the Must Do Zoo

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Around the World

Homeschool Program 2018-2019

Take a trip around the world learning about new countries and the unique animals that live there! This three-season program, starting in September and running through mid-May, will focus on different countries and continents from Antarctica to the Africa to the animal living right in your backyard. The Toledo Zoo Homeschool Program is a fun way to learn life science through group activities, live animals, and fun in the Zoo!

This year-long program includes the September Open House, monthly classes from October-April (beginning on the 2nd Wed. of each month) and the May Project Fair. Single class packages not available.

Program Fee: $90 per child for members, $120 per child for non-members

Program Guidelines:

  • Class size is limited to 15 students, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. A minimum of 8 students for each class is required. We will contact students one week prior to class if it is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.
  • Refunds may be issued only in emergencies and if notification is given before the class has been held.
  • Classes begin promptly at scheduled times. Please plan accordingly as there will be no late admittance.
  • Registration is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
  • Program fees do not include admission to the Toledo Zoo.

For questions, call the Education Department at 419-385-5721, ext. 2042

Important Info

Open House:

September 19, 2018
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Session Times:

Choose one of the session sets below:

Wednesday Session:

Dates: 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10
Times: 10:45-noon or 1:30-2:45 p.m.

Thursday Session:

Dates: 10/11, 11/15, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/14, 4/11
Times: 10:45-noon

Friday Session:

Dates: 10/12, 11/16, 12/14, 1/11, 2/15, 3/15, 4/12
Times: 10:45-noon or 1:30-2:45 p.m.

Monthly Themes:

Oct: Africa
Nov: North America
Dec: Arctic
Jan: Oceans
Feb: Europe and Asia
Mar: South America
Apr: Australia

Year-End Project Fair:

Wed. May 8 or Fri. May 10, 2019

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