Field Trips

From adventure hounds to animal lovers, our field trips in St. Louis offer something fun for everyone.

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Year-Round Field Trips

Nothing seeds knowledge like experiencing something first-hand. Our field trips include visits to some of our animal habitats and programs targeted to various age levels. Please note: There is a $120 deposit required to schedule a program which covers 15 students and 2 adult chaperones. One adult chaperone is required for every 10 students, but every required chaperone will be free. Any additional guests can be added for $6/student and $8/adult.
For dates and reservations please call 636-938-5900.

Home Sweet Habitat | Grades K-3

What is a habitat? What does every living thing need to survive? Join our expert staff and docents to find out! Explore different habitats from canid species all over the world and then create a habitat for one of our animal residents. This program lasts approximately 90 minutes long. Please note: During puppy season in April and May, this field trip may not include viewing our canid residents.

Caught in a Food Web | Grades 2-5

Explore different ecosystems and the food webs within them! During this field trip, you’ll have the chance to complete science-based activities, create a human food web, and visit some of our resident canids. This program lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please note: During puppy season in April and May, this field trip may not include viewing our canid residents.

Animal Behavior | Grades 6+ 

Why do some birds dance? Why do wolves howl? Find out the answers to these questions and more by joining us for our animal behavior field trip! This field trip includes classroom activities, an animal husbandry game, and observing the behaviors of the animals that live at our Center. During our breeding season in January and February, students will also help our staff observe breeding behaviors with our resident wolves. This program is approximately 90 minutes long.

Seasonal Field Trips

Treat your group to an outdoor adventure that makes learning fun, with experiences that will stay with them long after they leave. For availability and reservations, please call 636-938-5900. There is a $120 deposit required to schedule a program which covers 15 students and 2 adult chaperones. One adult chaperone is required for every 10 students, but every required chaperone will be free. Any additional students can be added for $6/student, and any additional adults can be added for $8/adult..

Passport to Predators | All Ages

During this 90-minute field trip, students will join their very own docent tour guide in our classroom where they will spend about 20 minutes learning about the eight species of wolves, foxes and painted dogs we have at the Center and the important role these animals play in a healthy ecosystem. Students will be given a passport booklet to bring with them on their walking tour of the animal habitats. At each habitats, they can observe the animals in a natural enviroment, while they learn exciting facts about each species they visit. At the end of the program students will get a stamp in their passport.

Animals in My Backyard | Grades 3-12 

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Animal Behavior | Grades 3-12

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