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Registration for 2014-2015 is now available. Please pre-register your schools for the 2014-2015 school year in the Community Access tab on this page.
Enhance your Zoo field trip experience with an educational program! Check out our Wildlife Investigations if you’d like a small classroom setting. Wildlife Discovery tours allow you to roam the Zoo with an animal expert. If you are looking for something more specific that we do not already offer, consider working with a Zoo educator to create your very own custom classroom experience.
The Philadelphia Zoo is pleased to provide Title I public and charter schools (with 50% or more of the students receiving free or reduced-priced lunches) with free admission to the Zoo from September 2014 through April 30, 2015. Registration for the 2014-15 school year has closed. Please check back soon to register for 2015-26 school year trips.
Step 1: Confirm you school is on the approved list of Title I schools. If your school is not on the approved list, you will need to attach a letter, signed by your principal, on school letterhead, confirming you eligibility.
Step 2: Confirm the availability of the proposed date of your trip on the calendar below. Dates in green are open, those in yellow are nearly full, and those in red are full and no longer accepting applications.
Please note: This program is at capacity from March 19 through the end of the school year.
Step 3: Complete the application for the Community Access Program.
As part of the Community Access Program visit, students will have the opportunity to participate in the Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Animal Action Adventure which includes:
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