Next Generation Tours

Focus:  Zoo and animal-related careers, volunteer/internship preparation awareness, enrichment/training/husbandry information, conservation

For: Middle school, high school and college student groups, adult career-oriented organizations

Ages: 13 years and up

Supervisory requirements: At least one adult chaperone required for groups with minors

Participation limits: Minimum: 5, Maximum: 25

Duration: Approximately 60 - 90 minutes

Available:  During normal zoo operating hours April-October

2022 Fee: $120 per tour group + regular Zoo admission


  • 20 - 30 minute classroom presentation with 1—2 Ambassadors and topic information
  • A guided tour of 2-3 exhibit areas and/or demonstrations
  • Q & A with a Zoo staff member

Contact the Education Department to Book:

  • Phone: (765) 807-1540 
  • Email: