Can't come to us? We'll come to you! Our outreach programs are fun, interactive and a great way to introduce all ages to science without having to leave your community!

Available Programs

  • Movin’ and Groovin’ Animals

    Read A Loud based lesson that allows children to explore animals’ bodies and how they move, while moving and grooving on their own.

  • Recipe for a Habitat

    We'll add and mix up the "ingredients" that go into making a habitat and discover why they are so important to plants, animals and us.

  • Amazing Adaptions

    Animals have and do some pretty bizarre things to help them survive. We will discover some of their Amazing Adaptations and a few of our own!

  • Buy, Sell, SAVE!

    In this game show style program, find out how much our actions as consumers can affect our planet!

  • Unique Adaptations for Unique Biomes

    Ever wonder why some lizards have spikes or why some mammals are extra fuzzy? Analyze these adaptations and more to find out what biome the animals are originally from.

Group Rates

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  • $80 For groups up to 80
  • $150 For groups of 81-150 attendees
  • $250 For groups of 151-300 attendees

Additional Costs

  • $0 Under 20 miles away
  • $10 20-40 miles away
  • $50 41-60 miles away
  • $45 add a consecutive program day
  • Please call if over 60 miles away

Requirements
  • All outreaches must be booked at least 1 month from the program date.
  • Our standard group size in 80 or less attendees per program. Special group pricing applies to groups of 81-150 and 151-300.
  • Additional programs day of must be consecutively with each other to get the discounted rate of $45
  • No Food or drink allowed during programs.
  • No other animals should be present during programs.
  • No other activities during setup or presentation.
  • An adult representative must be in the class at all times during the program.
Additional Information

All Zoo To You Outreach programs must be booked a least 1 month from the program date. To check availability after the 1 month cut off, email education@chattzoo.org or call (423) 697-1322 ext: 5782.

If you book an outreach program after the 1 month cut off period, there will be a $25 late fee.

Programs are available every Tuesday-Saturday, 9AM-3PM. An additional fee of $25 will be added to programs that are not within this time frame.

PreK-1st grade programs are approximately 30 minutes long, and 2nd grade + are 45 minutes long.

All programs include a special animal encounter.

Senior Programs

Animal-assisted therapy has been the subject of much research and has been proven to increase serotonin levels, lower blood pressures and reduce depression. In other words, make people happy and less stressed!

Information regarding the particular animal and their role both in the world and at the Chattanooga Zoo will be given. To book your Zoo to You Senior Outreach call 423.643.578

Additional Information
  • Available Mondays only
  • This is a 30 minute presentation
  • No Food or drink allowed during programs
  • No other animals should be present during programs
  • No other activities during setup or presentation