Exciting EdZOOcation adventures are waiting for you year-round - opportunities for kids and families, youth and scout groups, classrooms, teachers, and homeschoolers. Explore over 125 acres of naturalistic habitats of wetlands, arctic tundra, African grasslands and more. Learn about animal welfare and conservation through tours and hands-on activities in the Detroit Zoo Ford Education Center's Interpretive Studios.

Contact us for more information about our EdZOOcation adventures! Call (248) 541-5717 ext. 3800 or email [email protected]

Berman Academy for Humane Education
The Berman Academy for Humane Education was created to help people help animals. Through participation in formal and informal experiences, audiences understand the need to treat other living creatures with respect, responsibility and compassion.

Summer Safari Camp
Exciting summer adventures for youth await at your Detroit Zoo. Join us for the wildest camp in town! Summer camp information will be available early in the year.

Winter Safari Camp
A variety of incredible activities are in store during the winter break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are very limited and will go quickly, so sign up today.

School Programs
Discover the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo and the wonderful opportunities that await you and your students! Educator professional development, outreaches, onsite programs, international conservation programs and our annual educator open house are just the start!

Family/Community Programs
Opportunities for youth and families to experience the Zoo in a more in-depth way.

Scout Programs
Meet badge requirements by visiting the Detroit Zoo! Bring your group and choose one of our daytime adventures.