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Zoo to You

BRING THE ZOO TO YOU

Bring zoo animals to your group with our ‘Zoo to You’ outreach programs!

We travel Wednesday – Friday (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) to public venues within Dane County (some restrictions apply). Learn about our Education Animals and meet them up close! This is a great option for senior centers, nursing homes, grade-level school assemblies, after-school clubs, scout groups, community festivals, and grown-up clubs too!

A presentation up to one hour long is $150, and features live animals and a variety of age-appropriate content, including animal classification, adaptations, predator-prey relationship, natural history, and behavior.

Assembly programs to larger groups, and program locations farther from Henry Vilas Zoo have an additional cost.

Please allow a minimum of two weeks advance notice for scheduling.

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Select ‘Offsite’ to see Zoo to You availability.


Please note:

  • Presentation staff is scheduled specifically for individual presentations. 24-hour notice of cancellation is required and greatly appreciated.
  • Animals cannot be presented in food preparation or dining areas.
  • There are seasonal temperature restrictions for the safety of our animals.
  • This program travels to public venues in Dane County only; we are unable to present this program at private residences.
  • Weekends and off hours may be available by request.

Let us bring our animals to you – virtually!!

Sign up for a Virtual Zoo Education program today, limited availability.


Questions? Please contact education@henryvilaszoo.gov