Explore the natural world in a fun, interactive environment. Homeschool classes at Alexandria Zoo are a unique addition to your child's science curriculum.

Classes include animal visits, class discussions, keeper talks, activities, and guided tours of the Zoo. Classes will provide each student with a one-of-a-kind learning experience to enhance his or her love of nature, conservation and animals. Classes are intended to build on one another, but students are not required to attend all classes.

Registration Information

Class Time

All classes are 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Registration is required by the Monday before your chosen class. Register online, in person, or by mail. Payment is required to complete registration.

FOTAZ Members

Fee per class: $10
The Parent/Guardian listed on the form must match the name listed on the FOTAZ Membership to qualify for the discount, and FOTAZ membership status is checked.


Fee per class: $12


  • Rescheduling requests are determined by availability.

For Online Registration

  • Each class has to be registered for individually.
  • Multiple children can be registered on one online form.
  • Once you have submitted the online form, you will be redirected to PayPal for payment. You do not need a PayPal account; a credit card can be used.
  • If you do not recieve a payment confirmation email from PayPal, your registration is incomplete.

Class Schedule

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Across the barren Sahara, through the misty Congo, and up the peaks of Kilimanjaro, Africa is a land of power and mystique. Discover how both people and wildlife have survived to make this vast continent home!

Register Ages 5 - 7

Register Ages 8 - 10

Register Ages 11 - 13

Register Ages 14 - 18

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Explore the Land of the Jaguar in a whole new way as we discover what makes the Amazon the most diverse ecosystem in the world!

Register Ages 5 - 7

Register Ages 8 - 10

Register Ages 11 - 13

Register Ages 14 - 18

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

From our own backyards to the Arctic, discover what makes North American wildlife just that - so unbelievably wild!

Register Ages 5 - 7

Register Ages 8 - 10

Register Ages 11 - 13

Register Ages 14 - 18

January 10, 2018

Wildlife is an endless source of inspiration for inventers and engineers. Discover how other disciplines of scientist work hand in hand with biologist to solve countless problems facing humans today!

Register - January

February 14, 2018

Meet the many skilled faces who work to care for the animals at the Zoo. Discover how zookeepers, nutritionists, trainers, and veterinarians all work together to provide world class husbandry to the animals at the Alexandria Zoo!

Register - February

March 14, 2018

Evidence, data, and statistics are key to what conservationist do. Scientist here at the Alexandria Zoo participate in ground break studies to further the scientific community and you can participate too. Join us and discover how the information they unveil about our planet helps to save countless wildlife around the world.

Register - March

April 11, 2018

Knowledge is power! But who gathers all that information in the first place? Discover how scientist, researchers, and adventurers explore remote areas of the world to gather samples and data for conservation!

Register - April

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Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day

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Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810