Prospect Park Zoo Education
Welcome
Welcome to our Prospect Zoo Education store. You are just a few clicks away from purchasing and printing tickets for our youth and family education programs. We look forward to seeing you soon!

(If you have a promotion code, please enter it at the time of ticket purchase checkout.)
 
Programs require Pre-Registration. Registration (excluding summer camps) closes 24 hours before the program start time.

Contact PROSPECT PARK ZOO EDUCATION at ppzeducation@wcs.org or 800.433.4149 FREE with any registration difficulties.
Children and Teens
Drop your child off for a fun-filled, educational experience with the Prospect Park Zoo Education staff!

Zoofari Election Day Camp (K-5)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
Who's the fastest in the animal kingdom? Who can jump the highest? Come discover the amazing superpowers of animals around the zoo! Explore primate adaptations, meet incredible animals up close, and design an animal superhero of your own.

This camp is for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session Election Day: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

Zoofari Winter Break Camp (K-5)
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $200.00
Come learn about the winged creatures of the sky! Participants will build birds' nests, practice "eating" like a bird, explore bird adaptations, and meet some incredible animals up close.

This camp is for children Kindergarten through 5th grades. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session Winter Break: Wed, Dec 26, 2018 - Fri, Dec 28, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Zoofari Martin Luther King Day Camp (K-5)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
Quills, camouflage, claws, oh my! -- the animal kingdom is full of incredible defenses. Join us as we meet live animals up close, explore predator and prey adaptations, and visit zoo animals to uncover the unique ways animals protect themselves.

This camp is for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session MLK Day: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Junior Zoologist (ages 6-10)
Regular Price: $200.00
Member Price: $175.00
Calling all scientists! Challenge your Jr. Zoologist's curiosity and join this 6-week program to explore STEM topics with expert instructors, hands-on scientific discovery, and animal encounters.

Available Sessions (Dates vary)

Wild Earth Science: Ever wondered what makes a volcano blow and an earthquake shake? Come to the zoo and discover the amazing ways our planet has changed over time - participants will spend time in the lab developing hands-on models to demonstrate some of the earth's coolest phenomena.

Citzen Science: Grab your binoculars - it's time to become citizen scientists! From birds and bats to clouds and ice, over the course of this series Jr. Zoologists will participate in collecting data for real citizen science research projects. Participants will perfect field ecology and biology techniques and discover their inner naturalist - with some help from our wild animal ambassadors, of course!

This experience is for children ages 6-10.

Zoofari Mid-Winter Break Camp (K-5)
Regular Price: $450.00
Member Price: $400.00
Calling all future zookeepers! Grab your boots and come explore what it takes to care for some of the world's most amazing animals. Participants will create animal enrichment, prepare animal diets, and meet some awesome animals up close.

This camp is for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session Midwinter Break: Mon, Feb 18, 2019 - Fri, Feb 22, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Zoofari Spring Break Camp (K-5)
Regular Price: $500.00
Member Price: $450.00
Ready for some amazing spring-break science? Come join a team of researchers in investigating the zoo like never before. Campers perform hands-on science every day and even design and conduct their own experiments with some up-close inspiration from our wild animal ambassadors.

This camp is for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session Spring Break: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 - Fri, Apr 26, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

 
Family Programs
Enjoy fun at the Prospect Park Zoo for the whole family!
Please note: unless otherwise stated, tickets are per person and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Breakfast with the Baboons (all ages)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
The whole family can enjoy exclusive early access to the zoo with our wild troop of baboons! Participants enjoy a tasty breakfast, meet an animal up close, and make a special treat for amazing primates.

Breakfast programs happen throughout the year! Share breakfast with our amazing animals on the weekends - it's fun for the whole family! Ticket is per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Zoo Play Stroller Safari (ages 0-4)
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $125.00
Discover zoo animals through movement, song, and play. These series foster your child's natural curiosity with early access to exhibits and live animal encounters.

Winter Sundays: February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Winter Tuesdays: February 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2
Spring Sundays: April 7, 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19
Spring Tuesdays: April 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14, 21

This ticket is for one child up to 4 years old and a caretaker. If you would like to add on one additional child, you may do so during check out.

Zoo Year Celebration! (all ages)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Bring your little "party animals" to the zoo to ring in the new year! When the clock strikes "noon" we'll celebrate by delivering some treats to our zoo animals. Participants will meet animals up-close, enjoy some light refreshments, and kick-off their resolutions by making wildlife-friendly New Year's craft to take home.

This experience is for all ages. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Session One: Sat, Dec 29, 2018 10:00AM - 12:15PM   Available

Mother's Day Breakfast (all ages)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Treat mom to something special this year - a celebration of animal moms at the zoo! Participants will meet in the zoo before it opens, enjoy a light breakfast, meet an animal close up, and help prepare special treats for the some of our animal moms.

This experience is for all ages. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sat, May 11, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   Available

Family STEM Safari (ages 5+)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Bring the whole family to the zoo for a day of hands on science and exploration. Find out how zoos use STEM to learn about and care for animals while practicing with tools and procedures being used by WCS scientists in the field and participating in hands on science experiments.

This experience is for children ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sat, May 18, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM   Available

 
Scout Programs

Girl Scout Earth Day Celebration
Price: $10.00
Come celebrate the Earth at the Zoo! Enjoy fun environmental games, participate in a Citizen Science Project, meet animals, complete a scavenger hunt, and receive an event patch. Bring SWAPS to trade! Event is held rain or shine.

Adults can be added on at check-out for regular adult admission price.
Session Spring 2019: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 11:00AM - 4:00PM   Available