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 OR 2:00-3:00
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. or 2:00-3:00 p.m.

2017-2018 CLASS DATES AND TOPICS

October 13: Animals in Autumn
November 10: Beast Feast
December 8: Dazzling Defenses
January 12: Trekking through the Tundra
February 9: Skeletons, Skulls, and Bones!
March 9: Animal Behavior
April 13: Caring for the Earth

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-2017-18

Home-School-Registration-8-11-form-2017-18

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