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Butterfly Pavilion is open for Memorial Day with our regular hours

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 $0.65/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: $150/session + travel; sequential sessions discounted 25%

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


Program Options

Colorado Pollinators

Pollinators are essential to our diverse Colorado ecosystem. Dive in to learn about all the bees, butterflies, beetles, moths and more that are the pollinator superheroes of Colorado.  

Intro to Inverts

Butterfly Pavilion is a world-renowned invertebrate zoo, but what is an invertebrate?? Invertebrates are an incredibly diverse group of animals that help keep our world in balance. During this class, you will meet some live invertebrate guests and have a thrilling intro to invertebrates!  

Amazing Arachnids

Arachnids are a group of arthropods consisting of spiders, harvestman, scorpions, ticks, and mites. They are one of the most feared and misunderstood groups of invertebrates. In this lesson, we go through the anatomy of arachnids, their environmental importance, the most common arachnids around us, and how we can conserve them for the future.  

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.