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HOMESCHOOL PRIDE PROGRAMS

The Louisville Zoo is offering education programs designed specifically to meet the needs of local families that are taking the responsibility for educating their children at home by using resources in the home and community. A series of science based classes are being offered once a month from 2–4 p.m. for children in grades K–5. Hands-on and minds-on activities that are based on National Science Education Standards will keep your child busy. Pre-registration is required. For questions, contact Wanda Peck at (502) 238-5344).

Cost for one child and one adult: $20 (Regular); $15 (Members)

 

Fall Programs

Homeschool (K-5)

The Louisville Zoo is offering education programs designed specifically to meet the needs of local families that are taking the responsibility for educating their children at home by using resources in the home and community. A series of science-based classes are being offered once a month from 2 – 4 p.m. for children in grades K – 5. The curriculum chosen for this series of programs is based on the new Next Generation Science Standards. Students will be encouraged to look at patterns and formulate answers to questions about the world around them. The “Animal Defenses” series will emphasize how animals protect themselves.

Animal Puzzles: Fangs

Tuesday, September 30

Animal Puzzles: Slime

Tuesday, October 28

Animal Puzzles: Antlers & Horns

Tuesday, November 25

Animal Puzzles: Spots

Tuesday, January 27

Animal Puzzles: Stripes

Tuesday, February 24

Animals Puzzles: Speed

Tuesday, March 31

Animal Puzzles: Beaks

Tuesday, April 28

Homeschool (Middle & High):Ecosystems

Upper grade homeschool students (Grades 6–12) are invited to take part in this program focusing on the biotic and abiotic aspects of ecosystems.

Cost per student: Regular $20; Member $15

Tuesday, September 30

2 – 4 p.m.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  1. Individuals who wish to cancel their registration in any class must notify the Education Department, in writing, no less than one week prior to the actual date of the class. We will refund 80% of the class fee upon receipt of a written or email (danita.robbins@louisvilleky.gov) cancellation.
    There will be no refunds for cancellations made less than one week prior to class date.
  2. The Education Department reserves the right to cancel classes with insufficient registration.
  3. There will be a $10 service charge for any changes in the original registration.
  4. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Registration Information

Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and camps fill quickly. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

  1. Online registrations through our eTicket Store are available unless otherwise noted. Only credit card payments accepted. Confirmations are automatically emailed with your ticket.
  2. Reservations will not be taken over the phone.

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