• All School reservations are required to be made at least 15 days prior to the visit date. No weekends, holidays or dates the zoo deems closed to free school entry. Additional adults/seniors/ children not part of the school and will be charged the regular admission rates as posted at the gate.
• This reservation is for teachers and the students in their class, not siblings, other children, clubs, after school programs, extracurricular activities or summer camps.
• NC Public & Private School Reservations are for the traditional school calendar. For School staff making your reservation please know the NC DPI-LEA number or Zoo assigned ID number before beginning registration, and use your school assigned email address in billing. For assistance please call at 336-879-7700 or 1-800-488-0444 x7700
• Home Schools are required to make individual reservations, not as a group, and follow the traditional school calendar. Home Schools are required to call in at least 15 days prior to the visit date to make their reservation at 336-879-7700, so we can verify you are state registered home school.
•Out-Of-State Schools - Registrations and payment are required at least 15 days in advance. Any member of group paying separately will be charged regular posted admission rates. Registration is good for the date on confirmation only, if group shows up without a confirmation for the current date, the entire group must pay regular rates at the gate ($15 for adults, $11 for Children).
FOR SCHOOL GROUPS GRADES K-12
SCHOOL BAG LUNCH
For your convenience, the Zoo offers kids meals at $6 each, includes tax, that can be picked up at select locations within the Zoo. Meals must be ordered at least 2 weeks prior to your visit.
These meals may be purchased by clicking School Lunches below.
SCHOOL DISCOUNTED FUN TICKETS
By purchasing fun tickets at least 14 days prior to your visit date you receive a discount for students and teachers. The Carousel and 4-D Movie tickets are only available April 1 - October 31.
Please call 336-879-7700 for information
DO NOT MAKE A SCHOOL LUNCH ORDER IF YOU DO NOT ALREADY HAVE A FIELD TRIP RESERVATION. Lunches must be PURCHASED at least 15 days before your visit.
School Lunches are available to all School groups for the date of your school field trip only. They are picked up at the Junction Resturant (in the middle of the park). Pickup times are every 15 minutes between 11am and 2:00 pm, Monday thru Friday and only on a traditional School Calendar.
Contact our Reservation office if you need assistance at 336-879-7700
All meals come with Capri Sun as the only beverage option.
-Hamburger Meal: Potato Chips, Strawberry GoGurt, Capri Sun
-Ham Sandwich Meal: Potato Chips, Strawberry GoGurt, Capri Sun
-HotDog Meal: Potato Chips, Strawberry GoGurt, Capri Sun
-Uncrustables Pb&J Meal: Potato Chips, Strawberry GoGurt, Capri Sun