Zoo Atlanta welcomes HomeSchoolers; check out the various programs we offer just for you.


HomeSchool Field Trip Days

Time/duration: Zoo hours; allow 2-3 hours to see most exhibits
Reservations: Advance reservation only required for groups of 10 or more (students and parents/chaperones)
Fee: $9 per participant, plus tax

  • To reserve tax-free, submit a tax exemption form at the time of your reservation
  • One chaperone per every 10 students is admitted for FREE (required for groups of 10 or more) 
  • Additional chaperones pay the same rate as student participants 
  • Payment is collected at any admission window upon arrival 
  • The Zoo will be open to the general public and other school groups on HomeSchool Days
  • If you are a Zoo Atlanta Member, you do not need a reservation and may use your membership for FREE admission on HomeSchool Field Trip Days. Please note that only the individuals on your Membership will be admitted for free; non-members pay $9 admission fee
  • For groups of 10 of more, Zoo Atlanta members are not counted toward group size

Home School Field Trips - the first Tuesday of every month:

  • No minimum group size required
  • Groups under 10 participants - register at any admission window upon arrival for HomeSchool Field Trip Days; groups over 10 MUST use the registration link below.

HomeSchool Field Trips Groups:

  • Available any day
  • Minimum group size of 10 required (students and adults/chaperones)

HomeSchool Academy
Join Zoo Atlanta for an afternoon of learning and discovery designed specifically for homeschool students! HomeSchool Academy is a unique program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in a fun, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include games, activities, Zoo tours and animal encounters. HomeSchool Academy runs monthly on specific days from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., September through May.

Learn more about HomeSchool Academy with these Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

Registration Information

  • Semesters run from September to December and January to May
  • Classes fill quickly! Register online early!
  • Reservations and payment required in advance of programs
Homeschool Academy cost per person; per class
Member $16


Dates & Topics for 2014-2015 school year: Check back soon for dates and topics!

Grades Description Dates and Topics


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