Meet others who share your passion for the natural world.

Enjoy an evening social with your friends during a Right Bite dinner. Roll up your pant legs for a sunrise excursion on a local waterway. Discover how your daily living can positively impact the natural world. Even dedicate yourself to learning something new.

Together, we can make a difference.

Shedd Adventures

Shedd Adventures are custom-designed programs for Shedd members. They cater to your love of nature and the outdoors, your curiosity about wildlife and wild places, and your quest for personally meaningful travel.

Shedd Adventures offers incomparable opportunities to see and experience your favorite animals — such as beluga whales, sea turtles and rainbow-hued reef fishes — in their pristine wild habitats. Shedd Adventures focuses on animals and regions of the world that have intrigued and inspired you during Shedd visits. Now gain a deeper connection to the aquatic world — and the memories of a lifetime — with Shedd Adventures.

Learn more about Shedd's travel programs.

Professional Training Seminars
Join Shedd’s experienced professionals in exploring leading trends in animal training and animal health. With more than 32,000 animals, including invertebrates, fishes, reptiles, birds and mammals, Shedd’s world-renowned facility offers an extraordinary working environment for these unique professional development experiences. 

Animal Training Seminar
with Ken Ramirez
Learn industry-leading animal training techniques, with unique access to Shedd’s diverse animal collection. These training methods can be adapted to any species, from marine mammals and a host of terrestrial exotic animals to pet dogs and cats.

This program is now sold out.

Refund Policy

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Photos and Videos

Check out photos and video of Shedd's amazing animals on our Flickr group pool and YouTube page. Share with others and add your own!

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