ZooKids: Bugs & Butterflies

Did you know that a beautiful butterfly is actually a bug? Or that bugs and insects aren’t always the same thing? There are millions of different types of bugs, and we love them all! Explore the fascinating world of bugs, learn about the many different types, and understand the very important role they play in keeping the plants and animals where they live healthy.

Date and Time

Program Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Cost and Fees

Program Fee: Members $23.00 / Non-Members $26.00.
Parking Fee: $7.00 for non-members. FREE for members.


Lower Entrance. Please park in the Lower Parking Lot and proceed to the Lower Entrance.


Pre-Registration is required. Please review the information regarding ZooKids Registration to learn how to sign up for this program.


Contact: Sarah Cramer
Email: info@oaklandzoo.org
Phone: (510)632-9525 x280

Additional Program Information
  • "Bugs & Butterflies” will be held on April 12 and April 26.
  • ZooKids classes are for children age 4-5.


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