Tours and Field Trips

A visit to the Wildlife Center of Virginia is a truly unique opportunity for your class, club, or group. Learn about the inner-workings of a wildlife hospital, meet one of our education ambassadors up-close,  and take an up-close look at our resident non-releasable raptors. 

Programs for schools meet the Virginia Standards of Learning requirements.

COVID-19 Response: We're currently not booking any in-person programs.   Request a customized online program instead! 

Wildlife Center of Virginia Tour:
Learn about the Wildlife Center with a presentation by an educator, a video introduction to our hospital, and a close-up experience with a resident non-releasable education animal. Finish with a tour of our outdoor raptor enclosures where you’ll see and learn about owls, vultures, falcons, hawks, and eagles.

Length: one-hour program
Group size: up to 30
Age: 1st grade through adult*
Cost: $5 per person [minimum fee of $100]

*Please note that we are a working wildlife hospital, and loud noises can be very stressful for ambassadors and patients; tours are not suitable for children under the age of five.

To schedule tour or field trip, please fill out our On-site Program Request form*. Your request will be e-mailed to the Outreach department, who will contact you to complete your booking. Your reservation is not complete until you receive a confirmation letter.

*Sunday tours and field trips are available on a limited basis.

View Maps of the Wildlife Center
View Enclosure Map
View Interior Map
Take a Virtual Tour on Prezi

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