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Classroom Programs

Classroom Programs

Formal education programs at the PepsiCo Foundation Education Campus may be scheduled Monday through Friday, August through May at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.  Programs are available for Pre-K through 12th grade and have been developed in conjunction with the Sunshine State and the Common Core Standards.  Our presentations focus on a grade-level appropriate subjects and may include up-close and hands-on animal encounters. 

When scheduling a program at the Zoo please keep the following in mind:
Please be sure that the date that you choose coordinates with your school calendar and bus calendar, as well as other teachers involved. 

Payment of program locks in your reservation. Program payment is due within 2 weeks of the scheduled program.  If payment is not received within two weeks of the scheduled program, this will result in a cancelation of reservation.  The fee for one program is $3 per student with a minimum of 15 students.  Groups are required to have 1 adult per every 10 students. Extra Chaperones will be charged a fee of $3 per person above the group chaperone requirements.  (i.e 57 students and 12 adults – the 7 extra adults will be charged a total of $21).

Program fee includes a 30-45 minute program and activity packet. Program activity packets are e-mailed in advance of the program and include vocabulary lists, recommended reading lists, as well as suggested activities. Admission to the Zoo is not included in your program fee.


Please check back soon for an updated list of new and exciting classroom programs!


Interested in booking a program? Email (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 904-757-4463 x122.

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