Teachers, Educators, & Group Leaders
Field Trip Prices & Packages:
We do have a 15 person minimum for groups
Outdoor Amphitheater Wildlife Wonders Assembly Programs: $360
Choose from These Assembly Options
Assembly programs ideal for groups between 100-200 participants. But can be done for smaller or larger groups.
Field Trip Activity Options
General admittance and Petting Zoo
:A collection of adorable friendly farm type animals. This is appropriate for all ages and is our gathering area for the Wildlife Walk, Presentations, Hayrides, and Pony Rides, so this is included in all the packages below. Each guest will receive one free animal feed cup.
Wagon Rides: Our hayride winds through our livestock area and past our Water Buffalo, Camels, and other hoof-stock not seen at the Petting Zoo. Hayrides can carry 20-30 people ( depending on age/size of children) and generally last 20-30 min.
Pony Rides: Saddled hand-led ponies. ( For large groups a pony carousel can be set up to do more rides per hour but additional charges may apply). This is done in the petting zoo area so while the kids are waiting their turn they can be petting and feeding the other farm animals.
Zippity Zoo Program or Classroom Program: Choose from a Zippity Zoo program or Classroom program:
5-6 of our smaller reptiles and exotics. .
These programs are geared toward the age of the students involved.
Programs are hands-on experience!
*Great option for all ages including preschool.
*Great option Preschools and groups that don't have time for a full Wildlife Walk but want an economical way to see something in addition to the Petting Zoo.
Animals may include: Hedgehog, Chinchilla, Skunk, Armadillo, Snake, Baby Alligator, Lizard, Giant Frog, Parrot, Etc...
For an additional fee these program can be upgraded to 45-60 minute programs from 7-8 animals as outlined in our ZOO TO YOU PROGRAMS customized to fit a theme or upgraded to a " more impressive" group of animals such as: Monkey, Kangaroo, Hawk, Lemur, Wolf, Etc... these animals are usually seen on the Wildlife Walk but can be done as a presentation if it better serves your group needs. Prices will vary depending on the animal and staff required.
Wildlife Walks: This is a walking tour of our exotic animal area. On of our Zookeepers will be your personal guide for a Behind the Scenes visit to see animals such as our Wolves, New Guinea Singing Dogs, Cougar, Serval Cats, African Porcupines, Beaver, Wallabies, Wallaroos and Red Kangaroos, Hawks, Lemurs, Binturongs, and others. This walk is along a gravel road and mulched paths with stairs. 35-45 min.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
These prices are an introductory offering for schools, churches, camps and other non-profits for weekday programs only. These are a huge savings compared to normal guest rates. We do have a 15 person minimum for groups for these rates to apply
For weekday group rates the prices are per person, with no distinction between child or adult pricing.
Groups larges than 25 people will generally need to be split up to do different activities at the same time.
Currently we have seating at picnic tables ( some in the shade, some not depending on the time of day) for about 50 kids. Of course if you bring blankets those can be put down for larger groups.
We now have permanent bathroom facilities and a clean port-o-john available for guests.
One adult ( chaperone, parent or teacher) will be admitted free of charge with each 20 paying guests.
All of our activities are outdoors, so in case of inclement weather your event will likely need to be rescheduled.
For the packages above you will generally need to allow 1.5-2 hours here on site. If you are on a tight schedule or want to extend things let us know so we can plan accordingly.
Call or check our Special Events and Seasonal Activities available ( like bouncing baby Spring bottle feeding. Fall Pumpkin patch, holiday Nativity scene, Etc.)
If you have sales tax exemption, then please provide us with the appropriate paperwork. Any Tax exempt organization will need to pay the remainder at the gate with 1 check from the Organization**
We are trying to figure out what works best so your feedback is welcome to help serve you better in the future. Need something different than what you see above? Just get in touch and we will be happy to customize a package for you.
Prices and Options above are for Schools and other non profit educational institutions.
* Rates are for weekdays only
*A minimum of 15 participants for rates to apply.
Pricing & Options are also good for:
For other Group Option and Rates.. click here.
Remember we can always " Bring the Zoo To You" for events at your location as well!
ZOO TO YOU PROGRAMS.
Classroom Animal Adoption
Does your classroom want to help feed an animal at the Zoo?
Adopt! Classroom adoptions contribute to the care and feeding of your adopted animal for one full year. Plus, we’ll give you some fun stuff for your classroom and students. Click here to see how your classroom can adopt an animal.