Only 3.8 Miles from
Scottsbluff Monument!

School Programs

Explore, Wonder, Awe-Inspiring.

Connecting children to nature through hands-on, interactive activities.

Many of our programs include the use of biofacts, live animals and other activities that will teach students about the topic in a fun and unique way.

Take a look through our program list below and click on the link to register.

Click Here to contact Alex Henwood for more information.

School Programs

We have many programs tailored to hands on education for school-aged children.

All of our programs contain materials that meet various Nebraska standards.

For a complete listing of current programs, click here.

Contact Alexandra at for more information.


Please contact the front office at 308.630.6236, or email education@riversidediscoverycenter to register or ask questions!

Don’t See What You’re Looking For?

If you are interested in a program topic that is not listed here please Call Us at (308) 630-6236 and we can create a program focused on your needs.

Guided Tours

These programs will be hour long tours of a section of the zoo ending with a 10 – 15 min. keeper talk.

Appropriate for all ages tour information and activities will be adjusted for age level of audience.

Check It Out!

Don’t See What You’re Looking For?
We’re flexible!
If you can’t find the topic you’re looking for, please call us and we’ll create a program focused on your needs.
(308) 630-6236
Need More Information?
Contact our Education Curator!
Our education curator, Alex Henwood, will be happy to help you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding the School Programs.
Call (308) 630-6236 or email Alex at
Printable Programs Booklet
Would you like a hard copy for future reference?
Click below for our complete list of Programs in printable, PDF form.
Programs Booklet