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 classroom styleFor 1 program - groups of up to 30
  • $145 classroom styleFor 2 programs - groups of up to 30 
  • $210 classroom styleFor 3 programs - groups of up to 30
  • $250 assembly style

    1 program (30+ participants/program; max 300 participants)


Additional Costs

  • $0 Under 20 miles away
  • $10 20-40 miles away
  • $50 41-60 miles away
  • Please call if over 60 miles away

  • Our standard group size is 30 or less participants per program. Assembly style pricing applies to groups of 30+ participants per program.
  • Food should not be prepared/served within 20 feet of the presentation area.
  • No other animals should be present during programs. However, if there are other organizations presenting animals, please call our Education department to discuss details. (423) 697-1322 ext. 5790.
  • 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.

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