Wildlife Education

As a fully accredited AZA member, Potter Park Zoo is committed to making significant contributions to mid-Michigan through conservation education that encourages responsible stewardship of the habitats supporting wildlife. The Big Zoo Lesson and the Zookambi summer camp are just two of the many educational opportunities available to visitors. Through these programs, we provide visitors and participants with entertaining, engaging and educational experiences.

Tours and Programs

Potter Park Zoo offers a variety of programs for school groups and teachers. From guided tours to classroom presentation, each of our programs can be tailored to suit your needs.

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BIG Zoo Lesson

This one-of-a-kind hands-on learning experience, brings the classroom into the community by using the most authentic setting available for the children''s learning…the Zoo!
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Zookambi Callout

The Zoo invites day campers for an exciting week of nature discovery, animal adventures, and fun!
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Spend the Night

Spend a fun-filled night exploring Potter Park Zoo. Whether you plan to come with your family, Scout group or school, there is an overnight just right for your group!
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