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EDUCATION

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Brevard Zoo's Mission

"Wildlife Conservation Through Education and Participation"


WHERE EDUCATION & FUN COLLIDE

Brevard Zoo is nationally recognized for its education programs that provide a variety of opportunities to spark interest in conservation, science and the great outdoors.

Each year we host hundreds of groups and events at the Zoo from 15 to several thousand people. Groups take planning, but we have lots of resources available to help your day go smoothly. Click through the links above to get a glimpse of all we have to offer.

SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS

Learning comes easy when children’s imaginations are sparked by a visit to the Zoo. The Zoo offers distinct and unique wildlife habitats for your class to discover. Click on EdZoocation Stations & Teacher Resources above to download activity sheets for you to use before and during your trip to Brevard Zoo. Click on EdZoocational Programs to view all of our course offerings. All of our program content meets teachers’ specific needs. The curricula is aligned with The Florida Standards for grades K-12

OTHER GROUP Programs

Not part of a school group? No worries, you can still participate in the same unique educational activities featured here.
EdZoocation Stations and EdZoocational Programs help science come to life through hands-on activities, animal artifacts, the use of live animals and enthusiastic instructors. Click on the links above for more information.


FALL AND SPRING PROGRAMS FILL QUICKLY, SO PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!


How to Register

To register for a program please email edregistrar@brevardzoo.org or call call 321.254.9453 x219. Groups must register at least two weeks in advance for all visits, programs and activities. Fall and spring programs fill quickly, so please register early! Programs require a minimum of 15 people. Programs can accommodate up to 35 people. 

Confirmation

A letter of confirmation with all the details of the booked program will be mailed after registration. You must retain a copy of the letter for your records and present it upon arrival at the Zoo to facilitate the group’s admission. If there will be more than one class visiting the Zoo, please be sure to distribute confirmation information to all teachers.

Late Arrivals

Due to the popularity of our programs, we may not be able to accommodate your group upon late arrival. Please make every effort to call the Zoo at 321.254.9453 x219 or x489 if your group will be late. We do our best to accommodate late arrivals, but reserve the right to cancel or adjust program length depending on staff availability.


21st ANNUAL TEACHER OPEN HOUSE

September 2017
5:30 to 7:30 pm

Educational organizations and businesses from throughout Central Florida will be present to talk with educators and provide informational handouts and freebies for your classroom and school.  Enjoy a night to mix and mingle with other educators, plan great experiences for your students and win great door prizes. Please check back for more details and registration information.


Educator Workshops

Brevard Zoo’s education department offers a series of workshops open to area teachers, scout leaders and informal educators. These workshops are offered in conjunction and partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute, Marine Youth Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Brevard County Solid Waste Management Department and the Indian River chapter of the National Audubon Society. The goal of these workshops is to give educators training, local resources and new teaching tools for use in the classroom. Click here for upcoming workshops.

School Group Rates

School Group Admission
(Minimum of 15 paying guests)

Daycares & Homeschool Group Admission
(Minimum of 10 paying guests)

  • Children under 3FREE
  • Child (3 - 17)$8
  • Adult (18+)$10

Education Program Reservations
(Minimum of 15 paying participants–
a Zoo admission must be purchased with a program)

  • Education Program$2 per person

Group Activities

    Cape to Cairo Train Ride

  • Ages 2 & up$2
  • Children under 2FREE
  • Africa Kayaking$9.95

Pricing good thru 2016/17 academic year.

Zoo memberships and/or discount coupons not valid with any discounted rates. Booked reservations are considered a “special event” and discounted rates have been applied for the entire group.

All standard rules and restrictions apply.

Questions and information, please contact edregistrar@brevardzoo.org or call 321-254-9453 x219.

Other Group Rates

Children’s Groups 
(4-H, out-of-county parks & rec., summer camps, scout groups, etc. Minimum of 15 paying guests. 1 FREE adult per every 10 paid children with reservation.)

Adult Groups
(Minimum of 15 paying guests.)

  • Children under 3FREE
  • Child (3 - 11)$12.95
  • Adult (12 - 64)$16.95
  • Seniors (65+)$15.95

Education Program Reservations
(Minimum of 15 paying participants–
a Zoo admission must be purchased with a program)

  • Education Program$2 per person

Group Activities

    Cape to Cairo Train Ride

  • Ages 2 & up$2.5
  • Children under 2FREE
  • Africa Kayaking$9.95

Zoo memberships and/or discount coupons not valid with any discounted rates. Booked reservations are considered a “special event” and discounted rates have been applied for the entire group.

All standard rules and restrictions apply.

Questions and information, please contact edregistrar@brevardzoo.org or call 321-254-9453 x219.


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CONTACT BREVARD ZOO

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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