Creature Connections

Join us afterschool on Thursdays for a fun adventure.

Ed-Zoo-Cation Group Programs

We provide unique and fun learning opportunities for non-school groups and  organizations through our Ed-Zoo-Cation programs.

Library Programs

Bring North Carolina Zoo Educators to your library this summer!  As always, the program is designed to excite and inspire children of all ages about the wonders of our natural world.

Snorin' Safari

Have you always wanted to spend the night in a zoo? Now is your chance to camp out with our Snorin' Safari program.

Virtual Species Spotlight

Bring a zoo animal virtually to your classroom, business or family event.

Zoo Classroom - Virtual Programs

Are you missing your North Carolina Zoo fieldtrip this year? Don't worry we are bringing many of our education programs right into your home.

Zoo EDventures Online Series

A live Facebook series with fun, educational presentations about animals and nature every Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. EST.

Zoo Jobs: More than you think

Register for an exciting program to learn about Zoo jobs, offered to high school and college age students. 

Zoo Snooze

Ready to get wild? Come join us for an overnight adventure with your group on a Zoo Snooze experience. You might just find out what goes bump in the night! 

Nature Rocks (Family Nature Club)

Nature Rocks is a program for families to explore nature at various sites near the Zoo and it also provides opportunities to engage in Citizen Science.

Resources For Families

Endangered Species Awareness Poster

Annual fall contest for K-12 graders where art and conservation collide.

Arts & More

Dig out your craft paper and glue. It is time to make something new. Each Monday and Wednesday we will bring you a new craft or activity inspired by that day's Zoo EDventure. Watch the live episode on Facebook (every Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 am EST) or the recordings and then make the craft.

Backyard Play Activities

Want some ideas of fun outdoor activities to do with your family or friends? Explore our list of nature play activities.

Untamed Science

Join Rob Nelson from Untamed Science as he learns more about the North Carolina Zoo in this video series.

Wild About Nature

Looking for fun new activities for your family? Our Wild About Nature gives you the tools to make nature play.

Zoo Science

Come explore the scientific world with us. Each Tuesday we will present a new science experiment you can try at home (with your parent’s permission of course). We will have lots of fun and you may even learn something.