Zoo Trunks

Three-week check-out of trunk featuring a self-paced program of background information to help you prepare lesson plans for up to five days, activities dealing with African animals and culture, physical education, body coverings, or animal diets. K-3rd grades topics include: Fur, Feathers and Scales, Swinging Safari; 4th-6th grades topics include: Munabi, Meerkat and More, Critter Cafe.

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Appropriate for ages: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

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Costs: $20.00 PLUS $50.00 refundable security deposit. There is a 5% administrative fee for schools using partnership funds.


Sedgwick County Zoo

5555 Zoo Boulevard

Wichita KS 67212-1698

Phone: (316) 266-8213

Fax: (316) 712-9867

Website: www.scz.org

Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm March – October

10:00 am – 5:00 pm November – February

Contact: Peninnah, Education Dept. Office Manager

Reservations: (316) 266-8213

Please schedule your educational programs at least two weeks prior to your visit.

Arts Opportunities

While there are not pure art programs for school groups, the Zoo is an excellent site for creative writing, photography, sketching, and painting.

Sculpture and Landscapes

The Zoo has a growing collection of realistic animal sculptures placed throughout the grounds. Landscape architecture and horticulture are other prime areas for observation and study.

Arts Partners | 903 S Edgemoor, Suite 907 Wichita, KS 67218

Site by RSM Marketing.

This Organization received funding for general operational support from the City of Wichita.