!

Thank you for your interest in the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore’s free summer field trip opportunity for daycares and Head Starts. If you are eligible for this grant-funded program, please fill out the form below and a member of our staff will be in touch to schedule your group. Please note that priority is given to programs that participate in the Maryland Childcare Scholarship Program.

This free field trip opportunity is available seven days a week, June 18th – August 25th. The grant is limited and slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Your First Name
    Your Last Name
    What field trip date are you requesting?
    First Choice
    Second Choice
    Third Choice

    Please indicate your top three choices for the time your group would like to enter the Zoo.

    Head Start/Daycare Information
    Site Name
    Street Address
    Zip Code

    Is your site a Head Start or daycare?

    Please enter your daycare license number (Required for grant-funding purposes)
    Daycare License Number*

    Does your daycare accept Maryland Childcare Scholarships?

    Tell us about your group!
    Number of children under 2
    Number of children age 2-5
    Number of children age 6-11
    Number of children age 12-17

    Please note: This grant-funded free summer field trip program for Maryland daycares and Head Starts covers the admission for the children in the daycare/Head Start program. The Zoo requires chaperones in the ratio of one adult for every 8 children. These required chaperones are also admitted free. All other adults visiting with the group may receive a discounted group rate of $17 per person. All applicable fees are due at the time of entry. With your confirmation, you will receive an estimate of fees that will be due based on the number of adults you indicate here:

    Number of adults (18+) visiting with the group

    Who will be the contact person on the day of your visit (if different from above)?

    First Name
    Last Name

    How will your group be arriving to the Zoo?

    Have You Read Our Policies?

    Please include any additional questions or comments you may have:


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