Group Programs & Tours


Schedule one of our group programs at ZooAmerica® and dive into the wild of North America - from the forests of the Northeast to the deserts of the Southwest. Learn about habitats, wildlife, and more for an immersive experience you won't forget.

Call 717-534-3391 for more information.

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Educational Programs

Learn more about North American animals, their habitats, and all-things wild with one of our on-site or outreach programs!

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Animal Encounters

Observe an animal up close and in person at ZooAmerica! Enjoy a meet-and-greet with one of our educators featuring a quick introduction to our zoo and an up-close look at one of our animal ambassadors. Animal Encounters are $50 per encounter. Must call ahead to purchase and book a date. Limit to 40 participants per encounter.

Bear eating at ZooAmerica

Behind The Scenes Tours

Go behind-the-scenes at ZooAmerica and explore even more of the wild of North America! Choose from one of our unique tours today.

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Guided Tours

Groups of all ages can participate in one of these tours led by our staff of experienced naturalists and educators. Each tour takes approximately 1-hour and is geared toward the ages represented.

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Explore the plants and animals exhibited at ZooAmerica.

Best suited for grades 2 and up.

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Endangered Species

Meet the endangered and threatened species at ZooAmerica and learn about habitat changes and human influence.

Best suited for grades 2 and up.

Milton Hershey with Elephant

ZooAmerica History

Embark on a journey to learn about Milton S. Hershey's vision for a zoo, the first zookeepers and animals, changes throughout the years, and more.

Offered to groups of 15 or more