Homeschool Offerings

Homeschool Offerings

We are excited to once again offer both Digital and In-Person Zoo School Programs programs running once a week beginning in October. Pre-registration is required. See below for session details and stay tuned for information on registration. 

Let the Zoo help support your teaching efforts through programming, resources and events. We design our programs to help families explore, discover and observe the natural world.


Program Offerings & Pricing
In-person Zoo School


Join Roger Williams Park Zoo for a series of monthly, hour-long classes, designed for homeschool students. These drop-off classes start in October and run through May. Pre-registration is required.


Dates: Classes will run the first Friday of the month on the following dates:  October 7th, November 4th, December 2nd, January 6th, February 3rd, March 3rd, April 7th, May 5th.


Price: $120

*Please note: A Roger Williams Park Zoo or Reciprocal Membership is required for all non- Zoo School participants including parents, guardians, and siblings. Without a membership, non- zoo school participants, entering the zoo for drop-off, will be required to pay admission.


Ages 4-5: Animal Exploration: A great introduction to Zoo School! Participants will explore a specific animal each month through stories, crafts, games, centers and encounters with animal ambassadors.

10:30 - 11:30 AM – Register Here


12:00 – 1:00 PM – Register Here


Ages 6-8: Up the food web! Explore how animals and plants use their amazing adaptations to get a meal! From decomposers to apex predators, they all must find a way to fill their bellies!

10:30 – 11:30 AM – Register Here


12:00 – 1:00 PM – Register Here


Ages 9-12: 150 Years at the Roger Williams Park Zoo: Zoo schoolers will gallop, fly, and hop through the history of the Roger Williams Park Zoo. Zoo Schoolers will be able to guide exploration of monthly topics based on their interests in zoo history.

10:30 – 11:30 AM – Register Here


12:00 – 1:00 PM – Register Here


Ages 13-16: Animals through time! From ice ages to unbelievable heat, animals have had to adapt to survive a changing world, and some were more successful than others. Take a look back at some of the coolest extinct animals and compare them with their modern-day counterparts.

1:30 – 2:30 PM – Register Here


Cancellation Policy

Refunds, minus a $15.00 processing fee per child, will be given up to 2 weeks before the start of your program.  No refunds will be made after this date. There is a one-time registration fee for all class dates. We will not prorate for missed classes.

A minimum number of registrants is required to run a class. Families will be notified 48 hours in advance of the first scheduled class and be issued a full refund if a class needs to be cancelled due to low enrollment.

Zoomobile Programs

Through interactive educational presentations and live "animals interviews," the Zoomobile carries a message of compassion for all living things and a greater understanding of our wonder-filled living planet. We will present all of our Zoomobile programs at the Zoo or at your location.

Each program includes a lesson, activity and three live animals. The program is for a seated audience (30 max.).


  • At your Location:
    • Daytime Monday-Friday: $140 for a single program; $100 for each additional program on the same day. (Mileage fee may apply.)
    • Evenings and Weekends: $175 for a single program; $125 for each additional program on the same day. (Mileage fee may apply.)
  • At the Zoo:
    • $13/child (12 and under); $16/child (ages 13+)
    • (Minimum of 15 participants needed for a program at the Zoo.)

Request a Program NOW

Questions? Contact Andrea Stein at or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 359.