Virtual Programs
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Virtual Programs

Let us bring the Zoo to you!skink lizard on a log

Whether you are learning at home or in the classroom, would like to offer a fun virtual experience for employees or residents, or you just miss the Fort Worth Zoo, we’re ready to bring the animals to you. Connect with the animals through your choice of virtual program below. Zoo members save 10 percent during registration. 


Virtual Field Trip: $100 

Make your next virtual meetup a wild one!  This 30-minute animal program is great for up to 100 participants at your school, business, home, or club meeting! You'll meet and learn about three amazing ambassador animals, which include a range of birds, mammals, and reptiles, both native and exotic.

Virtual field trip registration


Creature Feature: $75

This 20-minute chat is designed for small groups (think families, individual classes, and animal lovers of all ages) looking for a personal, interactive, one-on-one experience with a zookeeper and two animals.  Choose from a list of animals (when you register) to personalize your feature for a one of a kind virtual experience.

Creature Feature registration

Virtual Penguin Experience: $50
Dive in with this 20-minute experience! First, waddle your way through a pre-recorded, behind-the-scenes video tour all about penguins! You’ll see zookeepers in action as we talk about two different species of penguins, egg incubation and feeding time!  Afterward, there will be a live Q & A where you will have the opportunity to ask your penguin questions and have them answered by a zookeeper.

Virtual penguin experience

Virtual Storytime: $50

Go on a wild reading adventure with this 20-minute program that includes one animal-themed story with one animal visitor!  This offering is geared toward pre-k and kindergarten-aged children.

Virtual storytime registration


Virtual Zoo Career Day Program: $75

Monday - Friday (by request during the school year)

This 30-minute virtual program geared towards elementary/middle school classes focuses on the ins and outs of numerous Zoo careers.  Join a Zoo Education staff member as we explore career options. Students can ask questions in this interactive program. This program can also be customized to fit specific needs.  Click the button to schedule. 

Email the Zoo's Education Department


Virtual Zookeeper Career Chat: $50

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

If you’re a high school student or adult interested in a zookeeping career, this chat is for you!  In this 15-minute virtual chat, talk with a zookeeper about their career experience and have an opportunity to ask all your Zoo career questions! Click the button to schedule. 

Zookeeper Career Chat Registration



“This was for a 1-year-old birthday party. The presenters did a great job! We would recommend.”

“My kids really loved the presentation :) You blow me away with your animal knowledge!”

“I signed my son up for this as a part of our Kindergarten homeschool. He LOVED it! The engagement, education, and entertainment were all fantastic. Thank you! I hope we get to do it again.”

“We greatly appreciated your wealth of information, the stories, and of course two of your star guests. Absolutely the best! Thank you!”

School Virtual Program Invoice Request Form

For more information, contact the Animal Outreach department:
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7216