Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures programs include an up-close animal encounter.


Contact or
401-785-3510 x 358.

Please note that a minimum of 5 program participants is required to run a class. Participants will be notified one week before the scheduled class if a class has to be cancelled due to low enrollment, so enroll early!

(Ages 3 - 5)

These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close encounter with one of our education animals, and a walk to an exhibit. Please note this program does not include direct interaction with exhibit animals.

Class size: 12 max.
Please Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult. No younger or older siblings. Due to the nature of the program and limited space, additional adults cannot be accommodated.

Members:         $14 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $42 per child/adult pair

Registration: Preregistration is required and ends 48 hours prior to the program. Refunds are only given if the program is cancelled by the Zoo. Requests to transfer the date of your registration must be received at least 48 hours in advance.  A $5 fee will be charged when any change is made.

Dates & Themes:


October 2016 - Gibbons

Sat., 10/1 9:30am or 12pm
Tues., 10/4 9:30am or 1pm
Wed., 10/5 9:30am
Thurs., 10/6 9:30am or 1pm
Fri., 10/7 9:30am
Sat., 10/8 9:30am or 12pm
Sat., 10/15 9:30am or 12pm

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November 2016 - Bald Eagle

Tues., 11/1 9:30am or 1pm
Wed., 11/2 9:30am
Thurs., 11/3 9:30am or 1pm
Fri., 11/4 9:30am
Sat., 11/5 9:30am or 12pm
Sat., 11/12 9:30am or 12pm
Sat., 11/19 9:30am or 12pm

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December 2016 - Snow Leopards

Sat., 12/3 9:30am or 12pm
Tues., 12/6 9:30am or 1pm
Wed., 12/7 9:30am
Thurs., 12/8 9:30am or 1pm
Fri., 12/9 9:30am
Sat., 12/10 9:30am or 12pm
Sat., 12/17 9:30am or 12pm

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January 2017 - Harbor Seals

Sat., 1/7 9:30am or 12pm
Tues., 1/10 9:30am or 1pm
Wed., 1/11 9:30am
Thurs., 1/12 9:30am or 1pm
Fri., 1/13 9:30am
Sat., 1/14 9:30am or 12pm
Sat., 1/21 9:30am or 12pm

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February 2017 - Tree Kangaroo

Sat., 2/4 9:30am or 12pm
Tues., 2/7 9:30am or 1pm
Wed., 2/8 9:30am
Thurs., 2/9 9:30am or 1pm
Fri., 2/10 9:30am
Sat., 2/11 9:30am or 12pm

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We strongly recommend you register online, as this provides the best chance at securing a session you desire. But if you prefer, you may also print out our mail-in registration form and mail them to the Zoo using the instructions provided on the form.