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Bleacher Programs



Are you a class, scout group, day care group, summer camp group, 4-H group, science club, home school group, or church group looking for something fun and unique to do at the Zoo?

Groups visiting the Zoo can arrange for a special Bleacher Program from 10am-12pm Tuesday through Friday, as availability allows. 30 minute presentations feature live animals and a variety of age-appropriate content including: animal classification, adaptations, predator-prey relationship, natural history, and behavior. Bleacher programs are $30 for up to 20 people plus $1.50 for each additional person. Presentations are year round. Bleachers (outdoor) seat up to 100 people. The Education Classroom (inside the Discovery Center) seats up to 30 people. Availability of indoor/outdoor seating is weather-dependent.

Please email the Zoo's education department at education@vilaszoo.org to schedule your presentation today! Programs must be scheduled in advance and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Please allow a minimum of two weeks advance notice for scheduling.

For tips on bringing your class to the zoo please visit our school trips page.

Presentation staff are scheduled specifically for individual presentations. 24 hour notice of cancellation is required and greatly appreciated.


April through August

Please arrive at the Zoo with enough time to ensure you and your entire group are at the Education Pavilion by your reserved time in order to take advantage of your presentation in its entirety. Unfortunately at such a busy time of year, it will not be possible to accommodate late groups.