6th-12th Grade

6th-12th Grade Programs

Animal Programs

Length: 30-45 minutes
Cost: $2.00 per student ($35 minimum) plus admission
Maximum: 30 students per program

Animal programs are engaging, hands-on presentations that feature three live ambassador animals. Choose one of the topics below that best fits your learning.

  • Animal Classification – Live animals will help students test their animal classification skills.
  • Herpetology – Examine reptiles and amphibians up-close to learn about their biology, natural history, and taxonomy.
  • Zoo Jobs – Learn what it’s like to work at a zoo! Meet live animals as you explore the careers of zookeeper, animal trainer, educator and veterinarian.

Guided Zoo Tour

Length: 90 minutes
Cost: $3.00 per student ($55 minimum) plus admission
Maximum: 30 students per tour (students will be divided into two groups)

Embark on a tour of the zoo with an experienced guide and learn the unique stories of our animals. Tour does not include African lions, bald eagles or Australia Building.

Behind-the-Scenes Program

This program is currently unavailable.

Length: 90 minutes
Cost: $4.00 per student ($60 minimum) plus admission
Maximum: 30 students (students will be divided into two groups)

Zoo Careers – Experience what it’s like to work at a zoo! Students will learn about the many jobs at a zoo including zookeepers, educators, and veterinarians. Tour behind the scenes, prepare animal diets, observe animal training, read x-rays, and more!

Reservations


For more information, please contact:

Kat Frye
kfrye@lszoo.org
(218) 730-4500 ext. 205