Bring your homeschooler to the zoo for a variety of educational programs and activities.

The Brandywine Zoo's Home School program offers many different subjects as a part of our Zoo Education Programs. Learn about specific subjects and how they relate to wildlife, plants, and zoos overall! Have a WILD adventure while learning about subjects applicable for grades Pre-K through 12. New subjects every season, so be sure to check back frequently

Program Information
  • To register, fill out the registration form and fax it to 302-571-7787 or send the form to The Brandywine Zoo, Education Department, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802.
  • Email all inquiries to DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us or call 302-571-7850 ext. 208.
  • Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registration or extreme weather.

On-going Programs
The following are free programs with your paid admission:

Every Thursday: 10:30am 
Story Time At The Zoo
All Ages - Especially the Young
Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle of the main zoo and may include craft, activity or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Please notify the zoo at DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us if you have a group of 5 or more participants. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Please check our calendar of events for specific topics.

Weekends in September: 11:30am AND 1:30pm
Keeper Talks
All Ages 
Experience the zoo's amazing animals through the eyes of their keepers! Topics change daily, so there's always something new to learn about one of our wild friends. Please notify the zoo at DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us if you have a group of 5 or more participants. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Please check our calendar of events for specific topics.

Weekends in September: 10:00am - 3:45pm
Close Encounters Of The Wild Kind
All Ages 
Learn through fun, fact-filled activities! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Please check our calendar of events for specific topics.



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