Learn at the Zoo

Let us be the educators for a day! Take your students on a trip around the world at a place where people connect with animals.

Field Trips

Each year, we see thousands of students, teachers and parents--traveling from as far as 250 miles in some cases--pour through our gates for field trips at the Baton Rouge Zoo. And we're happy to say that those numbers, as well... Read More »

Safari Night

What goes on at the Zoo at night? Safari Night guests get to find out! Monkeys chatter, wolves howl and tigers roar as your Safari Guide leads your group on walking tours of different parts of the Zoo. You'll... Read More »

Twilight Tours

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo invites you to visit this summer for Twilight Tours every Tuesday and Thursday evening this June and July. Take a twilight tram ride through the Zoo in the cool of the evening. Enjoy a narrated... Read More »

Wildlife Safari Theatre

Take a trip around the world - no passport needed! The Zoo's Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre shows take place every weekend and transports our visitors to the farthest corners of the world. Get up-close to our native neighbors such as... Read More »

Spring & Summer Zoo Camps

The Baton Rouge Zoo offers Zoo Camps year-round including spring break, summer break, fall break and winter break. Every Zoo Camp offers:  Guided hikes through the Zoo Behind-the-scenes tours Animal encounters Keeper chats Crafts, games, snacks Summer Zoo... Read More »

Zoo Krewe

Zoo Krewe is a specialized year-round volunteer program for teens, ages 13 -17, where members are provided with hands-on training on what it is like to work at a Zoo. Only a select group of Zoo Krewe applicants are accepted each... Read More »

Zoo & Me Morning

This program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Every Zoo & Me Morning incorporates exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you... Read More »


FrogWatch USA was created in 1998 by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as a contributory Public Participation in Scientific Research. In 2009, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) assumed management of FrogWatch USA as part of its long-term commitment... Read More »