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Teachers & Schools
The San Antonio Zoo is one of the finest outdoor learning environments in South Texas! A Zoo visit could be just what your class needs to spark interest in science and observational learning. From characteristics of species, to adaptations for survival, to the wonders of nature, the San Antonio Zoo is the perfect classroom to introduce or reinforce your TEKS curriculum!
In order to help you plan for next year's visit, please note:
*****September 2015 through February 2016 we are offering a special rate of $5 per person.
*****March 2016 through June 6, 2016 our school rate will increase to $9.50 per person.
A fall visit to the Zoo can now be much more affordable!
Zoo Visits During the Summer Months--
The Zoo is a great classroom for all school ages and subjects! Bring students for a self-guided tour and enjoy docent presentations at various locations throughout the Zoo, Tuesday through Friday. Keeper Connection times are located on our map, and students will be able to watch the keepers train or feed the animals. For the most enjoyable trip, schedule visits Monday through Wednesday when the Zoo is less crowded.
Summer School Group Rate Adult: $13.00/person until September 1, 2015
Take advantage of special fall rates:
School Group Rate: $5/person September 1, 2015 through February 27, 2016
Real.Wild.Classroom.Want a hands-on, TEKS-aligned classroom program on your next Zoo visit? Book a R.W.C. program that includes an animal presentation, biofacts, themed activities and a guided tour. This 1.5-hour program is appropriate for all grade levels but must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (210) 734-7184 ext.1504 for more information.
Available year round
Cost per person: $12
One person must pay for the entire group; includes Zoo admission
Click here for helpful information about Real.Wild.Classroom programs!
Home School Programs
Grades K-4 (Ages 6 and up)
August 26 - Animal Math
Cost: $40 per person
August 8 - Project Flying Wild (All grades; 6 credits)
*Please note: All Teacher Workshop registrations close out one week in advance of the event. *
Cost: Free to educators (No family members, please)
* Please note: Teacher Orientations close out 3 days before the event. *
$50 per participant
$25 refundable deposit upon return
Behind the Scenes Career Tours
For: High School and University Students
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Cranes of the World
Hixon Bird House
The Nature Spot
EventsZoo Boo presented by Great Clips
Zoobilation Ball - Zoology 101
Zoo Run Relay
Kids' Zoo Run
Mother's Day Plant Sale
Zoo Lights - Holiday Nights
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