Bring the Zoo to your students or community organization with ZooVentures! These ed-zoo-cational outreach programs are perfect for all ages and inspire compassion for wildlife and wild places.
ZooVentures offers both in-person and virtual options.
In-person ZooVentures are available for locations within 60 miles of Nashville Zoo. In-person programs are designed for a classroom or library setting, with a maximum of 35 participants per program. (Programs are NOT suitable for a large venue, like an auditorium or gymnasium.)
WILDLIFE | Nashville Zoo is proud to offer programs to help students explore the world of animals and learn the importance of conservation. Live animal demonstrations, animal artifacts and activities involve the entire group.
STEAM | Nashville Zoo is excited to engage, inspire, and transform your students through incredible STEAM experiences.
CAREERS | Do you belong in a zoo? This hands-on learning experience gives a brief overview of the necessary skills, training and education involved in the many career paths within a zoo.
VIRTUAL | These 15 minute pre-recorded or live programs introduce your students to animals or take you on a tour of one of our award-winning exhibits.
Customized programs are available upon request and at an additional cost.
In-Person Programs (within 60 miles)
Early Childhood and Elementary Schools
20-25 minutes per program
$200 for up to 2 programs
$100 per subsequent same-day program
Middle and High Schools
40-45 minutes per program
$250 for up to 2 programs
$150 per subsequent same-day program
35-40 minutes per program
$350 for up to 2 programs
$250 per subsequent same-day program
Virtual ZooVentures are pre-recorded or live-streamed programs that provide up-close encounters with many of our animals and zookeepers.
$50 per 15 minutes of programming. You may purchase additional time to fit the length and needs of your classroom. Please register at least 2 weeks in advance of the program date.
Title I schools can receive discounted pricing on in-person programs. Contact us for details.
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