Cub Club

Developed specifically with early childhood learning foundations in mind, this hour long class gives little learners a chance to explore nature and animals in a safe, nurturing environment.  Get to know nature through play experiences, art, songs and stories, early science explorations, and of course - special animal friends!  Supervised outings to zoo exhibits that complement the lesson may also be included, weather permitting.  Each month holds a new lesson - attend one or enjoy them all!

Cub Club is designed to accommodate emerging independence - caregivers may participate with their child, or observe the fun from the adult seating area.  Caregivers and children comfortable with drop-off are permitted to do so, provided the child is fully potty-trained. This program is for children 3 and 4 years old with adult caregiver participation optional.

Each month features a new lesson - join us for one or attend them all!

2020 Cub Club Dates and Topics:

Date Time Topic Status
February 1 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. All About Alligators OPEN
March 7 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Charming Chinchillas FULL
April 4 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Owls are a Hoot Cancelled due to COVID-19
May 2 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Tortoise Talk Cancelled due to COVID-19
June 6 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Bugs are the Best Cancelled due to COVID-19
July 11 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. No Kidding, Goats! Cancelled due to COVID-19
August 15  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Fantastic Frogs Cancelled due to COVID-19
September 12 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. The Virtue of Sloths Cancelled due to COVID-19
October 3  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Snakes Alive! Cancelled due to COVID-19
November 7 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Parrot Pals Cancelled due to COVID-19

Cub Club Fees:

$13 per session, Non-Members  (Members save 15%)

SEASON PASSES available at a discounted fee, for a limited time.  Season pass discounts COMBINE with Member discounts for big savings!  See registration form, or contact the Zoo Education Office for details.

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To Register for Cub Club:

COMING SOON: Online Registration!

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Advance registration required.  Please note due to space limitation, only one adult may attend with each registered child.  For everyone’s enjoyment, unregistered children (including siblings) may not attend. Parents with infants/siblings may wait in the lobby.

Interested in becoming a Zoo Member?  Click here for more information or to join today!

Questions? Contact the Education Department 


  • Phone: (765) 807-1540 
  • Email: zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov