Programs & Outreach

Our Programs

Add an educational program to your field trip, or let a Sylvan Heights educator come to you! Our programs provide direct interaction with animals – primarily birds, but also alligators, snakes, insects and other creatures. Customized programs and prices available on request.

We offer hands on educational programs meeting Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and NC Essential Standards (NCES) guidelines, including bird biology and wetland ecology. To learn more about on-site and outreach education programs, please view programs by grade level below. If you are ready to schedule your trip, please fill out the reservation request form by clicking “Book a Field Trip”.

PRE-K  – 5th GRADE

Programs for PreK-5th Grade are specifically designed to broaden your students’ knowledge of waterfowl, wetlands, conservation biology, ecology, and scientific methods.


6th – 12th GRADE

Enhance classroom learning with hands-on programs about avian biology and wetland ecology using field research techniques and data analysis.



College-level concepts in ornithology and educational guided tours.


Outreach Programs

Sylvan Heights offers fun and engaging outreach programs for classrooms, libraries, community groups, and events.