Trying to decide where to take your class field trip this year? Consider The Texas Zoo! We offer  a variety of educational programs designed for that will make this year’s field trip an experience  your students will not forget. All of the Educational Programs offered at The Texas Zoo are TEKS and STAAR aligned.


Included Educational Field Trip Assembly Program:

When your school books a field trip (Aug-May) to The Texas Zoo they will receive a 30 minute educational Assembly Program (Included with admission), which focuses on the difference between mammals, birds, and reptiles. Students will also have the chance to see some of our animal ambassadors. This program can accommodate 120 students at a time.


 Available Additional Programming (Not Included In Admission):

  • Explorer Class (Max 35 student per class):

    When you book the additional Explorer Class your group will receive a 45 minute hands-on classroom based lesson on the topic of your choice:
       Adaptations(K-5th)
       Habitats(K-5th)
       Life Cycles(K-5th)
       Herbivore, Carnivore, Omnivore(K-5th)
       Food Chains/Ecosystems(K-5th)

  • Educational Zooventure (Max 35 student per class):

    This program is an in-depth 2 hour experience designed and created for your students’ grade level and educational needs. Some examples include watersheds and hydrological cycles, wetlands, or interacting ecosystems.

  • Guided Tours (Max 35 student per tour):

    The Guided Tour at The Texas Zoo is a one hour front of scenes tour, guided by one of our education staff. This experience is a great way for larger groups to learn interesting facts about each animal in our collection. Pre-registration only.