One chaperone per 10 students is free. 10 students = 1 free chaperone, 11-19 students = 2 free chaperones, etc.
Students also have the opportunity to participate in a special animal encounter, called a Critter Close-Up, presented by a Red River Zoo staff member; the cost for this fun and informative program is only an additional $1/person (minimum $25 per group with additional presentations on the same day for $20/group). These 20-minute presentations are offered Monday-Friday at 10:00am, 10:30am, 1:00pm or 1:30pm. Other times may be available upon request.
All groups must be reserved in advance by calling the Zoo at 701-277-9240.