Wildlife on Wheels

Wildlife on Wheels is an educational outreach program that brings animal ambassadors to schools, daycares, hospitals, retirement centers, camps, birthday parties, and other locations. 

Wildlife on Wheels programs are designed to provide information about the animals, including their special adaptations, habitats, behaviors, diets and status in the wild. Topics can be arranged to correspond with classroom projects.


45-minute program - $275 plus travel fee ($1 per mile, round trip from 293 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA to the program address; programs in Springfield do not have to pay a travel fee)

*Additional fees apply for groups of more than 50 partcipants.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What animals will be at the WIldlife on Wheels Program?

The educators will bring a variety of our animal ambassadors to your Wildlife on Wheels programs including mammals, reptiles, birds, or invertebrates. Animal ambassadors are always selected the day of the program by the educator hosting your event. The selection of animals depends on a variety of factors, including: the zoo educator, the length of the program, the distance from The Zoo, and other factors. Please let us know if there are any animals you would prefer we leave at The Zoo. Requests cannot be guaranteed as we do not force our animals to participate in programs if they are not interested in leaving The Zoo the day of your event.



"I thought the program was wonderful! My students remained captivated by each animal. There was sufficient time for them to touch when allowed as well as ask questions. They really enjoyed the program, as did I. It's not always easy maintaining the attention of 20 or so fourth graders!"
-Tara K. | Agawam, MA


"The children loved meeting the animals and getting information about the care and lives of the creatures at the zoo. We have a group of children with a variety of special needs and the ambassadors were able to engage them and involve them in the activities and shared information in a way to make it easily understandable for our students. They did a great job!"
-Rebecca C. | Bloomfield, CT


"Wildlife on Wheels was an engaging presentation that was great for a wide range of ages! Our animal ambassadors were exceptional and our crowd had an excellent time."
- Maren C. | Lancaster, MA

Registration Forms

Registration forms are not available online. Please email education@forestparkzoo.com to receive a form.

No educaiton program is booked without a completed contract on file.