Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Scout Programs

 

Book a Scout Program:

Outdoor Art

Location: National Aviary

Length: 90 minutes

Cost: $15 per person, includes a unique National Aviary patch

Take a trip around the National Aviary and beyond to learn about the beauty and importance of birds and nature in art. With ample inspiration from a guided tour of the National Aviary and Allegheny Commons park, scouts will create their own nature-inspired masterpieces and even get an up-close look at art created by our bird artists.

Conservation Careers

Location: National Aviary

Length: 90 minutes

Cost: $15 per person, includes a unique National Aviary patch

Discover what it’s like to work in a zoo as a veterinarian, zoo keeper, or conservation biologist. Scouts will tour our habitats and learn how the National Aviary staff work together to help save birds and protect their habitats around the world. They will even get to participate in a hands on activity related to their field of exploration!

 

Habitats

Location: National Aviary

Length: 90 minutes

Cost: $15 per person, includes a unique National Aviary patch

From the frigid arctic to dry deserts, birds can be found in nearly every habitat on Earth. Scouts will venture into the National Aviary’s immersive habitats to explore how birds adapt to their natural environments and learn how we create habitats that help our birds thrive. Scouts will learn how to make habitats for native wildlife in their own communities, and will even make a bird feeder to take home.

 

Schedule Your Visit Today! Here’s How:

  • Have 3 dates in mind in case your preferred date is unavailable.
  • Use our online form to begin your reservation process. Or contact the National Aviary’s Education Groups Coordinator at 412-258-9439. Registration is required at least 3 weeks in advance.
  • Upon selection of your date, you will be emailed an education group contract.
  • Your reservation is final only after the National Aviary’s receipt of your signed contract and your non-refundable deposit.

Prices subject to change.

 

Scout Events:

Stay tuned for upcoming events!