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Experience the animals!: See, hear and feel nature at Zoo School.

Experience the animals!

See, hear and feel nature at Zoo School.

Young Children

 

There are currently still spaces available. 

Zoo School - A Nature Preschool - Now Enrolling 2015-2016

Ages 3-5 years
Sept. 8, 2015 - May 20, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Two days a week - Tues/Thurs  $275/Members; $300/nonmembers per month
Three days a week - Mon/Wed/Fri  $350/Members; $375/Nonmembers per month

Four days a week - As space allows - Call for more information.
Five days a week  $600/Members; $625/Nonmembers per month

 
Bring your child to the Education Center for a nature preschool experience unique in San Antonio! The Zoo’s teaching staff will introduce your child to plants and animals with hands-on education and time in nature. Daily activities include circle time, animal presentations, Zoo tours, outside free play, activity centers, fun games, songs and a snack! The San Antonio Zoo School - A Nature Preschool, is a fully licensed preschool program for children part time and full time spaces available! For more information, to visit our classroom, or to register, please contact our Early Childhood Coordinator at 210-734-7184, ext. 1513.

 

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FAMILY CAMP OUTS

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Cost per person: $45/member adult; $22/member child
$55/nonmember adult; $27/nonmember child


Don't hesitate, this popular program fills quickly! Bring the family for a great campout experience inside the Zoo.  Complete with an open fire, sleeping outside in a tent, outdoor activities, campfire stories, animal encounters, and an evening Zoo tour. This fall join us for some Texas outdoor living fun at an earlier time of 6:00 p.m. 

Ages 3-8 years:
October 3
October 10
October 17

 

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Please note: All early childhood programs are developed for the age range stated. Siblings under 12 months in strollers may attend at no charge but should be registered. Siblings over 12 months and extra adults need to be paid participants, as the number of participants in each program is limited. These stipulations assure proper preparation for the programs, safety of the guests and an appropriate group size for the teacher. 

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LITTLE ZOOTENNIAL BUDDIES

$15/Member child with parent/caregiver
$30/Nonmember child with parent/caregiver

Bring your littlest animal lover every month for a Zoo class to meet an animal friend, sing animal songs and read books about animals as they make new friends.  Attending all six classes is strongly recommended.

NEW age groups for Little Zootennial Buddies!
Ages 6-15 months
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
September 14, October 5, November 2, and December 7

Ages 16-23 months
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
September 14, October 5, November 2, and December 7


To register, click "Tiny Tot classes" in the registration pages.
 

 


 

A WALK THROUGH THE ZOO

Ages 6 months - 5 years

10:00-11:00 a.m.

$15/member child with parent/caregiver

$30/nonmember child with parent/caregiver

Bring your little Zoo lover in a stroller or a sling for a fun Zoo walk.  Meet at the Education Center for some brief information about our adventure, the animals we will see and to pick up a map.  With this informal program, you can walk through the Zoo at your own pace, and meet our teachers at the times and places on the map to learn about our amazing animals.  We will visit different animals each time, and most of the interpretation will be geared toward parents.

September 21, October 19, and November 16

To register click "Tiny Tot Classes" in the registration pages.

REGISTER HERE


 

ZOO MOVERS

24-36 months

10:00-10:45 a.m.

$15/member child with parent/caregiver

$30/nonmember child with parent/caregiver

Calling all terrific twos!!!  Come to the Zoo and get your wiggles out!  These classes are geared just for terrific twos so they can concentrate on movement, music, animal pretend play, and sensory experiences.  You will also meet an animal ambassador and take a "two sized" Zoo tour.

September 28, October 26, and November 23

To register click "Tiny Tot Classes" in the registration pages.

REGISTER HERE


 

SENSORY PLAY

Ages 2-4 years old

10:00-10:45 a.m.

$15/member child with parent/caregiver

$30/nonmember child with parent/caregiver

Sensory Play is such an integral part of childhood.  Some children have trouble processing it and others can't fet enough of it!  Come to the Zoo and join our Early Childhood instructors as they set out some great sensory experiences for you and your child to enjoy!

September 30, October 28, and November 18

To register click "Tiny Tot Classes" in the registration pages.

REGISTER HERE

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EARLY CHILDHOOD CUSTOMIZED CLASSES

Ages 2-5 years
Please call for pricing.  Price depends on age of group and number of adults.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 


Bring a group of 10-12 kiddos for an exciting one-hour tiny tot class at the Zoo.  Perfect for a playdates, celebrating a birthday or even a daycare group outing.
(At least 3 adults should participate in program)

*Please call 210-734-7184 x. 1513 three weeks prior to requested date to schedule.