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Programs for All Ages

Pollinator Power

Imagine a world without about a world of bees.....would it affect us? If you said yes you'd be right! We'll look at what makes pollinators so important and what we can do to help them.

Family Curriculum

Cost: $2/person

Saturday, March 7 from 1:00-3:00

Registration is required. Please register by calling 309-799-3482 ext 222.

Senior Sunrise

Calling everyone 55 and up, come enjoy a cup of coffee and learn about the Zoo!
Each month is a different topic and we’ll explore the history of the Zoo, animals that call the Zoo home and more.
Registration required.
From 8:30-9:30 the first Wednesday of the month March-December

April-October Zoo members$7 Non-Members $10

November-December Zoo Members $4 Non-members $6

Call 309-799-3482 ext 222 with questions or you can register on-line below!

Register for class now.

Zoo Snooze

What is a Zoo Snooze?

A chance to experience the Zoo in a whole new way by spending the night here!

This amazing program gives you and your group a once in a lifetime experience to discover the Zoo at night, meet animals up close and so much more.
Your adventure begins at 7:00 pm and finishes at 9:00 am the following morning and a snack and light breakfast are included.

Minimum of 20 people required to book a zoo snooze

Must be age 5 and up to participate, at least 1 adult chaperone for every 5 children required

$40/person ($35 for Zoo members)

Please call 309-799-3482 ext 222 or email if you have any questions or would like to check available dates.

Register for class now.

Can't come to the Zoo? Let the Zoo come to you!

Through our Outreach Education Program, zookeepers will bring a variety of Zoo animals to your group's meeting or facility and deliver a program about the animals that can be tailored to your interests.
They'll also discuss Niabi Zoo's role in animal conservation. 

Please fill out the form below with your request. A fee is charged in order to support our education programming.
*Date Requested:
*Time Requested:
  Programs must be scheduled four weeks in advance.    
*Name of venue:
*Address of venue:
*Contact Name:
*Contact Phone:
We request that you provide a parking spot as close to the door as possible.
Where can our zookeeper park?
What door should the zookeeper enter through with the animals?
*Approx. how many people do you expect?
About what age?
*Security Code:
Is three = five ? (true/false)

We request that you have a large table (8 foot rectangular) set up when we arrive.
If you think a PA system will be necessary, please have one available.

Once we receive the registration form, a confirmation will be emailed to you. Your event is not considered scheduled until you have received confirmation.

Outreach Education Request PDF Form