"Lunch and Learn" Programs

These three new programs last an hour to an hour-and-a-half and begin at noon. Program are available on weekdays only. Each program includes lunch for up to two people and the Zoo professional, as well as a brief behind-the-scenes experience. Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Proceeds from each of these lunches will support priority needs of the Zoo's veterinary or animal division. The bulk of these fees constitute tax-deductible donations to the North Carolina Zoo Society, the private, 501(C)3, non-profit organization that raises funds to support the North Carolina Zoo.

 

Lunch and Learn - Zoo Vet

This program includes a tour of the Zoo’s veterinary hospital and Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

The program cost of $350 for Zoo Society members and $375 for non-members provides Zoo admission, lunch, and the experience for two people and a $300 tax-deductible donation to the North Carolina Zoological Society, the private 501(c)3 non-profit that raises funds for the North Carolina Zoo.

Proceeds will support the needs of the Zoo's veterinary hospital.

Lunch and Learn - Zoo Curator

Learn how these professionals oversee the well-being of the Zoo’s animals. This program includes lunch with one of the following curators and includes a brief tour of a behind-the-scenes area.

The program cost of $325 for Zoo Society members and $350 for non-members provides admission, lunch, and the experience for two people and a $300 tax-deductible donation to the North Carolina Zoological Society, the private 501(c)3 non-profit that raises funds for the North Carolina Zoo.
Proceeds from these lunches will support the needs of the Zoo's Animal Section or Horticultural Section,