Title 1 Programming With the Zoo
The Sacramento Zoo strives to provide unique science-based educational experiences to children of all ages. From field trips to a variety of virtual programming, we offer many ways for children to foster an understanding and appreciation of wildlife. We are also proud to offer a variety of education program scholarships to qualifying schools and organizations. Read on for more information on our varied programs and scholarship opportunities currently available.
*Discounts and scholarships can not be combined.
Applications MUST be submitted prior to registering.
Title 1 Field Trip Reservations
The Title 1 field trip must have a minimum of 12 individuals to qualify for the discounted rate and MUST be a verified Title 1 school as of the current year.
2023 Title 1 Field Trip Rates
Anyone aged 2 and above: $5.00 per person*
Children ages 0-1: Free
To submit a Title 1 Field Trip reservation, please visit our Field Trips and Groups page.
*Title 1 statuses will be verified prior to your visit by the reservation specialist. If Title 1 status cannot be confirmed, you will be contacted and charged the standard field trip rate on the day of your visit.
Title 1 Field Trip Scholarships
Due to high volumes of requests, the Title 1 Scholarship is no longer available.
If you have any questions regarding other Title 1 opportunities, please contact the Reservation Specialist.
The Science Education Scholarship Program at the Sacramento Zoo was only possible through a generous grant from the U.S. Bank Foundation.
Virtual Program Scholarships
Made possible through a grant from the Save Mart C.A.R.E.S. Foundation
This 15-minute pre-recorded video features Sacramento Zookeepers and animals, interactive graphics, and integrated discussion breaks to engage your classroom in critical thinking and collaborative discussions. The theme of this video is healthy living- how the Sacramento Zoo keeps their animals healthy, and what all animals (including humans) need to stay healthy. Topics within the video includes: eating styles of animals, food chains and food web, energy transfer from plants, and the food groups humans need. The video also includes a Teacher’s Guide which provides additional ELA and Math ideas for each grade level to seamlessly integrate into your curriculum.