Field Trip FAQ
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Download and complete our Field Trip Form. This must be presented with payment at Zoo admissions.
Contact our Education Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 316.266.8213.
Registration for classes, events, or programs is complete upon receipt of your program ticket.
All students are welcome in our field trip programs. Please contact the Education Department if there are needs we can accommodate. If you’d like to set up a program specifically designed for those with special needs, please contact us at 316-266-8213.
Sedgwick County Zoo does not have a care room for children or adults with special needs for feeding or bathroom time. We do have family bathrooms.
If your group is not able to attend your scheduled program, you must notify the Education Department at least 1 hour before the start of your program. If no advance notice is given, the group will be charged a $25 service fee. Title I schools who do not show up will be billed for each admission in addition to the $25 service charge. Fees will be invoiced to the school.
If your group is not able to attend your scheduled education tour, you must notify the Education Department at least 24 hours before the start of your tour. If no advance notice is given, the group will be charged a $25 service fee per tour. Title I schools who do not show up will be billed for each admission in addition to the $25 service charge. Fees will be invoiced to the school.
Due to tight schedules, programs will be canceled if groups are more than ten minutes late. Groups that do not show up AND do not call a minimum of one hour before the program is scheduled to begin will be charged a $25 service charge. Title I schools who do not show up will be billed for each admission in addition to the $10 service charge. Fees will be invoiced to the school.
Sorry, siblings attending the field trip will not be allowed in the program. Siblings and their adults may explore the Zoo and meet back up with the group after the program, but should not plan to wait in the Cargill Learning Center.
We encourage teachers and other adults to review these rules with their groups before their visit:
The zoo reserves the right to contact school administrators if misconduct by students occurs.
You are welcome to eat lunch at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Sack lunches are welcome. Please bring a permanent marker to identify lunches and drinks. We do not reserve areas for school groups to eat lunch.
You may order lunches from our Beastro online here.
Please call 316.266.8226 with questions about your online food order.
We do not offer field trip favors or grab bags at this time. If you’d like to speak to a staff member in our Zoo Store, please call 316-266-8217.
Any adults who plan to accompany your group on their field trip may be included on your Field Trip Form. Everyone included on your Field Trip Form may enter the Zoo at the field trip admission rate if entering together. People who arrive separately from your group will be asked to purchase tickets at the Zoo’s regular admission rates. Zoo Members who arrive separately may use the members’ entrance using their membership card.
We’re excited to see you at the Zoo today! Here are some things to remember during your visit.
As always, some animals may not be visible due to weather or other factors. After 4:00 PM, you may see fewer animals during your visit.
Please read and follow all Zoo Rules and Policies to respect our guests and animals.