Field Trips and Parties at Critter Cabana

Educational Services FAQ

Group Visits

We can accommodate small groups to see the animals at the store.
Cost: Free
Max Size: 15 people
Pre-Schedule Required?: Yes
Length: 20-30 minutes
Chaperons: 1 adult per 4 kids required
Animal Interaction: Viewing only

In-Store Field Trips

We give a educational tour with optional focus to match a specific curriculum.
Cost:$40
Max Size: 15 people
Pre-Schedule Required?: Yes
Length: 20-30 minutes guided, 10 free time to see the animals
Chaperons: 1 adult per 4 kids required
Animal Interaction:Some petting and handling during the tour, viewing only during free time

Offsite Events

We bring animals to you!
Cost:Inquire, generally about $125 per staff required + mileage
Max Size: None
Pre-Schedule Required?: Yes
Length: 1 hour included in price, inquire about longer events
Chaperons: Varies based on needs of the event
Animal Interaction: Flexible to the needs of the event

Offsite Field Trip or Event

We bring animals to you!
Cost:$150 + per person charge + mileage
Max Size: None
Pre-Schedule Required?: Yes
Length: 1 hour included in price, inquire about longer events
Chaperons: Varies based on needs of the event
Animal Interaction: Flexible to the needs of the event

Animal for a Day

Generate interest in unit study with a live animal. Habitat, animal, and necessary supplies provided.
Cost: $25 for the first day + $10 for additional days
Max Size: None
Pre-Schedule Required?: Yes
Length: 1 or more days
Chaperons: Not required
Animal Interaction: Depends on the animal

Store Group Visit

Free

Up to 30 minutes
  • In-store
  • 20-30 Minutes
  • Specific Times
  • Interaction with animals
Contact our Event Coordinator!

Store Field Trip

$35

per 30-40 minute visit
  • In-store
  • 30-40 Minutes
  • Specific Times
  • Interaction with animals
Contact our Event Coordinator!

Offsite Field Trip

$150

per 15 attendants + Mileage
  • In-store
  • 1 Hour or more
  • Flexible Times
  • Interaction with animals

Contact our Event Coordinator!

Animal for a Day

$25

24 hours
  • In-store
  • 24 Hours or more
  • Flexible Times
  • Interaction with animals

Contact our Event Coordinator!

Educational Services

What types of animals can you bring to an offsite event?

Anything we have! Popular options include tortoises, parrots, snakes, and more!

What times can I do an in-store field trip?

Typically anytime school is in session.

What is a good age group for a field trip?

1st grade through 6th grade.

Are chaperons required?

We require one chaperon per 4 kids.

Is there any interaction in the field trip?

Yes. During the guided portion we have opportunities for handling and petting.

Do you have any discounts for teachers?

We can provide discounts on a case by case basis for teachers to provide a class pet. Let us know what you are thinking and we’ll do our best to help you out.

Can you do a presentation for a large group?

Not currently. Our focus is on small groups and interactive presentations.

How do I book my event?

You can call our Newberg store (503-537-2570) and ask for our event coordinator, Brittani Johnson, or send her an email directly [email protected]

Birthday Parties FAQ

What are the basics of a Critter Cabana birthday party?

We bring a variety of pets tailored to your birthday kid to your party and provide an hour of hands on learning and holding of animals for the entire group.

What makes your party unique?

They’re FUN!
Our parties are made to embrace the tactile needs of the kids.  This is less of a “show” and more of a private petting zoo.

  • Critter Cabana will provide one hour of nonstop entertainment at your location.
  • Parties can be scheduled on site at Critter Cabana during closed business hours
  • We will tailor the animals we bring to your preferences.
  • Free gift for the each of the party attendees and a $10 gift certificate for the birthday boy/girl
  • We do parties anywhere in the greater Portland or Salem area

How much does a party cost?

Parties in Newberg or Wilsonville are $150 +$5 per planned attendant
Parties outside Newberg or Wilsonville are $150 +$5 per planned attendant + $2 ea mile from our closest store location
Use our party cost estimator to get a good idea of the final price.

Party Cost Estimator

How do I schedule a party?

You can call our Newberg store (503-537-2570) and ask for our event coordinator, Brittani Johnson, or send her an email directly [email protected]

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