Classroom Programs
All of our offsite school programs meet California State Science Frameworks!

ZooMobile - Live Animal Program
Let us bring live animals to your pre-K through 12th grade classroom with the Sacramento Zoo’s ZooMobile! We can visit schools, community centers or libraries that are within an hour's drive of the Zoo.

View ZooMobile descriptions here and search for available dates!

Thanks to grants received from the River Cats Foundation and the Yocha Dehe Community Fund we are able to offer a limited number of ZooMobile scholarships. Visit the scholarship page for more information.

Sponsor a ZooMobile!
Help us bring live animals to a school or classroom. You, your company or your organization can purchase a ZooMobile for economically disadvantaged schools, or any school of your choice.

We can visit schools that are within an hour's drive of the Zoo. We will do up to three programs per moring or two per afternoon, in the same presentation room. Your classroom must be at a school, community center or library; we cannot take the ZooMobile to a private home. 

Please call (916) 808-5889 to sponsor a ZooMobile

ZooMobile for a Classroom, Docent showing a tortoise ZooMobile for a Classroom, Staff showing a lizard

Docent Outreach Program
Or check out our Docent Outreach Program, a volunteer educator will illustrate our Zoo animals’ adaptations to different habitats. This is a great introduction to a Zoo visit or as a standalone program about animal habitats..

  • Available Tuesday through Friday. Not available between Mother's Day and Father's Day 
  • Kindergarten - 4th Grade 
  • 40 students maximum per program. We will do up to three programs per day for a maximum of 120 students. Each program must take place in the same presentation room 
  • Only $10.00 per program

Register for a Docent Outreach Program here!


Docent Outreach for a Classroom, answering questions Docent Outreach for a Classroom, showing a map

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