Special Program: Virtual Sensory Journey Through Art

Join North Carolina Museum of Art and the North Carolina Zoo for a virtual journey to South America inspired by art and amphibians. This event is intended for adults who are blind, low vision, or have a learning need that would benefit from a sensory-style experience. Registration includes a small kit of sensory objects. Audio description and captioning are provided. Space is limited.

Registration closes Friday, January 27.

To register visit the North Museum of Art's website.


Ed-Zoo-Cation Group Programs

We provide unique and fun learning opportunities for non-school groups and  organizations through our Ed-Zoo-Cation programs.

Library Programs

Bring North Carolina Zoo Educators to your library this summer!  As always, the program is designed to excite and inspire children of all ages about the wonders of our natural world.

Snorin' Safari

Experience the Zoo at our overnight family (for families with children aged 6-18), adult-only (18+), and private group (10 or more people) camping adventures.  

Virtual Species Spotlight

Bring a zoo animal virtually to your classroom, business or family event.

Wild Adventures

Join a Zoo naturalist for a guided hike or paddle on one of the Zoo's natural areas.

Zoo EDventures Online Series

A live Facebook series with fun, educational presentations about animals and nature on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10 A.M. EST.

Zoo Jobs: More than you think

Register for an exciting program to learn about Zoo jobs, offered to high school and college age students. 

Resources For Families

Arts & More

Dig out your craft paper and glue. It is time to make something new. On Wednesdays, we will bring you a new craft or activity inspired by Zoo EDventures. Watch the live episodes on Facebook and then make the craft.

Backyard Play Activities

Want some ideas of fun outdoor activities to do with your family or friends? Explore our list of nature play activities.

Untamed Science

Bite size video series with activities!  Join Rob Nelson from Untamed Science as he learns more about the North Carolina Zoo.

Wild About Nature

Looking for fun new activities for your family? Our Wild About Nature gives you the tools to make nature play.

Zoo Classroom - Virtual Programs

We are bringing many of our education programs right into your classroom. 


Zoo Science

Come explore the scientific world with us. We will present a new science experiment you can try at home. We will have lots of fun and you may even learn something.