Pennsylvania

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park

Visit an 11-acre, walk-through wildlife park! At ZooAmerica, groups can enjoy several onsite programs that focus on topics such as invertebrates, mammals, animal defense techniques, reptiles, wetland habitats, native Pennsylvania species, birds of prey, and more. On Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday mornings, groups can participate in the Wake Up With the Early Bird Tour, in which they can get up close with select zoo species, take part in enrichment activities, and help feed the animals. Younger groups will love Preschool Palooza, where they can make crafts, learn about different animals, and more.
 
Contact Info
Address: 201 Park Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033. Dauphin County. Tel: 717-534-3900. Email: ZooAmerica@HersheyPA.com. Website: www.zooamerica.com. Hrs: Vary. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Zoo Lesson Plan

When you go to the zoo, be on the lookout for the clever ways animals adapted to their surroundings and developed traits that help them survive. Students act like scientists to observe animal life while focusing on the diets and eating habits.... Continue