Children Ages 5 to 6

Ed-Venture Classes 

L.I.O.N. (Learning Is Our Nature) Pounce Classes are for children ages 5 to 6.  Pre-registration and payment of $15.00 per child per session is required. Prices reflect the member discounted rate.

To register for an Ed-Venture class, please call (402) 738-2092 or click here.                                 


Sharks and Rays – Plunge into the underwater world of sharks and stingrays!  Discover what these relatives have in common and what makes them unique.  Plus check out our new exhibit, Stingray Beach!  
              July 13                               1-3 p.m.
              July 19                               10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Desert Adventure –Explore deserts around the world and the animals that call these challenging habitats home!
              July 27                               1-3 p.m.

Rockin’ Railroad
– Take some time to learn about our Zoo train and what keeps it running on the right track.  All Aboard!
              July 31 or Aug. 15         10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Jr. Zookeeper – So you think you want to care for animals at the Zoo?  Join us for this exciting class where we will discover what it takes to be a Zookeeper.
              August 2               10 a.m.-12 p.m.
              August 10              1-3 p.m.

Ants on Parade – They go marching one by one, and are not just a nuisance at a picnic anymore! 
              September 6              1-3 p.m.

Beautiful Butterflies
– Flutter over to the Zoo and explore the wonderful world of butterflies. 
              September 14            1-3 p.m.

Lovely Ladybugs – Who loves ladybugs?  We do!  Fly over to the Zoo & Aquarium to discover what makes these beetles so special.    
              September 20            1-3 p.m.

Spider Sense – Eight legs and eight eyes, oh my!  Explore the fascinating world of spiders.
              September 28             1-3 p.m.

Going Batty – At the Zoo & Aquarium, we go batty for bats!  Hang with us to bust some myths and learn about the world’s only flying mammal! 
              October 5                   1-3 p.m.

Wise Owls – WHOOO better to learn about than Owls? You are sure to have a hoot in this class! 
              October 19              1-3 p.m.

Trick or Treat! – Get ready for Halloween by joining the Zoo & Aquarium to learn about tricks animals try to play!
              October 25             1-3 p.m.

Birds Bonanza – Wings, feathers and beaks, oh my!  Learn what makes birds so unique.
              November 9              1-3 p.m.

Mice are Nice – Scurry over to the Zoo & Aquarium to learn about some of our furry little residents!
              November 15            1-3 p.m.

We Are Family – It’s a family affair at the Zoo & Aquarium as we explore animals that just can’t get enough of their relatives!
              November 22              1-3 p.m.

Baby It’s Cold Outside - Some animals hibernate, some animals migrate, and others simply think winter’s great!  Bundle up and learn how animals weather the cold winter.
              December 7             1-3 p.m.

Jr. Vet – Join us for this exciting class where we will discover how “animal doctors” care for the residents at the Zoo & Aquarium.
              December 13 or 14         1-3 p.m.

KIDS' NIGHT OUT         

            August 22                          6-10 p.m.

            October 4                           6-10 p.m.

            December 6                        6-10 p.m.

You're due for a date night. But, before you head out, bring your kids (ages 4-11) to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for Kids Night Out. Kids will enjoy a pizza dinner, a snack, and great animal activities!

Members: 1st child $30/ additional siblings $22 each

Non-members: 1st child $35/additional siblings $27 each

Call (402) 738-2092 to register.