How You Can Schedule a Docent and What Programs Are Offered:

You can call the Zoo Office at 620-341-4365, e-mail the education department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can write and request an event.

Presentations can be in the Zoo, in the Zoo Education Center at 75 Soden Road, in your school or meeting place.
We ask that groups visiting the zoo have one adult accompany every 10-12 children.

Programs Available at this Time Include:

  • One-hour tour for 1st grade and older
  • Provide small touchable animals and biofacts before or after a teacher-led tour
  • Support a teacher-led lesson with small animals, biofacts and information
  • Present a 30-45 minute lesson on any of the following: owls, snakes & reptiles, turtles & tortoises, classifying animals, endangered species, Kansas state animals, animal coverings
  • Suitcase for Survival
  • Talk about the Zoo to adult groups
  • Bring small animals to care homes

We also Host:

  • Kidzoocation, a one hour program for 4 to 7 year old children
  • Zoo Camp, a week long camp for children who have completed 3rd or 4th grade
  • Safari Edventure Day
  • Docent in the Zoo