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

  • Scroll down to explore our programs via the "Program Chart" and the "Curriculum Map" buttons. We are also happy to present a "General Conservation" program to include animal meet and greets or present a special topic based off what your group is currently learning. Once you know what program you would like, please submit the Zoo to You Application (can be found by clicking the 'Apply' button)  so we can add your group to our calendar. Thank you for your interest in Zoo to You Outreaches!


Group Rates

  • $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

  • 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 at least two weeks from the program date. To check availability after the two week cut off, email or call (423) 697-1322 ext. 5790.


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


Programs are available every day from 9 AM-5 PM EST. If you book an outreach program to occur outside of that time frame, an additional $25 fee will be required.


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

All programs include a special animal encounter.

Senior Safari 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