Zoo Day Classes

Day Classes
These short, single-day classes are perfect for children (ages 5–13) who have investigative minds! Groups study various topics with age-appropriate activities. Advanced registration required.

Zoo Idaho Education Building
3101 Avenue of the Chiefs
Pocatello, Idaho 83204

$15 + Admission, general public
$12 + Admission, Zoo Idaho Society Members

June Classes (Ages 5–13)
Roots to Fruits
Have a green thumb? Interested in learning about native plants and their usages? This is the class for you. Dive into ethnobotany and give it a go at cultivation your own plants.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Pollinators—Nature’s Most Important Job
What is a pollinator? Why are they important? Find out all this and more as we investigate Idaho’s pollinators.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Are You Afraid of the Dark….I Mean Bats?
Find out why bats are one of the coolest mammals on earth and how important they are to ecosystems.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Birds of a Feather
If you think feathers, flying, and dinosaurs are cool than you’ll want to sign up for this adventure into the life of birds!
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Wild Hunters
If cougars, coyotes, and bears are your thing, join us in this investigation into our wild Idaho hunters.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

August Classes (Ages 5–13)
Teeth and Skulls
Investigate what makes the teeth and skulls of different Idaho wildlife unique and learn how to identify them.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Fur and Feathers
Why are fur and feathers important? Are there different types? Find out the answers to these questions and more as we examine different animal’s fur and feathers.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Tracks and Scat
Learn how to identify animal tracks and scat. Explore our local wilderness and use your knowledge to detect what animals live there.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

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