Discovery Program: “Wildlife Medics” - Grade 9-12

Make the most of your Zoo School day by adding this 50-minute hands-on program, focusing on veterinary medicine.

From curing illnesses to new animal births, the daily experiences of Busch Gardens Wildlife Docs are challenging and rewarding. Catch a glimpse into the exciting and unpredictable career of veterinary medicine.

“Wildlife Medics” is a 50-minute, classroom based program, complete with a visit from one of our animal ambassadors, designed for ninth-twelfth grade students. Each session includes an opportunity to hone scientific skills through:

  • Hands-on explorations
  • Science notebook components
  • Animal Encounters

“Wildlife Medics” connects with the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:
  • SC.912.L.14.6
  • SC.912.L.14.34
  • LA.910.2.2.1
  • LA.1112.1.6.1

This program can be fit into your Zoo School day for an additional fee, adding to your list of standards met. Groups of more than 70 participants must be able to stay until 2 p.m. 
Students: $5 each (in addition to the Zoo School fee)
Chaperones*: 

• Classroom Teachers: one FREE per classroom
• One Chaperone per 15 paid students:  FREE
• Additional Chaperones:  $15 each (in addition to the Zoo School fee)


*Chaperones are required for school field trips.  Maximum number of chaperones (INCLUDING teachers, free and paying chaperones) is ONE per FOUR students.  


All pricing and programs are subject to change and availability.