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School and Community Outreach Programs

Bring Oxbow to You!

Perfect for schools, corporate groups, private functions, festivals, or any other event you can dream up!

Off-site Request Form


STEM on the GO

Choose from any of our field trip options. An Oxbow educator will bring a hands-on option to your classroom

Group Size: 25-30 (Single Class Size)
Length: 45 minutes
Costs: $150 per session

Prek Options:

Length: 30 minutes
Costs: $100 per session

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Assembly Programs

Learn about the fabulous world of reptiles! Select from a standards/grade level topic for your reptile presentation. Students will meet 4-5 reptiles and will interact with a minimum of one. (The smaller the group, the more animals they will interact with)

Group Size: 200 max
45 minutes
 $150 per session

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Math & Science Nights

Themes are:

  • Live Animals
  • STEM activity
  • Live animal and STEM activity Combo (1 animal and 1 table activity)

Costs: $100 per hour

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Career Day

We offer the following options available to Muscogee, Harris, Lee, and Russell Counties:

  • Free Career Day with no animals.
  • Career Day with 1 animal for a maximum 30-minute presentation. Cost is $30; maximum of 4 hours.

Length: 4 hours maximum
Costs: $30 per hour (with animal)

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Reptiles on the Road

This 45-minute auditorium style program includes a live reptile presentation. We can also bring our reptiles to your community event as either a presentation or a booth.

Costs*: $150 per 45-minute program

*Prices may vary for community events. Please send in your request form and ask about pricing for your community event.

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Travel Fees (Round Trip)
  • 0-30 miles: No charge
  • 31-40 miles: $50 fee
  • 41-50 miles: $60 fee
  • 51-60 miles: $70 fee
Multiple Program Sessions

All programs require 10-15-minutes
in-between multiple sessions.


You may reschedule your field trip (if space is available). Field trips must be canceled 2 weeks in advance.

Other Information

Please note that programming options and pricing is subject to change.

Animal Policy

Based on CDC guidelines, Oxbow Meadows does not recommend that children under 5 years of age touch reptiles or amphibians.

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