Zoo Adventure Programs

ZAPs are fun field trip upgrades! These programs last approximately 45 minutes and include at least 1 education animal encounter with each program.

(Cost $3.00 per student)

For more information about ZAPs, contact:

Brittany Knight

Zoo Education Specialist

(915) 212-2888


Animal Wrappers

Grades: Daycare, Head Start, Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1-3

Your students will discover how scientists classify animals based on the different coverings of mammals, birds, and reptiles!

Our World, Our Friend

Grades: K-12

This program gives students a look at how animals depend on each other and their environment by exploring the different layers of the rainforest.

Plants and Animals of the Chihuahuan Desert

Grades: 3-12

Students will discover the uniqueness and diversity of the Chihuahuan Desert and learn about the adaptations of animals and plants that enable them to survive in our desert home!

Venomous Animals

Grades: 4-12

Students will learn how to identify venomous animals of the El Paso area. They will also learn the importance of these animals and how they help balance our ecosystems.

Careers at the Zoo

Grades: 4-12

Zoos provide several career options! Students will learn about many of these zoo careers such as zookeeper, exotic animal veterinarian, education specialist, zoo director, and so much more!

We offer curriculum based programs at the Zoo for field trips. Click here to register!

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