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Adult

Nature’s Grand Adventures
Share the wonder of nature with your grandchild in this choose-your-own-adventure style series! Grandparents and grandkids will rediscover nature in a way that brings old-school exploration together with today’s tech. Adventurers will enjoy hands-on learning experiences at the zoo while choosing which path their journey will take next. Learn more here.

Nature’s Night Owls
You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the zoo! We offer a variety of adventures to fuel your passion for wildlife. Nature’s Night Owls is a new-to-the-zoo series for single adults 21 years and older.

Docents
Interested in learning how to hold an owl? Want to teach children about tigers? Volunteer as a Docent in the Tulsa Zoo’s Education department. The zoo is searching for adults who enjoy being outdoors, helping others learn, working with animals and meeting new people. Email education@tulsazoo.org to be included on the update list for the docent program.

Cox Nature Exchange
The COX Nature Exchange allows guests to bring in a natural object of interest, learn more about its place in the natural world and select something else to continue the journey toward understanding and respect for all things found in the world around us. More information about Cox Nature Exchange is available here.

Nature’s Buddies
Nature’s Buddies classes are hands-on, zoo-guided adventures for toddlers plus caretakers. Learn more here.

Overnights
Overnights offer an after-hours exploration of the zoo, complete with a night hike and animal presentations. Evening and overnight programs are available for organized groups, or you can join one of the seasonal zoo-scheduled programs. Don’t forget your sleeping bag! Learn more about our upcoming Overnight programs or how to schedule your own here.