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Day at The Zoo

The Day at the Zoo (DATZ) program provides an opportunity for students to experience the Detroit Zoo by awarding financial assistance to classrooms where funds may be limited. Made possible by generous donors, including those who have contributed to the David K. Page Fund, school groups awarded funding through the DATZ program will receive one virtual educational program and a classroom set of age-appropriate books for pre-K and elementary groups. Or funding may be used toward one in-person educational program that includes admission and a transportation stipend.

Funding cannot be guaranteed and is limited. 

Day at the Zoo

The Day at the Zoo program includes access to one age-appropriate educational program for 2022-23 school year. Virtual includes a synchronous learning lab and a classroom set of books for pre-K and elementary groups. In-Person includes a learning lab at the Detroit Zoo, admission and a transportation stipend. Application periods are September 2022 and January 2023

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