Zoo Idaho offers the following special programs. Click the program icons below for more information. RESERVATIONS are required at least ONE WEEK in advance for most special programs and activities.

2022–2023 Season

Winter Day Classes

Two-hour Classes for Children (Ages 4–12)

Monday, January 23, 2023
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Jr. Zookeeper Days

Two-hour Classes for Children (Ages 5–13)

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Saturday, February 25, 2023

Science Talks

Discussions with Scientists (All Ages)

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Thursday, March 10, 2022

Climate Science Series

Presentations by Climate Experts (All Ages)

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Zoo-4-Tots

Preschool Program (Ages 2–5)

Friday, June 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2023
Friday, August 4, 11, and 18, 2023

Raptor Zone

Featuring Athena and Horus (All Ages)

Monday, June 6, 13, and 20, 2022
Monday, August 1, 8, and 15, 2022

Summer Day Classes

Two-hour Classes for Children (Ages 5–13)

Wednesday, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2023
Wednesday, August 2, 9, and 16, 2023

Summer Camps

Half-Day Camps for Children (Ages 5–13)

Monday–Thursday, July 10–13, 2023
Monday–Thursday, July 17–20, 2023
Monday–Thursday, July 24–27, 2023

Microgreen Classes

Hour-long classes taught by the Idaho HealthCorps

Monday, August 1, 2022
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Monday, August 8, 2022
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Fall Day Classes

Two-hour Classes for Children (Ages 5–13)

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Birthday Bearnanza

Birthday Party at the Zoo

By Reservation