ZOOMobile for Schools

Bring Lessons to LIFE!

Turn your classroom into a zoo by inviting our animals to come to you.

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Kindergarten Programs

Our ZOOMobile animals will get your students wild about wildlife!

“Animal Tales” — Listen to a fun, animated animal story with a zoo educator! Afterwards, you’ll get a chance to meet live animal ambassadors who’ll bring the characters to life.

“Sensory Safari” — Let’s use our senses on a safari like no other! We’ll go on an adventure that will have us meeting, describing, and learning about different types of animals.

“Zoo Groove” — Get up and get moving like all of your favorite animals! Guided play will augment the lesson as you move along with some of our popular ZOOMobile animals.

“Custom Presentation” Have a special topic or animal theme in mind? Let our Zoo staff know, and we can try our best to see if we can accommodate your requests.

Quick Info:

  • Max 30 students per program
  • 30-45 minute engaging presentation with Zoo Staff
  • 3-4 live animal ambassadors
  • Touch opportunities with animal ambassadors (species dependent)

Cost:

Program Cost: $150.75 (trip fees may apply)
Consecutive Program (within 15 minutes of first program): $70.75
Evening Cost: $50 for any programs starting or ending after 5 p.m.

Trip Fees:

Mileage fees are assessed by using Google maps and are measured from the Zoo to the program location.

Miles Cost
0-30 miles FREE
31-40 miles $30
41-50 miles $40
51-60 miles $50
61+ miles Please inquire

 
 

To Register:

Email edprograms@cmzoo.org or call 719-424-7827.
Full payment for ZOOMobile programs is due at time of booking.
 

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Classroom Programs (1st – 12th Grade)

Age appropriate discussion and up-close animal interactions!

“Habitat Hike” — Travel to locations near and far as we explore various habitats animals call home. Students will discuss what each habitat provides the animals that live there, as well as the important roles wildlife.

“Wildlife Wonders” — Animals have amazing adaptations! Get an up close look at special characteristics and abilities that allows them to survive and thrive!

“ZOOM-in” — Students will be introduced to the diversity of the animal kingdom! Learn what make each animal unique from amazing arthropods, marvelous mammals, to remarkable reptiles and more!

Quick Info:

  • Max 30 students per program
  • 1 hour engaging presentation with Zoo Staff
  • 4 live animal ambassadors
  • Touch opportunities with animal ambassadors (species dependent)

Cost:

Program Cost: $150.75 (trip fees may apply)
Consecutive Program (within 15 minutes of first program): $70.75
Evening Cost: $50 for any programs starting or ending after 5 p.m.

Trip Fees:

Mileage fees are assessed by using Google maps and are measured from the Zoo to the program location.

Miles Cost
0-30 miles FREE
31-40 miles $30
41-50 miles $40
51-60 miles $50
61+ miles Please inquire

 
 

To Register:

Email edprograms@cmzoo.org or call 719-424-7827.
Full payment for ZOOMobile programs is due at time of booking.

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Semi-Assembly Programs

Adapt a Classroom program for a larger audience!

“Habitat Hike” — Travel to locations near and far as we explore various habitats animals call home. Students will discuss what each habitat provides the animals that live there, as well as the important roles wildlife.

“Wildlife Wonders” — Animals have amazing adaptations! Get an up close look at special characteristics and abilities that allows them to survive and thrive!

“ZOOM-in” — Students will be introduced to the diversity of the animal kingdom! Learn what make each animal unique from amazing arthropods, marvelous mammals, to remarkable reptiles and more!

Quick Info:

  • 30-100 students per program
  • 1 hour engaging presentation with Zoo Staff
  • 4 live animal ambassadors
  • Touch opportunities with an animal ambassador

Cost:

Semi-Assembly Program: $200.75 (trip fees may apply)
Consecutive Presentation (within 15 minutes of first program): $150.75
Evening Cost: $50 for any programs starting or ending after 5 p.m.

Trip Fees:

Mileage fees are assessed by using Google maps and are measured from the Zoo to the program location.

Miles Cost
0-30 miles FREE
31-40 miles $30
41-50 miles $40
51-60 miles $50
61+ miles Please inquire

 
 

To Register:

Email edprograms@cmzoo.org or call 719-424-7827.
Full payment for ZOOMobile programs is due at time of booking.

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Assembly Programs

Watch animals display natural behaviors!

“Animal Mythbusters”— Can Porcupines shoot their quills? Do cockroaches serve any purpose? Learn the truth about some well known animal myths. After these myths you’ll be seeing wildlife in a whole new way!

Quick Info:

  • Up to 200 students per program
  • 45 minute show with Zoo Staff
  • 5 – 6 live animal ambassadors
  • Touch opportunities with an animal ambassador

Cost:

Assembly Show Program: $300.75 (trip fees may apply)
Consecutive Presentation (within 15 minutes of first program): $200.75
Evening Cost: $50 for any programs starting or ending after 5 p.m.

Trip Fees:

Mileage fees are assessed by using Google maps and are measured from the Zoo to the program location.

Miles Cost
0-30 miles FREE
31-40 miles $30
41-50 miles $40
51-60 miles $50
61+ miles Please inquire

 
 

To Register:

Email edprograms@cmzoo.org or call 719-424-7827.
Full payment for ZOOMobile programs is due at time of booking.

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Scholarships

Partial funding is available for Title One schools.

Frequently Asked Questions:

For schools seeking information about scholarship funding, please view the Zoom Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions.

Scholarship Application:

IF you qualify for our ZOOMobile Scholarship, please fill out a Zoom Scholarship Application.

HANDS-ON
ANIMAL INTERACTIONS
IN YOUR CLASSROOM