Riverbanks Zoo Field Trip
What: Classroom experience with live animals for Grades K-5. 11:00 am in the zoo classroom, students in K-5 will participate, moms and younger children will be able to be close by.
Home Sweet Biome (Grades K-5)
Explore the unique ecosystems from the land and water, including aquatic, desert, forest, grasslands and tundra. See what makes each home unique and how plants and animals function within these intriguing homes.
Tour experience for Rising 6th graders-high school. 11:00 am, meeting and then touring the zoo with docents. One chaperone per 10 students is required, so parents who don’t have kids in the classroom can come with this tour so we can meet this ratio.
Animals Around the World (Grades 6–12, including rising 6th graders)
Around the world in 80 days? Explore the world’s biomes with us in just 45 minutes. Your around-the-world adventure will take you to places like the grasslands of Africa, taiga of Russia and rainforests of Southeast Asia, but get you back in time for lunch.
Where: Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia S.C. (www.riverbanks.org)
When: May 9th, 11:00am Zoo is open from 9-5, and you are welcome to enjoy the zoo all day.
Cost: With zoo membership, you only have to pay for the class, around $2-$3 per student, depending on how many sign up. If you don’t have a zoo membership, admission is $13.00 for adults, $11.00 for children, and under age 2 are free.
Lunch options: 1. Pack a cooler and meet at the picnic tables directly following the class. 2. Jungle Lunch provided by the zoo: PB&J or Hotdog meal, $6 or Turkey meal, $8. (prepaid) 3. Eat at whichever zoo restaurant you want, whenever you want
Deadlines: RSVP by April 27th with this info: How many adults zoo tickets needed (ages 13+), how many child tickets needed (ages 2-12), how many adults coming with zoo passes (ages 13+), how many children coming with zoo passes (ages 2-12), how many students K-5 attending classroom experience, how many rising 6-12 attending Tour Class, which option for lunch you are going to take (if taking option #2, how many of each jungle lunch you will be reserving) I need to know all this by April 27th, so I can give everyone the correct price for their family.
All MONEY DUE BY APRIL 2ND. YOU CAN BRING IT TO ME ON FIRST FRIDAY. CASH ONLY. NO CHECKS! My phone # is 412-292-8597 for questions, or firstname.lastname@example.org