Virtual School Group Programs 

Teachers! Are you looking for an online Educational Opportunity for your students?

Schedule a 30-45 minute virtual program on a Zoo animal of your choice (some restrictions may apply).  We also can do upper level programming on The Role of Zoos in Conservation and Breeding Programs.  Programs can be scheduled Monday through Friday between 9 am and 3 pm.  The cost is $45 per program for up to 30 people,  $65 for a program with 31-50 people, $110 for a program with 51-99 people and $150 for a program with up to 150 people. Please pre-register at least 2 weeks prior to the desired date of the program by calling (814) 864-4091 x 1127 or by emailing

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School Group Programs at the Erie Zoo

Teachers! Are you looking for an Education Opportunity for your students during your zoo field trip? 

Guided tours are walking adventures that take your group of 30 or fewer to the animals' exhibits to observe firsthand the unique behaviors and adaptations of the creatures of the Erie Zoo.  Tours are best suited to school-aged groups and adults and last 30 minutes or an hour.  We can tailor a tour to suit your group's educational needs.  You must pre-register by calling the Education Department to reserve a presentation for your group.  Walking tours are NOT available mid-April to mid-June

 Cost: $50 per group of 30 or fewer.  $45 per additional group from the same school on the same day OR $30 for a 30 minute tour ($25 per additonal group on the same day) To schedule, call Kim at (814) 864-4091 x 1127 or email

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Presentations in the Zoo Classroom

The Erie Zoo is proud to provide you and your class or group with quality programs that will bring topics to life. Don't forget that we can often tailor a presentation to suit your group's needs and all programs are prepared for the age level attending. These 30-60 minute presentations are available to groups of 30 or fewer. The Proposed PA Academic Standards addressed by each program are available upon request.

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Thirty minute presentations are $40 for up to 30 people.  Thirty minute programs for up to 50 people are $60. Presentations in the Erie Zoo Classroom are available year-round (excluding summer). To schedule a classroom presentation, please call the Education Department at (814) 864-4091 or email

Sixty minute programs are $50 for up to 30 people and $70 for up to 50 people. 

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