9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Detroit Zoological Society’s Day at the Zoo (DATZ) is funded by generous donors, including those who have contributed to the David K. Page Fund.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DATZ is temporarily shifting to Day with the Zoo, an educational program that provides an opportunity for students to experience a virtual visit with the Zoo, by providing financial assistance to classrooms where funds may be limited.
Funding cannot be guaranteed and is limited.
The Day with the Zoo program includes:
Funding decisions will be made on an on-going basis as funding allows. Applicants will be notified by email.
Applications must be made by the classroom teacher and only for students you directly instruct.
Pre-Kindergarten, classes if selected, you will get to choose from a Zoo Tots at School option: https://detroitzoo.org/lesson/zoo-tots-at-school/
Elementary classes, if selected, selected, you will get to choose from a Zoom into the Classroom option: https://detroitzoo.org/lesson/zoom-into-the-classroom/
Middle or High school classes, if selected, you will get to choose from a Zoom into the Classroom, Careers at the Zoo or Wolves on Isle Royale option: https://detroitzoo.org/education/teachers-and-schools/virtual-learning-labs/?fwp_lesson_grade_levels=upper-elementary%2Cmiddle-schoolApply Here