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Scout Programs

Badge in a Day Programs:

Bring your scout group to the Zoo and earn a badge too!
These programs last approximately 2 hours and will help meet requirements of badges through animal encounters, tours of the Zoo and so much more!
Programs are available throughout the year, just contact us to set up a date.

Scouts: $15 Leaders/chaperones: $10 April-October
Scouts:$10 Leaders/chaperones: $5  November-March

If you have any questions, please call 309-799-3482 ext 222. You can register over the phone or by clicking on the link below.

Register for class now!

Can't come to the Zoo? Let the Zoo come to you!

Through our Outreach Education Program, zookeepers will bring a variety of Zoo animals to your group's meeting or facility and deliver a program about the animals. Niabi Zoo's role in animal conservation is also presented. 

Please fill out the form below with your request. A fee is charged in order to support our education programming.

*Date Requested:
*Time Requested:
  Programs must be scheduled four weeks in advance.    
*Name of venue:
*Address of venue:
*Contact Name:
*Contact Phone:
We request that you provide a parking spot as close to the door as possible.
Where can our zookeeper park?
What door should the zookeeper enter through with the animals?
*Approx. how many people do you expect?
About what age?
*Security Code:
Is five > than five? (true/false)

We request that you have a large table (8 foot rectangular) set up when we arrive.
If you think a PA system will be necessary, please have one available.

Once we receive the registration form, a confirmation will be emailed to you. Your event is not considered scheduled until you have received confirmation.

Outreach Education Request PDF Form