Program options are available Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. If you would like to book a program outside of these times, please contact us by the form below. Programs must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
The Toledo Zoo reserves the right to cancel and reschedule a program due to staff illness or inclement weather.
Virtual Field Trips
Duration: 25-40 minutes
Cost: $40-$85 per session
Description: Utilizing web based distance learning sites students explore STEM topics and view live animals. Three options for programs are available: Creature Features (20 minutes), Animal Exhibit Explorers (40 minutes) and Virtual Classroom Presentations (40 minutes). We strongly recommend a test connection be made in advance of the program.
Mobile Discovery Lab
Duration: 45-60 minutes
Cost: $75-90 per session
Description: Zoo educators can come to your facility! We offer a variety of programs for single classrooms of up to 35 students that align to state standards and introduce STEM and life science topics, along with up to 60-minute community programs formatted for sit down presentation or drop-by tables. Each program features a Zoo Educator, hands-on activities and theme of your choice. A virtual connection to the Zoo may be added to your program for an additional fee.
Programs can take place in the following counties: Lucas, Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot.
Venues more than one hour from the Zoo may be subject to additional travel fees.
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