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Education Programs



Fieldtrip to EcoVivarium Living Museum

Come and visit us! 90-minute educational museum tour Cost per person $10 (Minimum fee $180) Add on Labs available on request – Art & Culture, Life Science, Life Science + Math $15 per student


Classroom Programs                                                                      $310

50-minute presentation offering hands-on interaction with live reptiles and arthropods. Thirty students maximum per class. Additional classroom presentations same day are $150 each. Suitable for Preschools through adults.

2 boys with giant water monitor, Mac

Science Night Program                                                                   $450

We bring a variety of animals and artifacts to promote understanding and appreciation of reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods. At least one bioactive habitat will be on display to highlight the interconnected nature of each ecosystem with its inhabitants. 2.5 hour maximum


Mobile Zoo Program                                                                        $950 –  $1250

We bring 16 animals in two 6 foot Mobile Zoo Habitat Systems – student questions lead program content (unless specific content is requested at booking). Animals are rotated for interaction by the presentation team as students visit the exhibit.


Homeschoolers & Co-Ops

For individual homeschool families and small group co-ops that cannot meet the field trip minimum – we offer Homeschool Thursday on the 4th Thursday of each month from September through May. (No programs in November and December.) 

IMPORTANT NOTE: You must call 24 hours ahead to book a tour time for Homeschool Thursday!


Virtual Programs

Virtual Visits                                                                                   $75


We teach a 45-50 minute lesson for your students over Zoom, featuring our live Ambassador Animals and Q&A time. For the teacher – Includes a recorded video introducing the day’s lesson material and an Art, Science, or Language Arts Challenge for post-visit. Limited to one class – 30 students maximum. We offer single and multi-part classes. 

Subject List


Insect or arachnid?

Slithering serpents

Reptiles vs. amphibians

Turtles and tortoises

Diversity of lizards

Super squamates (lizards and snakes)

Rescue stories

Beyond the scales (reptile anatomy)



Sneaky Scales (Camouflage)

Tricksters of the reptile world

Extreme Adaptations

They eat WHAT? How?

Endangered species and how you can help


Meet your neighbors (San Diego focus)


Fingerprint stories

Dragons East and West

Mythological creatures

Ancient cultures around the world

Medicinal connections – past and present

Fashion statements – then and now

STEAM-based zoo design

Careers with animals

NGSS and Common Core standards available upon request


Have another idea? Let us know!

We can design something – Just for You!

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