Saturday Safari 4-6 Year Olds

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Classes are designed to help students (ages 4-6) discover the fascinating world of animals. Classes are held in the Conservation Station and combine a themed lesson with crafts, experiments, trips into the zoo, and animal encounters in the classroom. Program length is 2 hours.


Program Times

  • 4-6 year olds - 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Individual Program Prices

  • Members: $15 (1 child)
  • Nonmembers: $25 (1 child)

Bundle Program Prices

Bundles are: (Sept- May), (Sept - Nov), (Dec - Feb), (Jan - May)

  • 3 Month Members: $36 (1 child)
  • 3 Month Non-members: $66 (1 child)
  • 9 Month Members: $105 (1 child)
  • 9 Month Non-members: $195 (1 child)


Great things are happening at the Greenville Zoo! We are currently in the process of implementing a brand new system for online registration. While our online registrations are temporarily offline, please contact Ren Love at 864-467-5731 to register for Saturday Safari by phone. 

Thank you for your patience as we make move forward!

Program Topics and Dates

Ocean Odyssey

Join us as we dive through the ocean zones, experiment with salt water, and meet a couple of animal friends. 

  • September 14, 2019

Color Changes

Leaves aren't the only things that can change colors! During this class, we'll explore camouflage through games, make our own color changing craft, and meet some colorful critters in the classroom. 

  • October 12, 2019

Beast Feast

Who is the pickiest eater at the zoo? Join us to find out! During this class we will discuss the different ways animals eat, make a snack for our zoo animals, and even meet some hungry animals up close. 

  • November 16, 2019

Homes for the Holidays

We all like to be home for the holidays, including the animals. In this class we will discover different animal homes, run through an obstacle course, and meet some animals with interesting animal homes. 

  • December 14, 2019

Where's My Coat?

Join us as we investigate how animals stay warm in the winder, do cold weather experiments, and meet some animal friends with unique coats. 

  • January 18, 2020

The Buddy System

Life is better with a buddy! Join us as we play animal games, learn about unique animal partnerships, and meet animal friends in the classroom. 

  • February 15, 2020

Great Migrations

During this class, we'll be on the move! Join us as we play trivia, go on a zoo migration, and meet animal friends in the classroom. 

  • March 14, 2020

Animal Kin-Dom

From anteater-back rides to tongue bath time, this class is all about animal parenting! Join us as we investigate unique animal families, participate in the great animal family challenge, and meet animal friends in the classroom. 

  • April 11, 2020

Backyard Safari

There is a wild world right outside our doors! Join us as we learn about local animals, go on a backyard adventure, and meet some local animal friends in the classroom. 

  • May 16, 2020