Field trips and school programs

The Oregon Zoo is the largest environmental education organization in Oregon, dedicated to inspiring the region to create a better future for wildlife. Programs are offered to teachers both at the zoo and in the classroom.

Field trips

Reserve your field trip

Bring your class to the zoo and expose students to one of Oregon's most vivid learning experiences.

Field trip FAQ

Answer questions about lunches, tickets, chaperones, buses, parking and more.

Programs at the zoo


Themed animal presentations delivered at the zoo in connection with a self-guided field trip.


An overnight experience for groups, ages 6 to adult.

Student Research Passes

Use the Zoo's animal collection to teach your high school and college students how to conduct research.

Programs in your classroom


Themed animal presentations delivered in your classroom.

Wild Life Live! assemblies

Designed for larger groups, these live animal assembly shows are presented in the gym or cafeteria of your school.

Animal displays

Enrich your art class or story time by scheduling a live animal visit in your classroom.

Teacher resources

Find animal information, fact sheets, videos and more.