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Browse education service providers who have been approved to receive funds from Ohio ACE educational savings accounts.


The federal funds used to operate this project are scheduled to expire later this year. As a result, all ACE funds must be used for allowable activities no later than July 1, 2024. (Dates of service must occur before July 1, 2024.)*

All claims requesting payment or reimbursement must be submitted to Merit for processing no later than July 15, 2024. Any funds that are not expended by July 1, 2024 will no longer be available. Claims submitted after July 15, 2024 will not be approved.

*Clarification for service dates/close down for camps: Claims for day camps that have been paid for by parents may be reimbursed if the service date occurs through September 1, 2024. The claim is only reimbursable for day camps during this time period if the parent has paid up front and prior to July 1, 2024.

The Toledo Zoological Society

Field Trips

This service provider requires payment upfront : Yes

Price Range: $25 - $350

Phone Number: (419) 385-5721


Address: 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, Ohio 43609

Service Provider: 201061

Educational Value

The Toledo Zoo offers several camp programs throughout the year that usually occur during winter and spring breaks, holidays and in the summer. Summer camps are offered as single day and week-long options. Camps cater to a wide age range and interests. Before and after care services are available for summer camp programs. Field trips fall under three categories: 1) Critter Encounters - These 20 minute encounters feature 2 live animals, take place in Nature's Neighborhood and can accommodate 35 people. Choose 1 of these topics: • Predators and Prey • Reptiles • Camouflage and Color 2) Wild Walks - These 45 to 60 minute tours explore one of our popular exhibits. Classes will be divided into groups of 30. Choose a theme: • Habitats • Animal Inquiry • If I Ran the Zoo 3) Classroom Adventures - These 45-minute classroom experiences delve deeper into science skills and include 3 live animal encounters. Programs take place in the Carson Family Education Center and can accommodate up to 40 people.