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School Programs

We’re giving kids unforgettable learning experiences that inspire a lifelong love of wildlife and wild places. Sort the grid below to view all of our in-school, on-site or virtual programs.
Wild Canada

On-site Program

*New* Arctic Adventure (K-3)

Arctic Adventure is an age-appropriate, hands-on, and engaging educational experience that introduces our young students…

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Burrowing Owl

On-site Program

*New* Burrowing In with Burrowing Owls (4-6)

The burrowing owl is a unique grassland species, whose Canadian population has declined by 90% since the 1990s. The owl…

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Wolf

On-site Program

*New* Edu Trek: Wild Canada

Wild Canada Edu-Trek is an unforgettable zoo tour that takes you on an adventure through various natural habitats found…

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Black Bear

On-site Program

Bear Necessities (K-3)

Students will gain an understanding of bear species native to Canada. They will examine the question, “How do humans imp…

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Dinosaur

On-site Program

Dino Styles (K-2)

From different styles of adaptations to different styles of families, this high-energy program explores the creation of…

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Dinosaur

On-site Program

Dinos: Digging Deeper (3-6)

Get ready to solve the mystery of the fossil discovery. In this program students will act like paleontologists and use f…

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Snow Leopard Zoo Grounds, Exploration Asia, Gateway to Asia, Alberta, Canada

On-site Program

Edu Trek: Exploration Asia

Discover the spectacular animals that call Asia home while being toured by a knowledgeable conservation educator. Our ed…

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Nutrien Garden of Life

On-site Program

Edu-Trek: Plant Conservatory

There are a variety of plants that grow in natural harmony here, and each play a role in supporting our healthy environm…

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Nutrien Garden of life

On-site Program

Green and Gorgeous (3-5)

In this program students will act as budding botanists, learning about the importance of plants in our world. Through st…

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Butterflies

On-site Program

On Gossamer Wings (K-3)

Butterflies and moths have unique adaptations to live in their environments, but also share similarities with humans. In…

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King penguins

On-site Program

Penguin Palooza (K-3)

Students will act as conservation scientists rescuing a penguin as they move through various stations learning about ada…

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Gorilla

On-site Program

The One and Only Ivan (4-6)

Inspired by the novel “The One and Only Ivan” by K.A. Applegate, this program compares the life of Ivan from the story t…

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King penguins

Virtual Program

Penguin Palooza

Students will discover the world of penguins in our virtual adaptation of our Penguin Palooza program. Through investiga…

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Polar Bear

Virtual Program

Polar Passage

Polar Passage is an interactive and educational virtual expedition that allows young learners to embark on a captivating…

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Hippo

Virtual Program

Virtual Safari: Destination Africa

Observe the unique animals of the African savannah and rainforest while being virtually toured by a knowledgeable conser…

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Snow Leopard Zoo Grounds, Exploration Asia, Gateway to Asia, Alberta, Canada

Virtual Program

Virtual Safari: Exploration Asia

Discover the spectacular animals that call Asia home while being toured by a knowledgeable conservation educator. Our ed…

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Wolf

Virtual Program

Virtual Safari: Wild Canada

Wild Canada Edu-Trek is an unforgettable virtual zoo tour that takes you on an adventure through various natural habitat…

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Northern Leopard Frog

Virtual Program

Wilder 101

Step into the heart of conservation with the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo through this interactive virtual program. Join…

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Wilder Institute

On-site Program

*New* Conservation Science (10-12)

This program will have students examining the importance of wildlife conservation by utilizing the tools, strategies and…

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Plant

On-site Program

*New* Mission Climate Action (10-12)

This is an advanced-level program that delves deep into the scientific principles behind climate change. Through interac…

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Flamingos

On-site Program

Biodiversity (9)

Students will be investigating three different levels of biodiversity: genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecosyst…

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Gardens - Honey Bee

On-site Program

Biology 30: Population and Community Dynamics (12)

  Conservation is the primary focus, drawing on important concepts such as biological and genetic diversity to bett…

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Chameleon

On-site Program

Changes (11)

The concepts of adaptation, classification, evolution, and speciation are brought to life through the observation of pri…

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Giraffe

On-site Program

Edu Trek: Destination Africa

Observe the unique animals of the African savannah and rainforest while being toured by a knowledgeable conservation edu…

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West African Dwarf Crocodile

On-site Program

Fresh and Salt Water Systems (8)

Students will explore the relationship between water quality and living things, learn about the biofilter systems that k…

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Garden - Plants

On-site Program

Interactions & Ecosystems (7)

From the tiniest puddle to the highest mountain range, our world is full of ecosystems in which plants and animals inter…

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Black Bear

In School Program

Bear Necessities

Students will gain an understanding of bear species native to Canada. They will examine the question “how do humans impa…

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Zebra Foal

In School Program

Biodiversity

Students will be investigating three different levels of biodiversity: genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecosyst…

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Japanese Macaque

In School Program

Biology 30: Population and Community Dynamics

Conservation is the primary focus, drawing on important concepts such as biological and genetic diversity to better unde…

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Gardens - Plants

In School Program

Interactions and Ecosystems

From the tiniest puddle to the highest mountain range, our world is full of ecosystems in which plants and animals inter…

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King penguins

In School Program

Penguin Palooza

Students will act as conservation scientists rescuing a penguin as they move through various stations learning about ada…

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Gorilla

In School Program

The One and Only Ivan

Inspired by the novel “The One and Only Ivan” by K.A. Applegate, this program compares the life of Ivan from the story t…

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Zoo Campers

Camps

There’s no camp like zoo camp. Whether you’re here for a PD day or for the summer, every zoo camp is unforgettable.
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