Wild About Learning
Tulsa Zoo offers enriching opportunities to educate and inspire learners with Zoo 2 U and U 2 Zoo programs. There are several topics available to choose from, and each program can be tailored towards the ages/grade levels of the participants. Programs can accommodate in person or virtual experiences.
Available topics include Oklahoma Wild, Habitat Hoopla, Amazing Adaptations, and Zoo Careers. (Zoo Careers is recommended for middle school and up) These programs are designed to meet the needs of your specific age/grade level and currently support the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science (OAS-S).
When inquiring about program options, please provide your contact information, organization/school name, and the topic you would like to learn more about or schedule.
Zoo 2 U
We can bring the zoo to you! These programs are approximately 1 hour in length and include a presentation, activities, and an encounter with one of our education ambassador animals, all led by zoo educators.
Zoo 2 U programs are $85 per session and can be in person at your facility or virtual. Sessions can accommodate up to 40 students.
U 2 Z00
If you are planning a field trip to the Tulsa Zoo you can add on a U 2 Zoo program. These programs include an engaging presentation led by one of our zoo educators and an encounter with one of our education ambassador animals.
In-person U 2 Zoo programs are $60 and last 30-45 minutes. Sessions can accommodate up to 40 students.
If you can’t make it to the zoo, we can accommodate your class with a Virtual U 2 Zoo session. These include a LIVE tour through a section of the zoo, a presentation, and a visit from one of our educational ambassador animals. These programs last about an hour and cost $100. Sessions can accommodate up to 40 students.
Zoo School is an exciting adventure for students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Each 3-hour expedition covers topics including animal science, life science and physical science. Zoo School includes classroom learning, adventures in the zoo, a fun and educational activity related to the topic presented and a visit from one of our education ambassador animals.
All Zoo School classes are aligned with Oklahoma state teaching standards.
Planning a field trip?
For more information on any of these or other program opportunities, or general questions about programs, camps, or classes, please contact 918.669.6601 or email our Education Department at [email protected].