In light of COVID-19, the Lehigh Valley Zoo has implemented guidelines and requirements to provide safe programs for our guests, staff, and animals. Please fill out a program request form to receive these policies via email. Any questions or concerns can be emailed to email@example.com.
Let the Zoo come to you! The Zoo’s unique animal ambassadors are a great way to introduce conservation topics to your group. These educational programs are great for school assemblies, library events, scout events, and assisted living centers. Our presentations can be adapted for almost all age groups. These engaging programs incorporate Common Core Standards, Pennsylvania Assessment Anchors and Eligible Content, and science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). These programs are not recommended for children under the age of three.
|Zoo Reach||Program Costs|
|One Hour Program with 3 animals|
|50 people or fewer||$375.00*
($475.00 for 4 animals*)
|51 people or more||$475.00*
($575.00 for 4 animals*)
|Each Additional Hour||+$150.00|
|Wait Time In-Between Programs|
|First half hour||Waived|
|Additional wait time||+$25.00/half hour|
|Additional Travel Fees|
|Location within 10 miles||$25.00 fuel surcharge|
|Location further than 10 miles
(Max 50 miles)
|$25.00 + $1.00/mile†|
|†Calculated on round-trip mileage over 20 miles|
What animal species are available for a Zoo Reach animal encounter?
We have a wide variety of animal ambassadors available year-round for conservation education programs. Program animals include mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. All animals presented will be appropriate for the program audience but due to the needs of our animals we cannot guarantee a specific animal species.
*Scheduling Zoo Reach programs with our animals will be limited to the length of time they can be offsite, travel included. We will do our best to accommodate two hour programs if possible. Thank you for your understanding.
For more information, please contact our education department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-799-4171 and dial extension 228, 229, or 247.
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