Background Image

School Programs

Animal in Winter


Age 3–Grade 1

Illinois Learning Standards

Available in December–February.

Students learn how local animals have adapted to survive winter. We’ll discover why snow is important and why animals don’t need long underwear, then explore outside for signs of winter life.

Field Trip

Runs 1 hour.


Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
Per Group $40 $76

For schools eligible for the Gateways Grant program, the program fee is waived and a transportation stipend is issued after the program date.