Let us bring the zoo to you! Our educator outreach program transforms your classroom lesson or special event into a fun and interactive occasion! Every program includes a variety of animals and educational instruction for hands-on learning. We bring learning to life right from your classroom!
Bring storytime to life with animal tales featuring real animals! Follows the journey of one of our animal friends and meet our hero or heroine in person!
Maximum group size: 30 children
Fun and educational programs with our animal ambassadors. Length of time depends on program choice. Age appropriate topics and state standards can be found here - look for the icon.
Maximum group size: 250
Looking to add a little excitement to your next school festival or program? Our animal ambassadors can liven up any function! Simply provide us a space at your event and we will bring the zoo to you!
We can customize a program to fit the needs of your group or present on general knowledge suitable for all ages. Participants may be invited to get up close and personal with Animal Ambassadors, depending on wildlife comfort level, your group size, and overall behavior.
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your Outreach date and time slot. For reservations or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-757-4463 x189.
Payment is due in full four weeks prior to your visit to reserve your program. If you book less than four weeks in advance, a credit card number will be required to reserve your program. If you do not pay in full on the date of your outreach program, your credit card will be charged.
A program date change must be made in writing by email or fax. Date changes will incur a $25 rescheduling fee.mCancellations must be received in writing by email or fax at least two weeks prior to the program date to qualify for a 50% refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within two weeks of the program date.
In addition to mobile education programs, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens also offers field trip opportunities for students of all ages.