ZooKids: Bugs & Butterflies

Did you know that a beautiful butterfly is actually a bug? Or that all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects? 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 ecosystems.

Date and Time

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

Cost and Fees

Program Fee: Members $23.00 / Non-Members $26.00.
Parking Fee: $9.00 for non-members. FREE for members.


Lower Entrance - Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education Please park in the lower parking lot and proceed up the ramp to the Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education.


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


Contact: Lisa O'Dwyer
Email: info@oaklandzoo.org
Phone: (510)632-9525 x141

Additional Program Information
  • "Bugs & Butterflies” will be held on April 9 and 24.
  • ZooKids classes are for children age 4-5.


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