Zoo To You


Zoo Mobile

CAN’T MAKE IT TO THE ZOO? LET THE ZOO COME TO YOU!

Our Zoo Mobiles are great for meetings, parties, classes, festivals and so much more. The Jackson Zoo brings the wonders of wildlife, right to you, with interactive learning and a chance to meet our animal ambassadors up close and personal. Have fun learning about wildlife and wild places at your school, library, hospital, church, or special event. Each Zoo Mobile includes a knowledgeable zoo instructor and the chance to meet our animal ambassadors. 

Community Programs

Our programs are designed for any learning environment, not only the classroom.  Our Zoo Mobile travels to all types of places.  Look over our classes. Let us know if you are looking for something in particular and we can create something special. You want the Zoo at your next event? Give us a call.

Toddler Classes

Story Time

This Story Time is a Zoo

Do you have children who get wild about animals? Enjoy laughing, singing, and cheering while we tell stories and meet some of the animal ambassadors from the zoo.

Community Classes

Elementary Children - Adult

Our Wild World

Animals are all around us and can leave wonderful lasting impressions. Discover (or re-discover) some of your favorite animals and get an up close experience with them that will be sure to rekindle your love for our wild world.

NOTE: This program is limited to 100 participants. Smaller groups offer a more interactive experience.

Mississippi’s Wild Web

Have you ever wondered what might be living in your back yard? Here in Mississippi it could be anything from otters to owls! Discover how these native animals live together during this look into their lives.

This program is designed for both small and large groups. 

Birthday Parties
Want something wild at to come celebrate your birthday? Have our zoo instructors bring out to introduce meet some of the animal ambassadors from the zoo.

 

Festivals

Festival style is for event-like programs where participants filter by various tables/vendors. Participants come up to a set table where they will talk with an instructor about the biofacts and animals that they brought. Multiple animals may not be out at the same time. There are additional requirements for festival style programs.

 

School Programs

Teachers and educators! Looking for something that will make your classroom wild? Click HERE for information specifically designed educational programs. 

Printer friendly version of all school programs. 

Educator Menu

 

Zoo Mobile Registration

The Fine Print

  • Programs are available Monday-Saturday.
  • Programs are booked on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Pre-registration and pre-payment are required
  • All programs must be booked at least 1 month in advance.
  • All programs must be paid for at least 2 weeks in advance or your program will be cancelled.
  • In the event of a cancellation made by your organization less than one week before the scheduled program date, a $25 per program cancellation fee will be retained by the Jackson Zoo.
  • After hours programs (starting after 4pm) will have an additional $30 fee. 

Prices

0-50 people

Classroom Programs

The cost of Zoo Mobile programs is based on mileage:

0 – 20 miles = $90

21- 40 miles = $120

41- 60 miles = $150

61- 80 miles = $180

Over 80 miles, please call for pricing

Up to 2 consecutive additional programs of the same topic may be added for $40 per program/hour ($20 for “This Storytime is a Zoo!”).

50-100 people

Large Assembly Programs

The cost of Zoo Mobile programs is based on mileage:

0 – 20 miles = $105

21- 40 miles = $135

41- 60 miles = $165

61- 80 miles = $195

Over 80 miles, please call for pricing

Up to 2 consecutive additional programs of the same topic may be added for $55 per program/hour.

100+ people

Large Assembly and Festival Programs

The cost of Zoo Mobile programs is based on mileage:

0 – 20 miles = $150

21- 40 miles = $180

41- 60 miles = $210

61- 80 miles = $240

Over 80 miles, please call for pricing

Up to 2 consecutive additional programs of the same topic may be added for $55 per program/hour.

 

Festivals of 1000+ attendees are priced based on individual cases.  Please call for pricing.