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Youth Programs

John Ball Zoo’s youth programs have something for everyone! The Sprout Series is a great way to introduce your preschooler to the wilds of John Ball Zoo. Kid’s Night Out is a win-win for kids and parents; kids get a fun filled evening at the zoo while mom and dad can hit the town! Spring Break Camp offers all the fun of spring break without the long drive! Spring Break Overnight gives kids a glimpse of zoo life at night. All programs include up-close animal encounters, hands-on learning, craft making, zoo tours and more! Each class’s curriculum is designed specifically to be age-appropriate in order to facilitate the best learning experience. All of John Ball Zoo’s Youth programs are for children only. Class sizes are limited to provide a high quality experience. Student to teacher ratios are 6:1 for the Sprout Series and 8:1 for Kid’s Night Out, Spring Break Camp and Overnights.


Registration Fees:

Sprout Series: ages 3 & 4 years old - $20/person/class ($18 members)  
Kid’s Night Out: ages 4-12 years old - $25/person/class ($20 for each additional child living in the same household) 
Spring Break Camp: grades Kindergarten – 5th - $75 Member/$80 Non-member
Spring Break Overnight: Grades 3rd-6th - $50 Member/$55 Non-member

Pre-registration is required for all Youth classes.

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