Homeschool Zoocademy (2017-18 Information Coming Soon!)

Homeschool Zoocademy at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is a unique experience for homeschooled students ages 5-18. Zoocademy covers a wide range of topics in Biology, Zoology, Environmental Science and Conservation, with lessons, activities, and crafts suited to each age group. Classes will take place from September 2017-March 2018.

Interested in learning more about Zoocademy? We will have two informational orientation sessions on Friday, June 2 and Thursday, July 6. Attend one of the sessions and you will receive advance notification when registration opens.

To be placed on our Homeschool Zoocademy general notification mailing list, please email


Enrollment is limited to home-schooled children ages 5-18. Children will be enrolled into the appropriate age class based on their age as of September 1, 2017. In accordance with Florida state law, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1st to enroll.

Children are not denied enrollment on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, national origin (ancestry), or disability.


Date Change: 
A program date change must be made in writing by email or fax at least three weeks prior to the September start date. Date changes will incur a $25 rescheduling fee per student.

Cancellation: Cancellations must be received in writing by email or fax at least three weeks prior to the September start date to qualify for a 50% refund. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than three weeks prior to the September start date. Cancellations will incur a $50 processing fee.

If you have any questions, please email: or call 904-757-4463 ext. 122.

Sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, 
the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida.

Please ensure that you sign up for your preferred day and time, as you will not be able to switch your class day and time once you have registered.