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Tulsa Zoo Education Programs encourage curiosity about the natural world while helping participants become environmentally conscientious and scientifically literate citizens. Created and presented by zoo education professionals, our programs include valuable information, biofacts & visual aids, and experiences with ambassador animals.

For more information on any of these exciting educational opportunities or are you ready to book a program? Please reach out to our Education Department at

Visiting the zoo with your friends and family? Don’t forget to check out Story Time Wednesdays and Cox Nature Exchange

Looking for Educational Opportunities for Your Class or Group?

Tulsa Zoo Education is excited to offer exciting outreach program opportunities to meet the needs of your students with our Zoo 2 U programs and U 2 Zoo programs. We are also pleased to offer virtual programming if that becomes necessary.  Programming through Zoo 2 U and U 2 Zoo, including virtual options, has a variety of topics to choose from and can be tailored to match the age/grade level of the participant.

For more information on any of these program opportunities, please contact our Education Department at

All zoo programs meet current Oklahoma Academic Standards.



During Zoo 2 U programs, we bring the zoo to you! These programs are approximately 1 hour in length and include learning time, activities, and an encounter with one of our education ambassador animals, all led by zoo educators.

  • Zoo 2 U programs are $75 per session and can be in person at your facility. Sessions can accommodate up to 40 students.

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If you are planning a field trip to the Tulsa Zoo you can add on a U 2 Zoo program to make your students’ experience even more memorable and educational. These programs include an engaging presentation led by one of our zoo educators and a visit from one of our education ambassador animals.

  • U 2 Zoo programs are $50, approximately 30 minutes in length, and can accommodate up to 40 students.
  • School field trip reservations are in addition to the on-site U to Zoo programs and are strongly recommended for large groups. These reservations must be made through our group sales coordinator, Karen Williamson ( or 918-669-6609).

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Virtual ZOO 2 U

We will bring the zoo to your classroom virtually! We can remote into your classroom or virtually join students in their homes via Zoom during these LIVE 30-minute programs that include live animals and lots of FUN!

  • Groups are limited to a total of 40 total people and the cost is $75 per session.

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Virtual U 2 ZOO

Let us guide you around the zoo on a virtual field trip! Your group will be virtually led LIVE through a part of the zoo by a trained zoo educator. These 30-minute tours will give you a glimpse of what is currently happening at the zoo. Groups are limited to 40 total people. Please note: Tours do not include any behind-the-scenes areas.

  • Groups are limited to a total of 40 people and the cost is $100 per session.

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