Kids and Families

You’ll be amazed at all the Zoo offers you and your family as you explore and heighten your sense of wonder through activities and immersive learning experiences. Whether your children enjoy a Zoo Tots experience or your family explores the Zoo after hours at a Nocturnal Adventure, our programs will connect you to the natural world around you.

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Youth

There is no better place in metro Detroit for the next generation of zoologists, conservationists and community leaders to engage in building their knowledge and sharpening their skills for their future endeavors. Camps, scout programs, teen volunteer opportunities and internships are just the beginning! Check back often for new opportunities. Volunteering Jobs

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Adults & Seniors

Lifelong learners will find a variety of ways to engage with the Detroit Zoo. We have something for everyone, including monthly programs about DZS initiatives, opportunities to volunteer with the Detroit Zoo and a one-of-a-kind master’s program made possible through a partnership with Project Dragonfly and Miami University. Advance inquiry program Lifelong Learners

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Educators

Discover how the Detroit Zoo can be an extension of your classroom! Our programs include synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities that support what students are learning in their classrooms. We are adding content on a regular basis to meet the changing needs of our community.

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Humane Education

Family looking at otters

The Berman Academy for Humane Education was created to help people help animals. The Academy is the only one of its kind in any zoo, and is the lens through which all of our education initiatives and activities are developed.

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