Summer | Auditorium Programs ~ World Traveler


During this 30-minute program, your students will join our educators on an imaginative journey around the globe. Participants will meet 3 animal ambassadors from different habitats and discover they survive in the places where they live.
By the end of this program, we hope that participants leave with a greater appreciation for wildlife and the habitats that they live in. This program includes digital learning resources and admission into the Zoo.
- $12 per participant/additional chaperone; 1 free adult per 10 students
- *Title 1: $6 per participant/additional chaperone
*Title 1 funded school

Minimum Fee: $350

Offered At

Virginia Zoo

Our school and group programs are great for any group – not just schools! Scouts, homeschool groups, libraries, senior centers, and more can all enjoy these exciting offerings. These programs give participants a memorable, fun, and highly educational way to learn about animals and conservation.

All programs are age-appropriate and complement the Virginia Standards of Learning along with curriculum requirements in North Carolina and for private schools. Scouts can also complete certain badge requirements; ask us for more information!

Behind the Scenes Tours

We share our reservation portal with our school programs. Guests that are reserving a Behind-the-Scenes Tour, don't be alarmed when the site asks for teachers' information and school information.

  • Teacher = Main Tour Contact
  • Organization Address = Home Address

The invoice is sent to the email listed on the request form. Payment can be made through the link in the email or over the phone.
Payment needs to be done ASAP once you receive your invoice.

For all reservation requests, there must be a 10-day notice of the date requested.



Science, Animals


200 students, Min 0 chap.


30 min.


Field Trip


1, 2, K, Preschool

Price Options

$12.00 per Person for School Group

$6.00 per Person for Title I School