Home School Programs

Program Description

The Buffalo Zoo offers unique monthly homeschool classes for students to experience the world of animals like a real naturalist! Classes will focus on a different topic each month and include hands-on activities, live animal encounters, and guided exhibit visits.

Program Details

Children Ages 5-7
Program Fee: $10 for members and $12 non-members (Per Class)
Program times: 12:30-1:30
PLEASE NOTE: Non-participating children and all adults who are not Zoo members must pay regular Zoo admission (Under age 2 are free, age 2 and up are $9.00, adults are $12.00)

Children Ages 8-11
Program Fee: $12 members $14 non-members (Per Class)
Program time: 10:15 am-11:45 am
PLEASE NOTE: Non-participating children and all adults who are not Zoo members must pay regular Zoo admission (Under age 2 are free, age 2 and up are $9.00, adults are $12.00)

Class Dates & Topics:

Classes will be held on Fridays in the Zoo’s Education Department. Information and activities covered within each class are age-appropriate. Older students will explore each topic at a deeper level.

Ages 8-11 at 10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Ages 5-7 at 12:30-1:30 p.m.

2018-2019 CLASS DATES AND TOPICS

October 12 – Animal Training

November 9 – Predator + Prey

December 14 – Hooves, Horns, and Antlers

January 11 – Arctic Expeditions

February 8 – Slithering Scales

March 8 – Dazzling Defenses

April 12 – Birds of Prey

Registration Info

Classes will focus on a different topic each month and include hands-on, live animal encounters or guided Zoo tours.

  • Children Ages 5-7
  • Children Ages 8-11

How To Book

Home-School-Registration-5-7-form-2018-19

Home-School-Registration-8-11-form-2018-19

For more information, please call the Education Department at (716) 995-6143.