Bringing the Zoo to YOU!

Skip the bus and permission slips with a virtual program featuring a live Zoom call with our educators and three animals.

Program Topics

Ready for Winter (K-3rd Grade)

Learn how animals in Minnesota and Wisconsin use their adaptations to prepare for winter. Featuring Syke the black bear and two ambassador animals.

Predator/Prey (K-3rd Grade)

Learn how animals use their adaptations to hunt for their food and avoid being eaten. Featuring river otters Logan and Brule and two ambassador animals.

Animal Training (4th-12th Grade)

Discover how and why zookeepers train the animals they care for. Featuring Tundra and Banks the brown bears and two ambassador animals.

Super Senses (PreK)

Examine how your senses compare to those of animals. Featuring Zoey the prehensile-tailed porcupine and two ambassador animals.

Program Format (45 minutes)

  • Introduction
  • Ambassador Animal #1 LIVE
  • Pre-recorded video of exhibit animal
  • Ambassador Animal #2 LIVE
  • Conclusion


  • $100 per classroom or group (up to 30 students)

Program Reservations

For questions or to schedule your program contact:

Melanie Michaels
(218) 730-4500 ext. 205