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Butterfly Pavilion Virtual Learning

All you need is a laptop, a webcam, and a high-speed internet connection to bring Butterfly Pavilion’s award-winning virtual learning programs to your school or youth group!


Butterfly Pavilion is proud to offer our Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration Pinnacle Award-winning virtual learning programs to a global audience at an affordable rate.

These programs have earned recognition from CILC in 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2021-2022, and 2022-2023, consistently delivering exceptional educational value and actively engaging learners. Since 2017, we have been delighted to welcome international participants, and this audience continues to flourish.

Book a virtual program for your school or youth group!

Our virtual learning programs are easy to implement and provide interactive learning without the need for transportation logistics, offering a unique and convenient learning experience for your students. Bring the wonders of nature straight to your classroom with:

  • Engaging, real-time lessons led by our expert Butterfly Pavilion educators.
  • Remarkable live animal experiences on-screen, providing an up-close view without leaving your classroom.
  • Exploration of real-world conservation topics through curriculum-aligned content. Visual and audio media make science concepts come to life.

Program Details:

  • Length: Up to 45 minutes
  • Fee: $100/session
  • Group Size/Session: 70 participants/session; additional programs required for larger groups unless otherwise indicated

Pre-K Virtual Programs

Introduce your young learners to the captivating world of invertebrates and nature! Butterfly Pavilion's specialized virtual programs for Pre-K students offer engaging visuals, expert guidance, and age-appropriate content designed to inspire wonder and appreciation for our natural world and the animals in it!

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K-3rd Grade Virtual Programs

Ignite scientific curiosity in your elementary students with our interactive virtual sessions. Led by a Butterfly Pavilion educator, students will participate in on-screen live animal encounters, explore conservation topics, and engage with curriculum-aligned content including habitats, life cycles, and more!

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4th-5th Grade Virtual Programs

Foster a love for science in your upper elementary students! Our virtual learning programs deliver real-time, expert-led sessions, captivating live animal encounters, and curriculum-aligned content tailored to the specific needs of elementary learners. Topics explore how animals survive in their habitats, their important functions within our ecosystems, and more. Empower your students to engage with science and conservation from the comfort of your classroom!

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6th-8th Grade Virtual Programs

Inspire an appreciation for nature in your middle schoolers through our virtual learning programs! Our virtual sessions, led by Butterfly Pavilion educators, include interactive exploration of curriculum-aligned content designed to engage students with real-world science and conservation topics exploring pollinators, community science programs, and more.

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9th-12th Grade Virtual Programs

Empower your high school students to become champions for our natural world with our virtual learning programs. Led by Butterfly Pavilion experts, our high school programs offer a deep dive into science and conservation topics. Curriculum-aligned content prepares students for advanced studies through examining the intricacies of our planets pollinators, learning how to become involved in community science programs, and student-led sessions exploring an invertebrate of your choice!

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Butterfly Pavilion is on Zoolife!

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of butterflies and other captivating invertebrates with our high-definition zoo cams and live talks.

Join our livestreams on Zoolife

Join us on OutSchool!

Butterfly Pavilion is teaching on Outschool! Our weekly programs feature interactive, real-time lessons on-screen facilitated by a Butterfly Pavilion educator, live on-screen animal experiences, and use visual and audio media to illustrate STEAM concepts.

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Butterfly Pavilion offers scholarships to Title 1 schools or other groups with students qualifying for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch (FRL) program as funding allows. Please click below to learn more.