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Succulent Terrarium
Field Trip Package

Field trip packages are available Monday to Friday.
They are not available on weekends and holidays.

What's included...


Greenhouse Talk

View one of our growing areas to investigate the basic needs of plants. Our staff will discuss how different varieties of plants have adapted to grow in their natural habitats which can often affect their physical characteristics and growth habits. Hear a brief explanation about how a greenhouse structure provides an ideal habitat for plants that would otherwise be impacted throughout the changing seasons in Southwestern Ontario. 

Approx. 5-10 minutes

lots of plants


Terrarium Class

In this activity, students will learn how to create the ideal habitat for hens and chicks, a winter hardy variety of succulent plant. Our staff will walk them through each step of creating layers inside of these open-air, glass terrariums. Students will learn about the function of each layer and how to care for their plants at home.

Approx. 30-45 minutes

Terrarium Class
zookeeper holding a bearded dragon

45 minutes

Petting Farm Fun

Animal Enrichment Activity: Our zookeepers will explain the purpose of habitat enrichment for animals. Students will be presented with options for animal enrichment. After a quick vote, students will get to see their selected activity implemented in a habitat.

Scavenger Hunt: During this self-guided activity, students can observe different types of animals and compare their physical characteristics. 


Meet & Greet: Enjoy a visit with one of our zookeepers and an animal friend during a 10 minute meet & greet. 

Outdoor exhibits close from Nov. to early Spring.

Succulent Terrarium Field Trip Package Pricing

Classes of 19 or fewer students: Flat Fee Pricing $160+tax ($180.80 taxes inc.)

Classes of 20 or more students: $8.41+tax per student ($9.50 taxes inc.)
Teachers/Chaperones: FREE admission to activity areas.

*If chaperones or staff would like to participate in the planting activity, they can be added to the invoice for $8.41+tax/person.

Add-On Options

Donut & Peach Drink

One donut and one cup of peach drink:

$2.00 per person

Mini Golf

1 Round:

$2.21 per person

(2.50 taxes included)

Available for teachers, chaperones and students. Numbers must be confirmed during the booking process prior to your arrival.

Production tour

A Trip to Remember

lemurs sitting on stone platform
donuts being made
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