Bring the Zoo to You

Bring the Zoo to You

Bring the Zoo to You

One of the world's best zoos is on the road! Bring the Zoo to your school, library, senior center or event. We offer unique educational experiences that are fun, interactive, memorable and engaging for children and adults. Our animal experts deliver programs that will educate, inspire and engage your group.

Our programs bring zoo artifacts and sometimes even live animals from our Zoo to you! View our offerings below.

Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 or zoo2you@OmahaZoo.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Assemblies

When you have a big audience you need big entertainment, and big education. With or without animals these programs are perfect for your school.

Assembly Programs

Classrooms

Our STEM experts are coming soon to a classroom near you. We provide hands-on educational experiences that make science come alive and foster a lifelong love for conservation. These programs are correlated to Nebraska and Iowa Standards. We have programs perfect for every level from Pre-K through Grade 12.

Classroom Programs

Libraries

Our library programs are a perfect addition to your schedule. When you bring one of the world’s best zoos to your site, you can count on a great educational program that will fit your theme. These presentations provide a lasting memory as they inspire and educate children and adults.

Library Programs

Afterschool and Summer Programs

Whether you have the zoo as a long term provider, or for a single visit, the Zoo is the perfect mix of education and fun for your afterschool program.

“You demonstrated the VERY BEST in after school programming and practice” – Sandra, Ed. D.

Afterschool and Summer Programs

Senior Outreach

When we visit your community, it is like a visit to the zoo for those who cannot attend. We will provide an update on the exciting new things at the zoo. The engrossing presentation uses pictures, videos, pelts and even live animals.

Senior Outreach Programs

Guest Speakers

If your event is looking for a guest speaker, call us to see if a zoo expert is available. We charge a small fee for speakers to help offset our costs.

Zoo Trunks

Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 or classes@OmahaZoo.com to reserve your Zoo-To-You trunk.

Includes the following:

  • Interactive activities
  • Hands-on lessons
  • Animal artifacts (examples: sea shells, replica shark jaw, or penguin egg replicas)
  • Life-size animal prints (example: sea turtles or penguins)
  • Videos and books

Topics Available:

  • Penguins
  • Oceans

What You Need To Know

  • Free with refundable $50 security deposit and contract due upon checkout.
  • Can be used up to one week in the classroom. Please call for extended time periods.

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