Zoo Explorers Class

Come explore your wild side!

There’s always an adventure waiting for you at the zoo with a new Zoo Explorers topic to discover each month. Each topic will uncover a new and fascinating aspect of the zoo through hands on learning. Drinks and a light snack will be provided at each session. Register early as classes are likely to fill up quickly.

February 24th Class

Ever wonder what it’s like feeding all of Roosevelt Park Zoo’s resident animals. This Zoo Explorers class will explore what it takes to feed all 170 animals at the zoo. Enjoy donuts while learning about the diets of some of the zoo’s most popular animals. The fun doesn’t end there! We will take a behind the scenes look at the zoo’s commissary where animal diets are made.

Topic: Donuts & Diets
Time: 10:30-11:45am
Date: Saturday, February 24th
Age: Ideal for ages 6-14 (all ages welcome / make it a family event and bring the whole gang!)
Fee: $12 for zoo-members / $15 for non-members
(Price is per person. Adults interested in attending must also register)

 – Rescheduled for April 19th-

What’s is really like caring for animals at the zoo? Meet our keepers and get the inside scoop. Follow along as you witness a training session up close. Enjoy a pizza lunch, alongside our keepers who answer questions and tell stories about the animals and their job.

Topic: Pizza with the Zookeepers
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Date: April 12th
Age: Ideal for ages 6-14 (all ages welcome)
Fee: $12 for zoo-members / $15 for non-members
(Price is per person. Adults interested in attending must also register)

April 28th Class

Join us in celebrating Save the Frogs Days by hoping by the Zoo’s Auditorium located inside the visitor center. This event is FREE and will teach you all about the fascinating world of frogs. Learn what it takes to become a citizen scientist with the help of Roosevelt Park Zoo’s keeper and help real scientists track native frog populations in North Dakota.

Stay as long or as little at our event. Event is FREE. You do not need to purchase general admission to attend this event.

Topic: Fantastic Frogs- Citizen Scientist
Time: 10am-noon
Date: Saturday, April 28th
Location: Auditorium located inside the Zoo’s visitor center (you do not need to purchase admission to attend this event)
Age: Ideal for all ages