About Preschool Programs

Please contact Jessamy Schwartz at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule a program: email or 218-730-4500 ext. 205. Costs listed below are in addition to zoo admission. There is no additional program charge for adults attending programs with a student group.

30-minute Programs

Cost: Add $1.50 per student, $25 minimum

  • Creature Coverings – Students will uncover the world of animal skins, scales, feathers and fur by taking a close look at animal coverings and how they help animals survive.
  • Super Senses – Students will use their senses to explore the world just like animals do. Through sight, sound, smell and touch, take a close look to see how your senses compare.
  • Animals in Motion – Jump, slither and crawl along with the animals and learn how and why they move the way they do!
  • Frogs & Turtles – Explore these favorite animals up close and learn what makes them special!


Groups receive a discount on general admission if they make a Group Reservation in advance.

For questions or more information contact:

Jessamy Schwartz
(218) 730-4500 ext. 205

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