Adult Programs & Classes

Zoo New England offers year-round adult programs and workshops featuring the latest news and discoveries from the world’s experts on animal behavior, intelligence, ecology, evolution and conservation. Join us to learn more about the various species we share this ever-changing planet with.

Adult Education Classes at Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo New England partners with Brookline Adult & Community Education to offer classes at Franklin Park Zoo. Visit their website at www.brooklineadulted.org for the most current calendar of programs.

Adult Lecture Series

Franklin Park Zoo

Planning for the next Series is currently underway. Please check back for more information.

Become an Educator (Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo)

Support Zoo Education through volunteering or internships! If you have a love of animals and the environment and enjoy talking to people of all ages, join our team! 

College-Level Programming

Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo New England staff are available to teach a course or an individual class to graduate and undergraduate students. We offer lectures as well as classes at the Zoo to supplement in-class learning. Programs can be tailored to specific course goals. Contact us for more information.

Teacher Resources

Check out our Teacher Resources page for more on educational kits, teacher training and special workshops. 

Zookeeper for a Day: Saturday, July 1

Come join us for an inside look at the role of a zookeeper at Franklin Park Zoo! Attendees will learn what it takes to be a keeper and prepare a diet, create enrichment, watch a training session, visit behind the scenes, and more!



Tropical Forest Classroom
Franklin Park Zoo


Saturday July 1st, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm
A staff member will meet you at the GIRAFFE Entrance at 9:45 a.m.


Ages 18+


  • $150 for members
  • $175 for non-members

Price is per attendee.
Please bring money for lunch or a bagged lunch (fridge available for storage).
Confirmation and instructions will be sent upon registration.

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