Edisto Island Serpentarium offers unique experiences with reptiles and a variety of programs tailored to your needs! With our live local and exotic reptiles, we teach about a variety of things, including how to identify venomous and non-venomous snakes, the interesting adaptations reptiles have developed, how reptiles fit into the ecosystem, how to stay safe during a reptile encounter, and much more! Our programs start at 45 minutes and can be extended by staff members choice or request from you. Please let us know when booking if you would like a long show so that can be coordinated.

Reptiles on the Move

This is our standard reptile presentation, which can be tailored to specific age groups as needed. This presentation includes venomous and non-venomous snakes local to the southeast and either an alligator OR local turtles. Snakes can either be presented by the handler or in vision cages as appropriate for your audience and venue.

Animal Adaptations

Learn about why reptiles look like they do. What makes a gecko stick to the wall? How do snakes climb trees? How can alligators stay underwater for over 8 hours in winter? Get the answers to these questions and more by taking an in-depth look at some of the most interesting reptile adaptations during this 40 minute presentation. Possible A/V equipment necessary to present Powerpoint.

Safety Program

This program is tailored specifically for emergency services groups, foresters, power company linemen, scout groups and other groups who may either have close encounters with dangerous reptiles or treat those who do. Learn which snakes are dangerous, how venom works, and what not to do when bitten. Our reptile handler will bring examples of common venomous snakes to the region and explain how to properly respond to a snake bite on the scene in order to give medical professionals the best chance to treat the victim properly.

CrocoGator!

Ever wondered what the differences between crocodiles and alligators really are? Did you know that there are 23 species of crocodilians worldwide? Learn about our local crocodilian, the American Alligator, and all its cousins in this presentation. Possible A/V equipment necessary to present Powerpoint.

Scaly Friends

Let us bring our animals to your event! This is more of a hands on, question and answer program. Your group will be allowed to touch, feel and ask questions. There is no lecture with this program. This is great for smaller kids or groups just wanting to get acquainted with reptiles. Make your event a hit with scaly friends!

Pricing

Pricing varies per program factoring in location, program choice, length of program, and time. Most outreaches will start at $400. Please fill out an application if interested and a staff member will get back with you soon. Please reach out to us at edistoserpentarium@gmail.com with any questions concerning booking your outreach.

Lodging, meals and travel expenses will be added if necessary.

Please fill out the form below if you are interested in booking a program with us.

Invite us to your school, church, business, event or group meeting! Call or email to book your programs today.

*Please book outreach programs at least 14 business days in advance so that we can schedule presenters accordingly. Specific dates and times not guaranteed until you receive confirmation.

 
Please complete this Outreach Programs Registration Form