EDUCATION

Classes and School Group Visits

Classes at Wildlife Safari Park


Family Classes


Come join us as we discover and practice adventurous outdoor skills. Classes are held from 1 - 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Children attending must be four years of age and accompanied by an adult. Cost is $13 per person and $10 per person for Wildlife Safari Park members. Pre-registration is required. Call (402) 738-6908 or email scouts@OmahaZoo.com to register.

Beginning Camping and Backpacking:
April 8
May 13

Nature Photography:
April 9
June 10
July 8 (6 - 9 a.m., ages 18 and up)

Campfire Cooking:
April 23
May 14 (ages 18 and up)

Art:
April 30 (In the Garden)
September 23 (On the Plains)

Beginning Hiking:
June 24 (8 - 11 a.m.)

Geocaching and Navigating:
July 9
August 12

Pre-Total Eclipse Astronomy Class 101:
August 19

Family Nights


Bring your cubs out for a night of learning and exploring at Wildlife Safari Park. Programs are held from 6 - 8 p.m. and geared toward families with children ranging from three to seven years of age. Pre-registration and payment required. Cost is $13 per person and $10 per person for Wildlife Safari Park members.

Owl Love My Family Night:
May 12

Teddy Bear Campfire Family Night:
July 7


School Group Visits


School Group VisitSchool admission rates are given specifically to groups when student admission is being paid for by the school. Reservations are required in advance. One person must pay for the entire group to receive the school discount. One adult per 10 students is required. Memberships are not applicable toward school group admission rates or programs.

School Group Admission Fees Prices effective July 5th, 2016
Students (pre-k through college): $3.00 per person
Chaperones: Free

*Memberships are not permitted for school programs or admission. Prices are subject to change.

Student Workshops

Student workshops are designed to expand your students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills through hands-on activities.

  • Available April 1 through October 31 (weather permitting)
  • Times available are 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.
  • Capacity: 40 students per session.  For groups larger than 40, a second session is required.
  • Level: 6th-12th Grade  
  • 3 weeks’ notice required  
  • Fee: $5 per student (minimum fee applicable, does not include school group admission to Wildlife Safari Park)

Amphibian Field Sampling: Provide your students with an   opportunity to engage in real-world science at our Wildlife Safari    Park.  Learn about conservation issues facing amphibians and    collect valuable data, which is used to monitor their health as a    part of our statewide amphibian conservation initiative. Students    will learn how to test water quality, collect samples from    amphibians to be tested for disease, and properly record data. 

Additional educational opportunities are available with your visit. A three-week notice is required.

Call (402) 738-2092 for more information or to schedule a visit.