February 13th - The Snuggle is Real *NEW AFTERNOON CLASS ADDED*
9AM - 12PM *SOLD OUT*
1PM - 4PM *LIMITED AVAILABILITY*
Come spend some koala-ty time with your family at this Valentine's day Wild Family Workshop. We will spend this workshop talking about the snuggliest animals that call the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens home. Are otters as friendly as they are cute? Why are those lemurs making so much noise? Can our stingrays sting you? Find out the answers to these questions and more! Plus we'll meet some of the cutest and cuddliest animal ambassadors.
March 20th - Spring Into Reading with Dr. Seuss *Sold Out - Waitlist Available*
Spring into reading with this Dr. Seuss themed Wild Family Workshop. We will take a stroll through the Zoo and become immersed in some of the most popular Dr. Seuss books including The Lorax, Green Eggs and Ham and of course, If I Ran the Zoo. Some animal friends and a Dr. Seuss inspired family activity will round out our whimsical workshop. Oh the places you'll go!
April 17th - April Showers Bring May Flowers *Sold Out - Waitlist Available*
Oh snapdragon! This month we're emphazing the "gardens" part of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. During this workshop we will learn about the ins and outs of plants and gardening. First we'll stroll through the all of our amazing gardens to find out about some of the fun and unique plants we have here at the Zoo. We'll spend some "thyme" discovering and learning about the most popular plants native to Florida and our area. A little gardening of our own and a visit from some garden friendly animal amabassadors will leaf you feeling so fresh and so green.
*Topics and dates subject to change.
Each fee below covers one child and one adult per class.
$30 for 1 adult/child pair
$5 per additional child or adult in family
$45 for 1 adult/child pair
$8 per additional child or adult in family
In compliance with CDC guidelines we are limiting capacity and adhering to physical distancing guidelines. We are also requiring that all workshop participants adhere to the following safety procedures:
By enrolling in our programming, you authorize any emergency medical treatment and allow the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens to use your and/or your childs image for promotional and news purposes.
Due to the overwhelming popularity of our Early Childhood programs, we do keep waiting lists when classes fill. If a desired program is not visible on the registration site, please assume that the date is filled to capacity. To be added to the wait list of an Early Childhood program, contact the Education department directly by email or call 904-757-4463, ext. 101.
Date Changes / Cancellations / Refunds
Due to the high demand for our Early Childhood programs, date changes are not allowed. Cancellations must be received in writing by email or fax. No refunds will be issued for cancellations or missed programs. We reserve the right to cancel any programs for people abusing the extra attendee price and no refund will be given.