Conservation Education

Conservation education is our commitment.

Learn about wild animals, conservation of their homes and environmental literacy.
The mission of the Brandywine Zoo is to professionally exhibit specific species of animals and provide a comprehensive program of conservation, education and recreation for the citizens of the State of Delaware and the Brandywine Valley.

Conservation, protecting wildlife and habitats, understanding biology and environmental literacy are primary areas of concentration for most zoos around the country. The Brandywine Zoo actively supports these efforts with unique programs of our own.

The mission of our Education Programs is to enhance and enrich peoples' understanding of and respect for the complex relationships among all living things and to inspire wildlife conservation. All of our education programs and events are designed to meet this mission.

As an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Brandywine Zoo incorporates many of AZA's conservation messages into our Education Programs.

Watch this video courtesy of WITN22 Wilmington to earn about the Brandywine Zoo and their conservation efforts!

Zoo School provide State of Delaware Content Standards-based programs for teachers and students in pre-school through high school.

Family Programs & Youth Workshops reach out to families of diverse backgrounds in our community. Join us for on-site family programs, workshops and learning opportunities!

Scout Programs offer opportunities for boy and girl scouts to work toward badge requirements for a variety of animal, nature, and outdoors-focused badges.

Zoo Camps are offered to children from Preschool through 8th grade. We offer Holiday Day Camps (Martin Luther King Day Camp, Presidents Day Camp, etc.) when school isn't in session.

Special Events (Earth Day, Scout Day, Endangered Species Day, etc.) provide the zoo the opportunity to educate the public about current topics of environmental concern through hands-on experience, games, activities, crafts and more. Visit our calendar of events to see what's happening at the zoo!
Traveling Zoo provides educational programming geared toward State and National education standards and an exciting live animal experience for groups and organizations at their facility.

Or book the Traveling Zoo for your upcoming event where we can set up a walk-by table or mingle with your guests!

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