Dallas Zoo Close-Ups
Enrich your classroom curricula with live, virtual programs on animal adaptations, habitats, and food webs. Dallas Zoo’s learning programs are aligned with Science TEKS and taught by a Zoo educator.
- Price: $150 per program (up to 30 participants)
- Duration: 45 minutes
- Dates: Available Monday – Friday upon request
- Download the Virtual School Programs PDF
Spots for 2020-2021 are filling up rapidly. To request a program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with at least three days and times to make sure that we are available.
Dallas Zoo educators will log onto link provided by the school (unless school requests link from the Zoo). Dallas Zoo educators will need screen sharing permissions for video and audio. We recommend students have access to the chat feature to ask questions, make predictions, and share observations.
Registration and cancellation policies:
Programs must be booked two (2) weeks in advance of program date.
Your reservation may be rescheduled once without penalty. Additional reschedules will be charged $25 per instance. Reschedule dates must be at least two (2) weeks in advance. Cancellations must be received in writing to Education@DallasZoo.com at least one (1) week prior to the date of your visit. Refunds will not be issued for any amount under $20, for cancellations made within one (1) week of the scheduled date, or for no-show groups. Your school (and/or Big Thought if using LearningPartners funding) will be invoiced for the total reservation cost if you fail to show for your field trip/program or cancel within one (1) week of the scheduled date. We will do our best to accommodate late arrivals, but we reserve the right to cancel or adjust programs as needed. The Dallas Zoo reserves the right to change these policies without notice. Inclement Weather Policy: The Dallas Zoo is open rain or shine. Field trips and programs will be canceled if DISD is closed due to inclement weather. Rescheduling fees due to DISD closure will be waived. Reschedule dates must be at least two (2) weeks in advance. We will do our best to accommodate late arrivals, but we reserve the right to cancel or adjust programs as needed. The Dallas Zoo reserves the right to change these policies without notice.