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Summer Youth Group Visits

Each summer, the BioPark welcomes youth groups to enjoy the Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden.

Summer Youth Group Discount

Youth group discounts are available on weekdays each summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Reservations are required. Book and pay now at or request a date by filling out a Reservation Request Form.

Eligible Groups

  • Summer day care or camp programs
  • Community center groups
  • Scouts and other civic groups
  • YMCA groups
  • Parks and recreation groups
  • Schools and special education programs
  • Home schools and home school co-ops
  • Schools or programs that serve adult students with developmental or other disabilities

Minimum group size is 10 youth (total of students and infants). At least one adult chaperone for every 10 students is required.

Summer Youth Group Admission Fees

Tickets are for Zoo OR Aquarium & Botanic Garden.

  • Students (ages 3-18):  $3
    • Students with developmental disabilities older than age 18 may be admitted at $3 per person when attending with their school or education program/organization.
  • Infants (2 and under): Free
  • Adults: $3 

Additional Information

  • At least one adult chaperone for every 10 students is required.
  • A single payment for the group is preferred in advance. We accept purchase orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

Reservations Required

Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance in order to receive the group discount.

Pay now: book your field trip at

Pay later: complete the Reservation Request Form. Once your date is reserved, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

For more information, e-mail [email protected].


If your group decides to eat lunch at the BioPark, you are welcome to bring in bag lunches or you can order boxed lunches for children and adults from the café.