School & Group Programs

Supported by GFL: Green for Life

Assiniboine Park Conservancy education programs connect people with nature and inspire them to be environmental stewards.

We offer a variety of curriculum-linked, interdisciplinary programs for students in Pre-K through Grade 12 at The Leaf (coming soon!), Assiniboine Park Zoo, and Assiniboine Park. Our early years programs encourage children to connect with the amazing diversity found in nature and progress into more action-based classes at the middle and senior years level.

All programs incorporate learning objectives in science with connections to arts, culture, language, social studies and more. Many programs include hands-on activities and different styles of learning are encouraged through story, music, verbal presentations, tours, and teamwork. Programs are available year-round and run rain, shine or snow! 

Please note, Leaf programs are sold out for May/June 2024.

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Virtual, Self-Guided, and Outreach Programs

Virtual Programs

Our interactive virtual programs are facilitated by passionate educators and include the opportunity to hear from our Zoo animal care staff, observe our animals, and participate in engaging activities. 
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Self-Guided Zoo Visit

Self-guided visits are a great option for groups that prefer to explore independently, without a facilitated educational program.
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Outreach Programs

Can't come to us? We'll come to you! Outreach programs include workshops for children of all ages, adults, and seniors. 
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Funding Information and Application Forms

As part of our mandate to create accessible programming, we have secured funding to assist qualifying Manitoba public schools, licenced childcare centres, and non-profit community groups that serve an underserved community with admission and program fees. Some schools may also be eligible for a subsidy for a portion of their transportation costs to Assiniboine Park and Zoo. 
 
If your class, child care centre, or community group is in need of field trip financial assistance and may be considered a rural or low socio-economic school/centre, please fill out the appropriate application form below:

Field Trip Funding Program - Application Form - Registered Daycares
Field Trip Funding Program - Application Form - Schools
Field Trip Funding Program – Application Form - Community Groups

Please contact our Education & Programs department for more information:

Phone: 204-927-6070
Email: education@assiniboinepark.ca  

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