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Family Programming

Brevard Zoo's Mission

"Wildlife Conservation Through Education and Participation"


FAMILY PROGRAMS

Brevard Zoo is nationally recognized for its education programs and facilities that spark children’s interest in conservation, science, and the outdoors. These exciting programs offered below will take your family on a one-of-a-kind adventure here at the Zoo or in your neighborhood. In addition to all the fun, your family will make lasting memories. We hope your family will join us on your next adventure.


FAMILY NATURE CLUB

Rove the lagoon, the uplands and shore…..leave no child indoors, come out and explore! Nature play begins here!

Nature play begins here! Join our FREE Family Nature Club as we explore the exciting outdoor experiences Brevard County has to offer. Our monthly Saturday morning meet-ups will help families discover new outdoor experiences and often include giveaways. Free registration required. Email edprograms@brevardzoo.org for more information. Join us on Facebook at Brevard Family Nature Club.

Registration required for Family Nature Club programs, email lmathisen@brevardzoo.org

Upcoming Program Dates
November 21
I can’t be-‘leaf’ it, Family Nature Club is getting together and it feels sooo ‘gourd’. Join us as we explore all kinds of leaves this month in the Exceptional Nature Space.

December 19
It’s beginning to look a lot like….winter? We will create ‘frond’ memories as we go Florida sledding on palms down the bunny slopes at Fox Lake Park.


BE OUTSIDE WITH BREVARD ZOO!

Hello to all our friends! We want your family to stay connected with the Zoo, your favorite animals and nature!  Join us for a weekly Be Outside with Brevard Zoo safari and activity adventure.  Click HERE to join us as we play, build and explore!

 


FAMILY NATURE WALKS ON BREVARD ZOO’S LINEAR TRAIL

Bring your family out for a nature walk on the Zoo’s Linear Trail!  If your family has never visited the Zoo’s Linear Trail this is the perfect family morning or evening stroll to get out and see what you might discover! The 10-foot wide boardwalk forged from recycled-plastic planks winds through the wetlands and oak hammocks. The trail is located at the end of the road, just past the Zoo’s main parking lots and is open during regular Zoo hours.

 


EXCEPTIONAL NATURE SPACE

A new kind of natural play area designed to meet the unique needs of children with varying exceptionalities and their families.  The Exceptional Nature Space is a modified natural habitat that is both safe and stimulating. It is designed to be flexible so that it can be easily reset and reprogrammed to best serve children with different challenges.  Visit our Exceptional Nature Space page to learn more about upcoming programs and events.


COME GROW WITH US…

HOMESCHOOL: JR. ZOO CREW

For children ages 5 to 12
Jr. Zoo Crew offers a unique opportunity for homeschool students to explore interesting and current topics in science and conservation.  Ages 9 to 12 is drop-off and ages 5 to 8 is optional drop-off. Learn more.

TODDLER & ME: ZOOPER KIDS

Your toddler will delight in showing you how to get dirty while experiencing nature through crafts, activities, play centers, animal visitors and guided Zoo excursions. Learn more.

FROGWATCH

Is your family interested in becoming a citizen scientist? Would you like to be a part of a nationwide conservation effort? Or do they simply want to help save frogs? Then consider signing up for a FrogWatch USA training session! No previous experience or expertise necessary! FrogWatch trainees will learn how to identify local frog and toad species by their calls as well as learn about amphibian biology, amphibian conservation and wetlands. If you hear frogs and toads calling at home you could monitor your own backyard! Learn more.

 

 

We reserve the right to combine or cancel education programs due
to certain circumstances. If this occurs participants will be notified.

Birthday Parties

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321.254.9453 x252
edprograms@brevardzoo.org


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