Home School Programs
Explore learning the San Antonio Zoo way! Join with families from across the San Antonio Area as you get up close to wildlife, explore hands on activities, and make new friends.
Home School Family Safari
Join other home school families for an interactive classroom program and mini zoo safari adventure! These hour-long, themed and engaging programs support TEKS initiatives through lessons and activities, biofacts, animal ambassadors and topic-related zoo exploration. Home School Family Safari educational experiences are geared towards learners 6-10 years and are designed to enhance learning the following Science TEKS: 1.9.A, 1.9.C, 1.10.A, 2.9.A, 2.9.B, 2.9.C, 2.10.A,3.9.A, 3.9.B, 3.9.C, 3.10.A, 4.9.A, 4.9.B, 4.10.A, 4.10.B, 5.9.A, 5.9B, 5.9.C
Cost: $12 per person; zoo admission included
- Minors must be accompanied by a paying adult
- Programming geared towards ages 6-10 yrs
Where: San Antonio Zoo Education Center
Dates: Vary by topic
Giants of Africa – May 15th at 10:00 am or May 24th at 10:00 am
Rhinos, Hippos, and Giraffes, oh my! Learners will get to know some of the largest animals in the world and the sometimes-weird adaptations that allow them to survive in an ecosystem full of competition.
Neotropica Explorers – June 14th at 10:00 am or Jun 20th at 10:00 am
Explore the realm of the Jaguar! Learners will investigate the diversity and distribution of life in the Amazon Rainforest, how species are uniquely adapted to meet their needs, and steps they can take to secure a future for the rainforest.
Feathered Friends – July 6th at 10:00 am or July 19th at 10:00 am
Birds of a feather flock together! Birds as a group vary widely in color, size, shape, and physical appearance. Learners will swoop into the world of birds and become junior ornithologists by investigating these different adaptations
MAKE YOUR ZOO VISIT AN ADVENTURE.
Starting at $48 per person
There's always something new to see at the zoo. Each year is packed with events and exciting additions.
PROJECT SELVA 4D THEATER
Tickets for just $6!
The action spills out of the screen over the audience with thrill-enhancing sensory special effects— bubbles, snow, scent, FX lighting, water mist, seat vibrations, and wind.