Students raise their hands in a class taught by Volunteer Marcia Franklin
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Education Programs and Group Tours

Classroom and Homeschool Virtual Visits (in lieu of tours)

The World Center for Birds of Prey is not hosting on-site school or private tours during the 2020-2021 school year. The interpretive center is open to the public by reservation (Plan your visit here) and following Central District Heath’s Ada County Order, including group size and social distancing practices.

In lieu of on-site school tours the education staff is hosting 45 minute virtual visits with classrooms and/or groups of students at home with Zoom or other school hosted platforms. These visits include a pre-recorded bird presentation and a discussion of how scientific topics learned in class are used by scientists around the world to study and conserve endangered species. Request a Virtual Visit here.

Homeschool groups with 20+ students are invited to request a Virtual Visit using the link above. Open Session are Virtual Visits scheduled for individual families with students not able to participate in a group scheduled visit. Individual spots in Open Sessions can be requested here.

Open Sessions are zoom meetings from 10-11 am and span a variety of species and targeted grade level appropriate discussions.

March 16 - Owls - Focus on grades K-2
April 12 - Falcons - Focus on grades 2-4
May 11 - Vultures - Focus on grades 4-6

General Interest Group Tours

General interest groups are encouraged to make reservations to join the public during our daily programing and will be limited to the space available in the time slots. Plan your visit here.

Day Camps

Day Camps are encouraged to begin scheduling for the summer of 2021 by requesting a tour here. Group size will be limited to meet the guidelines set by Central District Heath’s Ada County Order.