Zoo to You

Can’t make it to the Zoo? We’ll come to you! Zoo to You outreach programs provide an engaging and hands-on opportunity at your school or facility. Whether you are looking for a program for your students, library, or daycare, these fun and educational programs are for you!

School Programs

Zoo to You school outreach programs provide a unique educational opportunity right in your classroom for students at any grade level! Each program includes an up-close animal encounter and interactive science lessons aligned to Virginia’s Standards of Learning and Next Generation Science Standards. Choose from one of our fascinating program topics HERE.

Reservations:  Reservations are required at least four (4) weeks prior to the date of visit.

Cost  $300.00/45-50 minute program for up to 30 students with additional travel fee.

Download Reservation Request Form HERE.

Preschool Programs

Zoo to You preschool outreach programs bring together animals and crucial early childhood learning topics such as movement, math and learning! More than just an engaging live animal encounter, these programs are aligned with Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning! These programs are perfect for daycare centers and preschools. Choose from one of our interdisciplinary topics HERE.

Reservations:  Reservations are required at least four (4) weeks prior to the date of visit.

Cost  $150.00/30 minute long preschool program for up to 25 students with additional travel fee.

Download Reservation Request Form HERE.

Adult and Senior Programs

Join the Virginia Zoo as we take you on a journey around the world to discover exotic destinations and animals. Through an interactive presentation, biofact investigations, and animal encounters, adults can travel the globe without even leaving their chair! These programs are perfect for retirement centers, nursing homes, and other organizations.

Reservations:  Reservations are required at least four (4) weeks prior to the date of visit.

Cost  $300.00/45-60 minute program for up to 35 participants with additional travel fee.

Download Reservation Request Form HERE.

Community Outreach

Would you like the Zoo to visit your career fair, STEM Night or other community event? Please contact vazoo.education@norfolk.gov for pricing and availability.

Assembly Programs

Participants will get to meet animal ambassadors in a presentation appropriate for your large group! This new program will keep participants engaged and excited while reinforcing SOLs!

Coming Spring 2018!

Library Programs

Add a wild touch to your library’s summer reading program with themed presentations by the Virginia Zoo.

Coming soon!

For more information contact the Education Department at 757.441.2374 (229) or email.