Professional Development

Workshops are open to all educators. Explore new curriculum, participate in hands-on activities and build your knowledge of the natural world.  Workshops are available at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and Wildlife Safari Park, located off Nebraska's I-80, Exit 426.


World Biomes Teacher Travel - Costa Rica
Travel to beautiful Costa Rica with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium!  This trip will immerse teachers in the wild and untamed world of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, visited by only a handful or travelers, and for teachers, a learning experience like no other!  Activities include day and night hikes, kayaking, observing and recording wildlife, and birding.  Learn about rainforest ecology and gain valuable field experience that can be taken back to the classroom. 

This trip is open to teachers (including pre-service).  Registrations due March 31st, 2017.


Zoo Meeting Date:
June 1-2 (9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
Trip Dates:
July 10-17th, 2017

Cost:
$3,500 (includes: airfare, in-country transportation, lodging, food, guides, activities and entry fees)

Registrations
due March 31, 2017, along with a $500 non-refundable deposit.  A second payment of $1,500 is due April 30, 2017.  Final payment of $1,500 is due May 31, 2017.

This trip is non-refundable.

Questions? (402) 738-2092 or email classes@omahazoo.com.