Safari Squad - Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

Safari Squad


Join us for a Zoo adventure to see nature through your toddler’s eyes!
Bring your young explorer for a playful adventure at Safari Squad. This fun toddler program is available to both members and non-members! Designed for children 1 to 4 years old with an adult, classes feature an animal encounter, storybook reading, creative art, and free-choice play stations, such as sensory play and activities. Each month has four weeks of themed learning and nature play-based activities. Sign up you and your toddler for an individual class or join us for all four weeks of fun!  

Program Rates

Member Child/Adult Pair  $12 per class
Non-Member Child/Adult Pair  $15 per class + child Zoo admission + adult Zoo admission 
Member Additional Adult    $10 per class  
Non-member Additional Adult   $10 per class + adult Zoo admission 


Sign up your toddler (ages 1-4) for an individual class or join us for all four weeks of play!

Class registration closes 48 hours prior. *A minimum of three participants is required to hold the program. Classes may be canceled in the event of low enrollment.

Splendid Spring:

Hop into spring with us and buzz around the zoo! Together we will explore the magical changes of nature as winter turns into spring. Through hands-on activities, dramatic play, and close-up animal encounters, you and your little one will learn all about the blooming flowers, the migrating birds, the baby animals that make springtime so magical, and more! 

April - Springtime Pals

Members register here!
Non-members register here! 

May - Movin’ & Bloomin’ 

Members register here!
Non-members register here!

Sizzling Summers 

We are sensing a heat wave of summer fun and you are invited! With the help of nature sounds, sensory play, literacy activities, and animal encounters, discover the unique ways animals beat the heat. Join us this summer to learn about the different animals that thrive in the summertime. We know it will be zoo much fun! 

June - Beat the Heat

Members register here!
Non-members register here!

July  - Sounds of Summertime

Members register here!
Non-members register here!

August - Fun in the Sun

Members register here!
Non-members register here!


Registration Information

  • This program is available to both member and non-members.
  • Pre-registration for this program is required, and must be made a minimum of two days prior to the program date.
  • Classes begin at 9:00 am and last one hour. Please arrive up to 15 minutes early for the program.
  • Locations for the program are subject to change and will be communicated in advance.


  • The cost of this program is based on a one-to one child/adult ratio. Any additional children must be paid for, and have an additional adult accompany them in the program.
  • Payment for the program, and any additional attendees, is due in full upon registration from the program.


  • A cancellation notice must be given seven days prior to the program date to receive a full refund. If a cancellation notice is given less than one week from program start date, this will result in a fee of 50% of the total cost of the registration.
  • * A minimum of three participants is required to hold the program.  In the event of low enrollment, a cancellation notice will be sent to the registrant email, and a full refund for the class will be given.

Education Department

Phone: 239-262-5409 ext. 158
Email: [email protected]


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