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Wild Wanders

from Greenville Zoo

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Would you like to visit the Greenville Zoo but can’t get here? This program will take you on a virtual tour on the public side of the Greenville Zoo from the comfort of your own home! Choose to see different regions of the world on our different treks: African Trek, Asian Trek, South American Trek, Farmyard Trek, or Zoo-Wide Trek. 


This is designed to be a virtual tour of the zoo! See what the public sees from the comfort of your own home! This program varies in time for the type of tour that you choose. Focus on a specific region, choose two or three regions, or the whole zoo! 

Here are your options with the estimated time for each:

African Trek: 30 minutes (see animals like lions, vultures, giraffes, and tortoises) 
Asian Trek: 30-45 minutes (see animals like red pandas, leopards, orangutans, and Siamang gibbons) 
South American Trek: 30-45 minutes (see animals like anteaters, monkeys,  coati, and tropical birds)
Farmyard Trek: 20 minutes (see animals like pygmy goats, wild boars, chickens, and ducks) 
Zoo-Wide Trek: about 2 hours

You may also choose a focus for your tour from the following list:
Conservation of the animals at the zoo and throughout the world
Natural history of the animals
Personal history of the animals
Exhibit design
Choose your own focus!

Program Rating

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $125.00


Each trek is $125.00 a piece; Zoo-Wide Trek is $450.00

Length

20 minutes-2 hours


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners Seniors Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Booking Information

This is designed to be a virtual tour of the zoo! See what the public sees from the comfort of your own home! This program varies in time for the type of tour that you choose. Focus on a specific region, choose two or three regions, or the whole zoo! Here are your options with the estimated time for each: African Trek: 30 minutes (see animals like lions, vultures, giraffes, and tortoises) Asian Trek: 30-45 minutes (see animals like red pandas, leopards, orangutans, Siamang gibbons, and hornbills) South American Trek: 30-45 minutes (see animals like anteaters, monkeys, toucans, coati, and tropical birds) Farmyard Trek: 20 minutes (see animals like pygmy goats, wild boars, chickens, ducks, and an owl) Zoo-Wide Trek: about 2 hours Our availability includes: Year round Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like a program outside of this time, please feel free to ask and we will see what we can do for you! Please reserve 3 weeks in advance when possible

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event that a program must be canceled due to weather, technical issues, or other circumstances beyond the control of the Zoo or program recipient, the program may be rescheduled at a later date agreeable to both parties for no additional charge (dependent on availability).

RESCHEDULING POLICY: In the event that a program needs to be rescheduled for any reason other than those listed above, then the Zoo must be notified at least three weeks before the date of the program. We do not reschedule inside the three weeks of the scheduled program date. A rescheduling fee will apply.

REFUND POLICY: Once registration is confirmed, the Greenville Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. If a program is canceled at any time for any reason other than those listed above, no refund or credit will be given. Substitution of another group of participants of the same age is permitted with prior notification given at least three weeks before the date of the program.

About This Provider

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Greenville Zoo

Greenville, SC
United States

The Greenville Zoo is a 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world including giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and leopards. Join us on a wildlife adventure through the zoo’s beautifully landscaped acres filled with up close and personal views of its residents! Through engaging programs, educational events and animal exhibits, the Greenville Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for the entire family that will keep you coming back all year long!

Contact:
Kyra Thurow
kthurow@greenvillesc.gov
8644674850

Program Details

Format

This is designed to be a virtual tour of the zoo! See what the public sees from the comfort of your own home! This program varies in time for the type of tour that you choose. Focus on a specific region, choose two or three regions, or the whole zoo! Here are your options with the estimated time for each:

African Trek: 30 minutes (see animals like lions, vultures, giraffes, and tortoises)
Asian Trek: 30-45 minutes (see animals like red pandas, leopards, orangutans, Siamang gibbons, and hornbills)
South American Trek: 30-45 minutes (see animals like anteaters, monkeys, toucans, coati, and tropical birds)
Farmyard Trek: 20 minutes (see animals like pygmy goats, wild boars, chickens, ducks, and an owl)
Zoo-Wide Trek: about 2 hours

You may also choose a focus for your tour from the following list:
-Conservation of the animals at the zoo and throughout the world
-Natural history of the animals
-Personal history of the animals
-Exhibit design
-Choose your own focus!

Objectives

1. Participants will be able to name at least two types of animals at the Greenville Zoo.
2. Participants will understand why animals are found in zoos.
3. Participants will be able to list at least two fun facts about the animals at the Greenville Zoo.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3: Life Science: Organisms and environments
NS.5.8.3: Life Science: Populations and Ecosystems & Diversity and adaptations of organisms
NS.9.12.3: Behavior of organisms

State Standards

NGSS:
K-ESS2-2: Earth's Systems

ISTE 1: Empowered Learner
ISTE 7: Global Collaborator
ISTE 6: Creative Communicator