Here at Paignton Zoo we offer a unique opportunity for uniformed groups to work towards badges that relate to animals and the environment.
To find out more, simply call our Education Team on 01803 697510 or email us at [email protected].
All our activity sessions last approximately 1 hour, availability of which will vary throughout the year.
Nearby Nature groups will meet at the Education Centre and then walk to the nature trail with our Education Officer. All other sessions will be in our Education Centre.
Enjoy a session outside with one of our education staff talking about our own local species and have a go at pond dipping and minibeast hunting down on our nature trail.
Endangered Animals and Conservation
Why are some animals threatened in the wild? What is the zoo doing to protect these animals and their habitat? What can we do to help? Learn what conservation is all about, why it's importants and some of the complex issues involved.
WhY is it snowing in April?
Find out what climate change is and what it means for us and the species here at the zoo. Discover what we can all do to make a difference, and see that the choices we make can have a real impact.
Available for Guides or Scouts only
Thinking about our day to day choices as consumers of commodities from food to fashion. This interactive session looks at the choices we make in our day to day lives and how small changes can help us to live more lightly on the planet.
There will be the opportunity to try some edible invertebrates* as part of the food section of the workshop.
* with parental consent
a wild evening
We also offer a two-hour evening session that includes a workshop and a walk and talk around the zoo with one of our education officers. This is only available at certain times of the year depending on evening light levels and staff availability.
More information and prices available on request
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