The programs listed here are options for community groups, including libraries, scout groups, and camps.  The ideal age for each program is listed with the program title.  Each program offers educational content and various objects from the animal world.


Animal Tales

Program length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: children ages 2 to 8 years
Audience Size: minimum 10, maximum 30

This storytelling program is fun for all ages. We'll read and act out stories with animal characters in them. Participants will have an opportunity to touch furs and other biofacts as part of the storytelling process, as well as be a part of the story themselves! 

Animal Champions

Program Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: children ages 6 to 10 years
Audience Size: minimum 10, maximum 30

Can you run as fast as a cheetah or leap like a lemur? Test your knowledge as we learn how adaptations help us and animals! This interactive programs includes hands on exploration stations.

Artistic Animals

Program Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: children ages 6 to 10 years
Audience Size: minimum 10, maximum 30

Singing, dancing, designing, and building all sound like fun things people do, but animals do them too! Come find out how and why animals create artistic works. You will leave inspired to make your own art!

 


Information, Pricing and Scheduling

Each community outreach program lasts 45 minutes. We can provide a one-time program for you. Or many of our current clients have us deliver programs on a monthly, bimonthly or quarterly basis.

Please see Outreach Programs for information on pricing, requesting a program and frequently asked questions.

For more information, please contact the Education Department at (314) 646-4544, option #6, or e-mail outreachrequests@stlzoo.org.