The Hattiesburg Zoo is pleased to offer Customizable Field Trips, which will educate and entertain students of all ages.
Customizable Field Trips allow teachers to choose from a variety of educational, entertainment and activity experiences, which gives each class the opportunity to learn in the style that best suits their needs.
Teachers can choose 2 of 3 of the following options:
Teachers can check out a Grab-and-Go Lesson Box upon their arrival to the Zoo. Each box contains a grade-appropriate lesson plan with bio-facts, a related activity and a game that educates while being fun and interactive for students. The Grab-and-Go Lesson boxes allow the teacher to use the education opportunity at their own pace during their Field Trip. Grab-and-Go Lesson Boxes are included with the purchase of a Field Trip Package of 20 or more students.
The Story Book Program is perfect for younger learners from Pre-K through 2nd Grade. Teachers can choose among a variety of story books when they arrive at the Zoo and read the book to their class while on their field trip. Sample Story Book titles include The Carnival of Animals, Owl Babies, and Why Should I Protect Nature. The Story Book Program is free of charge with a purchased Field Trip Package of 20 or more students.
Group pricing is available for the following experiences during the day of the Field Trip if a group is interested in adding to their activities.
A minimum number of 20 ticket purchases are required to qualify for Field Trip pricing.
Licensed teachers admitted free of charge The Hattiesburg Zoo accepts the following forms of payment: PO’s, credit cards, checks and cash. Payment may be made over the phone or on the day of your Field Trip at the Zoo office. Groups with special needs are asked to contact the Zoo at email@example.com. Annual Passes do not apply
Lunch orders require a 2 weeks advanced order. Lunch will be served at a designated location inside the Zoo.
Outside food and beverage are not allowed at the Hattiesburg Zoo. Pavilions located outside the Zoo are perfect for dining, and are available for rent through the Hattiesburg Zoo