Self-Guided School Group Visit -
Explore the zoo on your own and enjoy discounted admission rates, given to school groups* that pre-register at least three weeks in advance and pre-pay at least two weeks in advance.
Pre-Registration is required to receive the discounted student rate.
Discounted Admission for School Groups
School groups that pre-register and pre-pay for a field trip at least two weeks in advance in eligible to receive the discounted student rate.
- $4.00 per student
- Teachers and bus drivers are free
- One chaperone per 5 paid students is free. Additional chaperones above the 5:1 ratio are subject to the adult admission fee
*These rates do not apply to daycare or day camps. For Discounted Admission Rates for Youth-Oriented Organizations please click here
Kent County School Groups
Discounted Admission for Homeschool and Virtual Learning Groups
Groups of 25 or more homeschool/virtual learning students that pre-register and pre-pay for a field trip at least two weeks in advance are elgible to receive the discounted student rate.
$4.00 per student
One chaperone per 3 paid students is free. Additional chaperones above the 3:1 ratio are subject to the adult admission fee.
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. A separate reservation must be made for each visit. All paid students, teachers, and adult chaperones are issued a wristband for admission into the Zoo once payment is received. Wristbands will be mailed to your school. Please find a copy of our wristband policy below.
Register **Please note, registration forms for Spring of 2021 will not be accepted until January 4, 2021.
*Teachers who are submitting request forms for Wild Encounters or Zoo Explorer Tours – please submit only one form with both admission and program information.
Go Beyond a Field Trip - visit our Resources for Learning page for ways to engage your students at a deeper level while visiting the Zoo and ideas for how to incorporate your zoo visit back into your classroom curriculum.
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