Explore Zoology

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And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” (Genesis 1:24)

Zoology is the study of animals and their behaviors. From cute little sugar gliders to massive camels, Explore Zoology at the Ark offers an in-depth look at a variety of animals in God’s creation. Learn about animal kinds and dispersion of animals after the Flood through close-up animal encounters with our trained zoologists.

One parent will be responsible for transportation to and from the location.

Open to students ages 11 to 18 years of age.

Explore Zoology is a 3-hour program scheduled from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Due to parking and bus transportation to the Ark Encounter, recommended arrival time is 12:30 p.m.

The Explore Days program is on a four-year rotating schedule. Each Explore Day includes a minimum of three hands-on, interactive sessions. The yearly topics are provided in the schedule below.

Please keep in mind that some of our activities are contingent upon weather. This event is rain or shine.

Availability is limited, so sign up today!

Pricing & Registration

  • $24.99/student (Ark Encounter general admission is not required or included)
  • Includes all scheduled events and parking fee.
  • Price includes one student (age 11 to 18). Additional students are $24.99 each.

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Days FAQ page.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to schedule an exclusive Explore day for your group.

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  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Session 1 Animal Design: Fur, Feathers, & Scales Habitats: Forests Biodiversity: Birds of the Air Biogeography: The Ice Age
Session 2 Animal Design: Comparative Skull Lab Habitats: Deserts Biodiversity: Creeping Things Biogeography: Island Hopping
Session 3 Animal Design: Animal Babies Habitats: Grasslands Biodiversity: Beasts of the Field Biogeography: Domestication

The Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 seasons of Explore will be covering Year 2 topics.