Outreach

Tracy Aviary’s Outreach Program got a glow-up! Explore all of our new and redesigned offerings below...

 

Need help deciding which outreach program is the perfect fit for your group? Check out our pdfSEEd Standard Alignment Chart.

IN-CLASS INQUIRY PROGRAMS (GRADES K-8)

Tracy Aviary educators bring hands-on activities to your classroom or community meeting space to explore STEAM topics for grades K-8. Each program is thoughtfully designed to align with Utah SEEd Standards.

In-Class Inquiry Programs:

  • Occur indoors
  • 45-60 minutes long
  • Limited to groups of up to 30 participants
  • Can be presented simultaneously (2 at a time) or consecutively (1 at a time) up to 4 times in a day
  • Do not feature live birds

OUTDOOR OBSERVATION PROGRAMS (GRADES preK-5)

Tracy Aviary educators connect students and community members to nature in their school yards, city parks, or other green spaces. Programs have been thoughtfully aligned with Utah SEEd Standards and explore nature topics and conservation behaviors with grades preK-5. 

Outdoor Observation Programs:

  • Occur outdoors
  • 45-60 minutes long
  • Limited to groups of up to 30 participants
  • Depending on the size of the outdoor space, can be presented simultaneously (2 at a time) or consecutively (1 at a time) up to 4 times in a day
  • Do not feature live birds

CONSERVATIONISTS-IN-TRAINING PROGRAMS (GRADES 9-12)

COMING SOON!

Tracy Aviary educators provide an in-depth look at Utah conservation issues using real-world data. After participating in these programs, students will have access to volunteer opportunities based upon in-class learning. Programs have been thoughtfully aligned with the Utah Biology SEEd Standards for grades 9-12. 

Conservationists-in-Training Programs:

  • Occur indoors with optional outdoor volunteer opportunities
  • 45-60 minutes long
  • Limited to groups of up to 30 participants
  • Can be presented consecutively (1 at a time) up to 4 times in a day
  • Do not feature live birds

CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Didn’t find quite what you were looking for? Tracy Aviary welcomes requests for custom presentations for any class or community group. Customized content must be requested at least two weeks prior to your confirmed outreach date. Not all custom program requests can be fulfilled. Please remember that we do not bring live birds to off-site programs.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Tracy Aviary welcomes invitations to attend community events such as school STEM nights, neighborhood festivals, and more. Our attendance at community events is free of charge, but subject to our excess mileage fee policy. Please fill out the Outreach Request Form with as much information as possible to help us evaluate your request and prepare appropriate tabletop activities. Due to the volume of requests we receive, we cannot attend every event we are invited to.  Please remember that we do not bring live birds to off-site programs.

ADD A PROGRAM TO YOUR AVIARY VISIT

Outreach programs can also be presented on-site at Tracy Aviary as part of a field trip. To book on-site programs please refer to our Group Tours webpage.

PRICING

OUTR price structure

Our attendance at community events is free of charge, but subject to our excess mileage fee policy.

EXCESS MILEAGE FEE POLICY

Program price includes up to 50 miles of round-trip travel from Tracy Aviary. Excess mileage will be assessed at a fee of $15 plus $1.50/additional round trip mile. We will ALWAYS assess excess mileage based on the shortest route to your site.

 

Ready to book your program?

 

REQUEST OUTREACH PROGRAM

Our staff will contact you regarding your request within 1 week of its receipt and will use the information provided to assist you in planning your Tracy Aviary program.

 

Do you have questions or comments? 

Contact Community & Outreach Programs Coordinator Kylie Jones-Greenwood:

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