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Zoo Reach brings a Zoo Education Specialist to you for up to one hour. These inspiring animal adventures are designed for kids ages 2–102 years! Zoo Reach programs are great for any group: schools, adult lectures or retirement homes. Your Zoo Reach program may include any of the following items (we will choose 3–4 based on the size and age of your group): video or story, animal artifacts, craft or finger play, photos and animal visitors! Schedule your Zoo Reach program at least two weeks prior to your preferred date. Call 266-8213 to make arrangements.

Our animal visitors include:

  • Insects
  • Lizards
  • Snakes
  • Turtles
  • Very small mammals

Animal Tales (ages 2 years–third grade)
Fee of $50 covers up to 50 participants. Topics >

Zoo Trek (ages 6 and beyond)
Fee of $50 covers up to 50 participants. Topics >

I work in a Zoo - Career Programs (ages middle school and beyond)
No fee for programs in Sedgwick County. If you are outside Sedgwick County, please call for details. Up to 50 participants welcome.

Amazing Animal Assembly (ages 6 and beyond)
Fee of $70 covers 50 or more participants

Any Zoo Reach programs outside of Sedgwick County will be charged an additional $0.50 per mile.
Fees are valid through December 2014.

Animal Tales Topics

  • Bear Snores On
  • Edward the Emu
  • Hedgehog
  • Is Your Mamma a Llama
  • I Wanna Iguana
  • Mixed-up Chameleon
  • Roar
  • Stellaluna
  • Stranger In the Woods
  • The Great Kapok Tree
  • Verdi

Zoo Trek Topics

  • Apes
  • Cat
  • Dig It!
  • Mammals
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Reptiles & Amphibians
  • Animal Wrappers
  • Jungle
  • Africa
  • Kansas Prairie
  • South America
  • Marine

Additional topics can be created with advance notice.

Contacts
Cargill Learning Center:   Zoo Reach
Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 Zoo Boulevard
Wichita, Kansas 67212
t: (316) 266-8213
f: (316) 712-9867
Hours of Operation
Summer Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 6, 2014 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).
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