Homeschool Programs


Homeschool Program
Learn about the WILD world around you. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo’s Homeschool Programs are interactive and provide stimulating, inquiry-based learning for students from Pre-K to Middle School.

To register for a Homeschool Program, please call (402) 738-2092 or click here.

Visiting the Zoo? Please note, home schools must have at least 10 school-age students in order to qualify for the school group admission rate.

To sign up for homeschool updates please email earlychildhood@omahazoo.com.


Pre-K through Grade 5 Homeschool Workshops

These two hour workshops are designed to take students through three stations where they will participate in exciting and engaging science lessons. This new design will allow all of your children to attend class at the same time.

Students will be grouped together by the following grade levels: Pre-K, K, Grades 1 through 2 and Grades 3-5. Note: A parent is required to stay with a Pre-k to K student. Each group will rotate through three stimulating lessons appropriate for their grade level and focused on a central topic. All lessons are aligned with State standards. Cost is $15.00 per child per workshop (includes Zoo admission for registered child plus admission for one adult). To register please call (402) 738-2092.

      

Conservation Connection- Everyone and everything have their own niche. Come learn about animal niches and find your niche as a conservationist in this two-day program. *Discount is available if registering for both sessions. Must call (402) 738-2092 to register.

              April 24th and 25th 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Grasslands- Whether you are in the Midwest or in Africa, grasslands are a way of life. Examine similarities and differences in this two-day program. *Discount is available if registering for both sessions. Must call (402) 738-2092 to register.  

May 8th and 9th         10 a.m.-12 p.m.


Middle School Homeschool Classes

Cost is $20.00 per class (unless otherwise noted) and includes Zoo admission for the registered student. To register for the Middle School classes please call (402) 738-2092. Classes run from 9 a.m. to Noon unless otherwise stated.


Grasslands- Whether you are in the mid-west of in Africa, grasslands are a way of life. Examine similarities and differences between grasslands here and abroad.
                   May 2nd                     9 a.m.-12 p.m.