Homeschool Zoocademy at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is designed for students ages 5-12 and covers a wide range of topics in biology, zoology, environmental science, conservation, and more.
This year we are offering both virtual and in-person options. Enrollment is month-to-month, so you can sign up for a combination of virtual and in-person sessions depending on your needs.
Please read the website and handbook information for each option thoroughly before registering.
Virtual classes are offered for ages 5-12 and explore a different topic each month. Classes will be held using Zoom. Registration is currently open for October, November, and December classes.
Each student participating in Virtual Homeschool Zoocademy must be registered individually; there are no discounts for siblings or multiple members of a household.
If registering at the non-member price, please note that tuition includes one child admission ticket and one adult admission ticket per class which can be used to visit the Zoo on your own schedule.
Students ages 5-12 will explore a different topic each month. Each three-hour class will include lessons, animal encounters, activities and/or projects, and walks through the Zoo. Registration is currently open for October, November, and December classes.
We are unable to accommodate date changes. Before registering, please be sure that you have selected your correct day and time. There will be no refunds for incorrect registrations. If you are unable to register for your preferred in-person class schedule, please sign up for our virtual classes instead.
If you no longer wish to attend your in-person class, you can be transferred to a virtual class (subject to availability). There are no refunds for any price difference between in-person and virtual classes.
Refunds will not be issued for cancellations or for any portion of virtual or in-person programs missed for any reason including but not limited to: absence, illness, failure to follow our safety protocols, disruptive behavior, and/or poor internet connection on the student's end.
If you have any questions that are not answered on the website or in the the Program Handbooks, please fill out the form below: