Education Programs

  1. Education Classes
  2. School Field Trips
  3. Keeper Chats
The Ralph Mitchell Zoo offers quarterly educational opportunities, with classes geared toward all ages. We invite families, clubs, school groups, and others who are interested in learning more about animals to attend.  
   
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes! Eyes, Ears, Mouth and Nose!

Ages 5 and Under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Class will be held in the Tennis Club House. 
 
All About Zoo Keepers. 
Ages Kindergarten to Adult. Children 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost $3.00 per person. 
 
I Spy - Final date, time, and location TBD
Booth will be at All About Kids.  
   
This State I Call Home. 
All Ages. Children 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Class will be held in the Tennis Club House. 
   
 2016 Education Class Descriptions
Family/Individual Enrollment Form
Group/ Club/ School Enrollment Form
                                                                                                                                                                            
   
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Helpful Information 
- Classes are held in the Tennis Club House located North of the Tennis Courts.
- Class size limited to 50 attendees
- Tour sizes limited to 15 attendees per tour
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
- Classes start on time, so please be prompt
- Fees must be paid for at time of enrollment
          - All payments are final 
- Checks need to be made out to City of Independence with RMZ Education on the memo line. 
- Mailing address: 120 N 6th, Independence KS 67301 Attn: Barb Beurskens