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Inspiring Teens to Enjoy the Outdoors

A new program at our Zoo is bringing middle and high school aged students to area parks and the Zoo to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, seining and more.

A student seins in the Indian River Lagoon.

Modernizing Our Lagoon Quest Program

After almost 20 years, our Lagoon Quest program needed an update to be an even better resource for local teachers and modernize it for today’s students. Thanks to a grant from Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, our Education staff were able to team up with six local teachers to do so.

Signs and art displays on a fence encouraging viewers to move and touch.

Discover Our New Sensory Pathway

A sensory pathway is a tool that incorporates different sensory components, such as touch and movement. Ours encourages visitors to jump and wiggle, and even boasts some pretty cool stingray facts. Complete with ridged seashells, smooth tiles and bumpy stones, anyone can satisfy their tactile desires at this station.  

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Brevard Zoo Volunteers: For Teens Too!

Applications are open for Brevard Zoo’s Zoo Teen program! Read on to learn more about this special volunteer opportunity!

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School Is Back: And So Are Field Trips!

Our Education team is rolling out new field trip programs that fit the Florida School System’s science standards and our mission.

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Renovating the Wildlife Discovery Hub

Formerly known as the Wildlife Detective Training Academy, this space has undergone a transformation and is now the Wildlife Discovery Hub!

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Summer Fun at the Zoo

Get the inside scoop on summer camps at the Zoo!

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Creativity, imagination and play at Nature Preschool

Nature meets creativity, imagination and play at our Wildlife Explorers Nature Preschool! This play-based nature school opened last year as a way to give young learners from 3 to 4 years old – and their parents! – a unique preschool experience.