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Our educators provide meaningful learning experiences through curriculum-based lessons made for each level of elementary schooling.

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Reptilia Field Trips and School Visits connect your students and educators with our fun, interactive learning activities.

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Curriculum-based teaching to higher level learning classrooms, and even First Responder Training. We prepare you for a wild future!

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We provide meaningful learning experiences for Scouts and Cubs groups looking to earn additional badges and have a great time.

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Daycare & Pre-School Programs

We have provided educational and entertaining programs for over 100 daycare centres and pre-school groups. Presentations feature live reptiles and are interactive and exciting, focusing on diversity, empathy, colours, textures, or even custom topics. Your children will never forget their first encounter with a bearded dragon or an alligator!

Elementary School Programs

Learning that’s fun is learning that lasts! That’s our philosophy. Incorporating live animals and encouraging interaction, our enthusiastic educators deliver engaging lessons tied to the Ontario curriculum, providing concrete connections for abstract concepts, making the subject come to life, literally!

Secondary School Programs

Reptilia’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic educators can bring your classes’ curriculum to life! By providing an exciting and concrete connection to abstract material, Reptilia’s secondary school programs make the subject real for your students and will enrich their learning experience. Lesson content can be customized to fit what your students are learning in class or to introduce new topics. Whether we come to your classroom or your students come to our 25,000 square foot zoo facility, it is sure to be an experience they won’t forget.

Post Secondary Programs

Programs for post secondary level classes include workshops for students in teachers college, as well as students of veterinary medicine and animal care. All programs feature live animals and are provided by qualified educational instructors.

Scouts and Guides Programs

Reptilia offers a variety of programs created specifically for Sparks, Beavers, Brownies, Cubs, Guides, Scouts, and Pathfinders. All programs emphasize a hands-on experience with live animals and can help meet badge requirements.

Home Schooling Programs

Our experienced and knowledgeable educational instructors have a great deal of experience addressing audiences of all kinds. Programs for homeschoolers are rooted in biological science and customized to the needs of your group.

Lunch & After School Programs

Learning that is fun is learning that lasts! That is our motto here at Reptilia, and nowhere is that more evident than in our lunch and after-school programs. Our friendly, enthusiastic cast members will delight and entertain your students while teaching them all about the world around them. From frogs to pythons, turtles, and tarantulas, your kids will get the experience of a lifetime. Whether it is a one-hour presentation or our eight-week program, every Reptilia presentation is unique, unforgettable, and designed to enrich your daycare or afterschool program.

Reptilia News

Stay tuned with our latest news! We are currently expanding and growing our facilities, stay tuned!

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