EDUCATION THAT COMES TO LIFE
Someone You Can Trust
Ventura Wildlife Encounters is dedicated to providing the highest standards of educational animal visits and lectures within the industry. All visits are safe and structured and led by professional educators with zoological, wildlife travel and conservation backgrounds. All of our educators are DBS checked and follow strict health and safety policy. Ventura Events is also unique as it is the only non zoo based educational animal encounter provider to be an institutional member of the International Zoo Educators Association (IZE) demonstrating our continuing commitment to offering the very best levels of expertise. Ventura Wildlife Encounters is also involved in various real life conservation projects around the world. For total peace of mind all educational sessions are covered by our comprehensive public liability insurance and a full risk assessment.
Nurseries & Schools
Nursery & school animal encounters provide pupils with the chance to touch, hold and learn about a fantastic variety of exotic animals and wildlife artefacts (e.g skins, eggs, horns, etc). Animals include various exotic invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Our Educational Animal encounters start from just £150 per session* and are available for nurseries and schools based across London, the home counties and the south of England (click here to view our coverage map). These highly interactive sessions are ideal for children to learn, touch and experience a fantastic variety of exotic animals up close whilst meeting the requirements of the national curriculum. Our experienced team can offer a variety of different educational sessions for children both age and key stage specific. From basic meet and greet encounters for younger children and those simply wanting to meet our animals, through to key stage relevant educational classroom based sessions.
*Based on a one hour school visit. An additional mileage charge may apply. Further reduced rates are available for block bookings.
And So On...
Ventura Wildlife Encounters also provides a range of specialist higher level lectures for secondary schools, colleges and universities. These lectures are delivered using PowerPoint and use real life case studies from around the world to explore the topics in question. Each lecture is varied to meet the level of education required. Available across the UK, please note mileage fee may apply.
All Higher Education Classes last between 45 minutes and an hour