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Want to bring something WILD to your next event? Oxbow Meadows will design a personal program to meet the needs of your school group, corporate group, private function, festival, or any other event you can dream up!

 

School Outreach and Academic Enrichment

Do you have the transportation budget blues?  Then let Oxbow Meadows bring the learning to your school with our variety of School Outreach and Academic Enrichment programs.

Learn More about our School Outreach and Academic Enrichment Programs, including pricing:

New for Spring 2016, Math & Science Night Scholarships!  Title 1 schools in MCSD, all qualify for this scholarship to bring something WILD to your Math & Science Nights.  For more information, please download the following documents:

To schedule a School Outreach and Academic Enrichment, please email the Request Form to our Education Program Manager, Lauren Johnson at johnson_lauren1@columbusstate.edu

To learn more about our Education Programs offered on-site at Oxbow Meadows, visit our Field Trip page.


Community Outreach Programs

Would you like Oxbow Meadows to attend your next event?  Options include Live Animal Programs or information booths with live animals on display.  Looking for a custom program?  We are willing to work

To schedule a Community Outreach Program, please email the Community Outreach Request Form to our Education Program Manager, Lauren Johnson at johnson_lauren1@columbusstate.edu


Outreach and Academic Enrichment Program Descriptions:

Reptiles on the Road (Live animal program)

This 45-minute auditorium style program includes a live reptile presentation during which participants will learn all about native snakes, turtles, tortoises, alligators, amphibians, and more!

Costs:

  • $175 for 45-minute program
  • $100 for additional program

Travel Fees (Round Trip):

  • 0-30 miles: No charge
  • 31-40 miles: $50 travel fee
  • 41-50 miles: $60 travel fee
  • 51-60 miles: $70 travel free

Display Booth

Staff from Oxbow Meadows will bring a variety of live reptiles and other wildlife displays to your event. Booth visitors will get up close and personal with our resident reptiles. Please note that no reptile program will be given; reptiles will be on display with other interesting biofacts.

Costs:

  • $150 per hour
  •  Minimum of 2 hours

Travel Fees:

  • 0-30 miles: No charge
  • 31-40 miles: $50 travel fee
  • 41-50 miles: $60 travel fee
  • 51-60 miles: $70 travel free

Math & Science Nights/Career Day Programs

Oxbow will provide live animal displays for Math & Science Nights as well as Career Days.

Costs:

  • $100 per hour
  • Minimum of 2 hours

Travel Fees (Round Trip):

  • 0-30 miles: No charge
  • 31-40 miles: $50 travel fee
  • 41-50 miles: $60 travel fee
  • 51-60 miles: $70 travel free

Oxbow in the Classroom

Can’t make it to Oxbow Meadows for a field trip? We can offer field trips at your school! Each program takes place in a 45-minute time frame. The following at-school programs are available:

  • Entomology
  • Forest Ecology
  • Ornithology
  • Wildlife Tracking
  • Lego WeDo Robotic Zoo

Grades: Prek-12th
Max Group Size: 1 class per program
Max Classes: 5 per day

Costs:

  • $175 for 45-minute program $100 for additional program

Travel Fees (Round Trip):

  •  0-30 miles: No charge
  • 31-40 miles: $50 travel fee
  • 41-50 miles: $60 travel fee
  • 51-60 miles: $70 travel free