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Interested in an assembly program that will keep your students on the edges of their seats? Or a unique presentation for your club or community group? An outreach program from the Wildlife Science Center is your answer.
Invite our animals to your school or event! WSC staff travel around Minnesota providing a unique educational experience. Our hour-long programs are packed with age-appropriate information that is both educational and entertaining. All outreach programs include a wildlife education specialist, live animals, and a variety of hands-on props and activities that make this program a complete educational experience. Our staff and animals are also available for booth-style meet-and-greet events.
Fees for outreach programs
Wolf and Wildlife –$175.00 + mileage
Raptors – 2 birds $225.00 + mileage; 3 birds $250.00 + mileage
Animals Nobody Loves – $250 + mileage
Mileage-Standard IRS mileage rates/programs over 50 miles from the WSC will incur an additional fee
Scheduling an outreach program
To schedule a program, contact the Wildlife Science Center at 651-464-3993 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have the following information ready to schedule your program:
-Preferred date, time, and type of program
-The name and phone number of the teacher or other contact person for your group
-The name, address, and phone number of the program location
-The name and address to which our invoice should be sent
-The approximate number of people who will be attending the program and their age or grade level
-The type of room in which the program will be held (i.e., auditorium, gym, cafeteria)
-Any special needs or requests
-How you heard about us
We are happy to tailor our programs to topics your group is studying, special needs of your group, or an event theme.
This informal educational experience is ideal for any event where individuals will be walking around and learning at their own pace. This program includes wildlife artifacts, a raptor and/or snake, and a highly trained educator. Consider this program for field days, parents’ weekends, career days, corporate picnics, employee appreciation days, bring-your-child-to-work days, fairs, festivals, church picnics, or any other event you want people to remember.
-Wildlife artifacts, raptor, and/or snake.
-One-on-one question opportunities for learners
-Excellent close-up photo opportunities
For the first hour: $325/Each additional consecutive hour: $125
For the first hour: $425/Each additional consecutive hour: $125
Getting publicity for your Wildlife Science Center outreach presentation
We encourage you to publicize your Wildlife Science Center outreach presentation or event by creating and distributing flyers and posters and sending media alerts to your local newspaper and radio and TV stations.
Tips to avoid rescheduling and cancellation
The Wildlife Science Center charges a $55 fee for programs canceled less than two weeks before the date of the program.