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Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early on 12/10/2022 and 12/15/2022 at 3:00pm with last admission at 2:15pm.

Let us bring a fun and interactive program to your active adult group or senior community! Our engaging presentations feature live and preserved animals, images, nature faces, and a question and answer session.


All outreach programs incur a travel fee of $0.63/mile round trip between your site and Butterfly Pavilion. Partial program scholarships may be available for qualifying groups, email us at for scholarship options.


Length: 45-60 minutes

Fee: $75/session + travel; sequential sessions discounted 15%

Group Size/Session: 30 participants/session; additional programs required for larger groups



Program Options


Beautiful Butterflies

Discover a rainbow of color as you meet face-to-face with tropical butterfly specimen from around the world, and learn about the intriguing behaviors and complex life cycles of our fascinating fluttery friends.


Bringing Butterfly Pavilion to You

Get ready, we’re bringing you our live invertebrate friends from around the world! Let us take you on a virtual ride through the Butterfly Pavilion, as we learn all about our residents including insects, spiders, and their diverse relatives.


Butterfly Gardening

Learn what it takes to liven up your garden with a flurry of local butterflies! Learn the skills necessary to build your very own butterfly garden and brighten your community!


Insect Lore

What does a spider have to do with the sun? Can butterflies bring good luck? Enjoy stories from cultures around the world about butterflies, beetles, dragonflies and spiders! Have a story of your own? We’d love to hear it!


Spooky Spiders

Open your minds and discover that these creepy crawlies aren’t as creepy as you may think! Learn about these misunderstood creatures and see up close live spiders, including a black widow and a tarantula!