Traveling Zoo

WE ARE CURRENTLY BOOKING PROGRAMS FOR APRIL 2023.

Our Traveling Zoo visits schools, libraries, day care centers, and other institutions with programs that educate and entertain. Children and adults alike will have experiences that are memorable and enjoyable!

Traveling Zoo programs can be adapted to a range of ages and meet different standards, such as LS4.B, LS4.C, and LS4.D. If you would like more information on the standards applicable to your program, please email us at education@brandywinezoo.org. If you would like to book a custom program, please email us with the subject line “Custom Traveling Zoo Program.”

Traveling Zoo Rates
STANDARD PROGRAMS STORYBOOK PROGRAMS
Base Fee $210/program + travel fees $190/program + travel fees
Additional Program Fee $175 each additional program $150 each additional program
Max per day 3 programs 3 programs
Audience Size & Program Length Max – 35 total people (including students, teachers, aides, etc); 30 min per program Max – 35 total people (including students, teachers, aides, etc); 30 min per program
Traveling Zoo Rates
Assembly
Temporarily Unavailable
WALK BY ZOO BOOTH
Base Fee $400 $285 (1 hour)
Additional program fee $275 each additional program $75 each additional (30 min)
Max per day 3 programs 3 consecutive hours
Audience Size & Program Length Max 200 students (50 min) No limit on participants; 1-3 hours

Programs that are scheduled outside of normal operating hours will include an additional fee.

Out of State Programs
Due to permitting issues, out of state programs need to be booked four weeks in advance.

Traveling Zoo Mileage Rates
Calculate your Traveling Zoo fees to include program and mileage rates. Fees are measured by distance from the zoo to your site, in one direction.

<25 MILES – $20 flat rate
EACH ADDITIONAL 10 MILES – $10 per every 10 miles


Standard Programs

ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS

Program Length: 30 minutes

Explore how animals are adapted to live in their environments and discover the importance of biodiversity and why the conservation of each organism matters. This program is tailored to your students age group.


 FIVE SENSES

Program Length: 30 minutes

Discover how humans and animals use their senses of smell, taste, touch, sight, and hearing to learn about their surrounding and interact with their world.


HABITATS AND ECOSYSTEMS

Program Length: 30 minutes

Animals live in their habitat homes, and each habitat contains an ecosystem of interacting plants and animals that rely on each other for survival. Learn about what makes up ecosystems and habitats and what animals need to survive. Optional add on to learn about Delaware ecosystems. This program is tailored to your students age group.


STORYBOOK PROGRAMS

YOUR CHOICE OF STORYBOOK

Program Length: 30 minutes

During storybook programs, we’ll read a story and discuss relevant themes paired with some animal friends and touchable artifacts from the story. Choose from the following books: Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi Barrett, Armadilly Chili by Helen Ketteman, Hank’s Big Day by Evan Kuhlman, and Little Skink’s Tail by Janet Halfman. Choose your book preferences when registering. If you would like a different book, email us at education@brandywinezoo.org with the subject line “Custom Storybook Program.”

Zoo Walk-By Booth

Program Length: 1-3 hours

We can visit your next community, corporate, or school event with live animals, cool, touchable artifacts, and fun facts!