Safari Squad

Safari Squad

Join the Squad! Bring 3-5 year olds for a playful adventure at “Safari Squad!", our program for our youngest learners. Safari Squad programs feature an animal encounter, storybook reading, an arts and crafts project, and free-choice play stations, all focused on a special, new theme each month. Safari Squad programs are one Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday each month! Classes begin at 10:00 am and usually last an hour.

Monthly Themes: 

Animal Art
February 12, 13, 16
Explore your creative side as we play with a variety of materials and art techniques through an animal-inspired art project. Register now!

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, ZOO Fish!
March 12, 13, 16
Discover the animals that inspired your favorite Dr. Seuss characters, from the Cat in the Hat and Yertle the Turtle to Gertrude McFuzz. From there to here and here to there, animal fun is everywhere! Register now!

Ocean Heroes
April 9, 10, 13
Our Safari Squad will become heroes of the ocean, defenders of the deep blue sea, and will know many ways that our youngest animal fans can help protect our ocean and the amazing creatures that call it home! Register now!

Turtley Fun
May 14, 15, 18
As the month of May celebrates World Turtle Day, join us for a turtle and tortoise “shellebration”! Come out of your shell and have a turtle-y awesome time with us!  Register now!

Desert Dwellers
June 11, 12, 15
It may be starting to feel like the desert here in Florida, so come learn with us all about the desert and animals that love these hot and dry environments. Register now!


Members: $10 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $12 per child/adult pair + admission (Admission into the Zoo is not included for non-members.)
*Additional children or additional adults not part of the pair are $5.


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