Field Trips & Teacher Resources
School Field Trips
Bring your class to the zoo for an unforgettable day of learning and fun. Schools with a reservation receive a special rate of $2.00 per student and includes the two activities listed below. To schedule a visit, download a Reservation Form and fax the completed form to 707-441-4237, email it to ten.o1540090059ozkra1540090059paiou1540090059qes@t1540090059nadne1540090059ttaoo1540090059z1540090059 or snail mail it to Sequoia Park Zoo School Reservations, 3414 W Street, Eureka, CA 95503. For questions or more information, please call the ticket booth at 707-441-4263 ext 5 during regular zoo hours.
You must have a minimum ratio of 1 adult for every 8 children/students (through grade 12). Any additional adults over a 1:5 ratio will be required to pay full admission.
Students must follow zoo rules and be accompanied by an adult at all times.
All school field trip reservations include:
Visit to the Contact Corral – A 30 minute reservation accommodates up to 25 students. If your group is larger than 15, you will be asked to split in half and alternate between the Contact Corral and other Barnyard exhibits. Reservations are available Tuesday – Friday from 10:30am – 1:00pm.
In addition to time in the contact corral, all classes with reservations will be able to participate in a FREE hands-on activity in our Learning Lab. This 30-minute presentation plus mini-tour will focus on the importance of our watersheds and teach students how and why we need to protect these valuable resources.
Optional activities include:
Scavenger Hunts – Scavenger hunts are free of charge and should be downloaded and printed for your students prior to your visit. Two versions are available depending on grade level:
Guided Zoo Tours – Guided tours are approximately 30 minutes and cost an additional $25.00 per class. Adult chaperones are included in the price. Tour themes include: Zoo Mammals or Zoo Birds & Reptiles.
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