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The Brandywine Zoo offers on-site Zoo Classes as well as traveling outreach programs that meet education standard K-12. We are also a great resource for Pre-K, hands-on learning through our storybook or other Pre-K programs. Visit our Zoo School or Traveling Zoo pages to find out more information on our programs, or to book a program with the zoo.
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Join the Teacher Advisory Council
Brandywine Zoo's Teacher Advisory Council provides educators with an opportunity to be involved in decisions about education at the Zoo. Teachers involved in the council will help with curriculum and program development. To join, please email Curator of Education at Jacque.Williamson@state.de.us.
Book an Education Program for your school
The Brandywine Zoo offers on-site tours as well as traveling outreach programs that meet education standard K-12. We additionally are a great resource for PreK, hands-on learning through our storybook or other PreK programs.
Visit our Zoo School and Traveling Zoo pages to find out more information on our programs, or to book a program with the zoo. Or, stop by our Group Visits page for more information on group admission rates or informal, non-curriculum programs for groups.
Frequently Asked Questions and Planning Your Program
What program is right for your group? Where do you go when you arrive at the zoo? What information should you provide chaperones? Visit our Program Planning and FAQ page for more information about picking, booking, and attending programs with the Zoo.
Prepare for Your Trip!
DOWNLOAD our Zoo Preview to help get your students ready for their trip to the zoo! This preview goes over our rules, layout, and animals you'll see during your visit!
Animal Behavior Program
DOWNLOAD our Animal Behavior Pre-visit lesson to prepare your students for their Animal Behavior lesson at the zoo. This lesson includes a pre-visit investigation of the animals your students will be assigned (by you) and observing when they come to the zoo.
Participation in our ADOPT* program gives students the opportunity to learn more about wildlife while creating a personal bond with the Brandywine Zoo and its inhabitants.
It's fun, educational and rewarding. By making a class donation of $100 or more, your students will support our education and conservation goals both here at the Brandywine Zoo, as well as around the globe.
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