Let the Detroit Zoo be an extension of your classroom! The Ford Education Center is the heart of education opportunities that await you and your students. Our programs complement Michigan Grade Level and High School Content Expectations while addressing Next Generation Science Standards. Programs are offered year-round.
Meet badge requirements by visiting the Detroit Zoo! Bring your scout group and choose one of our daytime adventures. All programs include a tour of the Zoo and an interactive biofact presentation by one of our knowledgeable volunteer educators. General quests are available for all ages, as well as select specific badges for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts.
Learn about upcoming worldwide travel adventures offered through the Detroit Zoological Society. Opportunities include a safari to East Africa, where travellers will experience firsthand the glacial capped Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, the breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley, the Serengeti and more in this adventure of a lifetime.