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School Groups Add-ons

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Partner with the Toledo Zoo’s Education department to plan an interactive and fun learning experience using our wide selection of on-grounds resources and programs. We can cater our resources and presentations to best suit your needs, including contact with live animals!

Please note: Programs arranged through the Education department are handled separately from your School Group registration and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Please click the button below your experience choice to register.

Critter Encounters

These 20 minute encounters feature 2 live animals, take place in Nature's Neighborhood and can accommodate 35 people.

Choose 1 of these topics:

  • Predators and Prey
  • Reptiles
  • Camouflage and Color

Program Times: 10:30, 11:15 a.m., noon or 12:45 p.m.

Cost: $25 per session

Wild Walks

These 45 to 60 minute tours explore one of our popular exhibits. Classes will be divided into groups of 30.

Choose a theme:

  • Habitats
  • Animal Inquiry
  • If I Ran the Zoo

Program Times: Best experienced with early entry at 9:30 a.m.

Cost for total program: $60 per class

Classroom Adventures

These 45-minute classroom experiences delve deeper into science skills and include 3 live animal encounters. Programs take place in the Carson Family Education Center and can accommodate up to 40 people.

Program Times: 10:30, 11:30 a.m., 12:30 or 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $45 per session

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