youth energy celebration faqs

May 15th, 2018


Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
4850 Powell Road
Powell, OH  43065

Arrival at Heart of Africa Event Center

The Heart of Africa Event Center has its own parking lot and entrance to the Zoo. You will receive parking and arrival instructions after you have registered.

There is another program in the Heart of Africa Event Center in the evening, so if you plan to stay at the Zoo past 3:30p, please move your vehicle to the main parking lot after the Youth Energy Celebration.

Program Agenda:

9:00am Columbus Zoo & Aquarium opens to explore exhibits (on your own)
11:00am Ohio Energy Project Awards & Lunch in the Heart of Africa Event Center
12:30am Return to Zoo exhibits (on your own)
Departure time depends on your school schedule. The Zoo closes at 5:00pm.
Learn more about the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.


Traditionally, the Celebration is a chance for students to get a little dressed up. However with moving the program to the Zoo, please be prepared for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.


Prior to May 15th:   Sue at or 6147851717
Day of Event:   Debby at 5136025522