Prospect Park Zoo Education
Welcome
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Contact PROSPECT PARK ZOO EDUCATION at ppzeducation@wcs.org or 800.433.4149 FREE with any registration difficulties.
Summer Camp
For camp sessions that are currently full, you can register to be placed on the wait list. You are placed on the wait list in the order that you registered and we will contact you if a spot becomes available.

Kinderzoo (Entering Pre-K or K, age 4 & up)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $425.00
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How do animals in the arctic differ from those in Australia? Kinderzoo campers will learn about animals from all around the world on a virtual adventure through the seven continents. Each day will include animal encounters, nature play, zoo crafts, and campers will get to see a very special Wildlife Theater performance!
Please register one session per child.

Child must be at least 4 years old & entering Pre-K or Kindergarten in the fall of 2016.

Week of Wildlife (Entering 1st or 2nd grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $425.00
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This adventure camp will transform young campers into wildlife detectives, inviting them to explore and discover animal life using a variety of different scientific instruments. Clues, such as animal tracks and scat, will lead campers throughout the zoo during this ultimate quest to solve a zoo mystery! Animal encounters, nature play activities, crafts, and exhibit visits are all a part of the fun.
Please register one session per child.

Child must be entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall of 2016.

Zoo Explorer (Entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $425.00
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Campers will go on a race around the world to learn about animals and their habitats in this exciting week long camp. We will compete in daily challenges that test our science knowledge, teamwork,creativity and sportsmanship as we explore our zoo animals and learn about their countries of origin. Puzzles, scavenger hunts, and trivia games are just some of the challenges campers might encounter!
Please register one session per child.

Child must be entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2016.

Junior Scientist (Entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $425.00
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Junior Scientist campers will spend the week exploring the zoo and get a glimpse of what it is like to be a zookeeper. Campers will discover the scientific knowledge zookeepers need for their job and practice many of the skills that go into working in a zoo, including conducting behavior studies and creating enrichment for several animals. During the week, campers will also get a behind the scenes look at the Zoo kitchen and the Clinic.
Please register one session per child
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Child must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2016.

 
Family Programs

Little Hatchlings (12-23 months with adult)
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Explore the zoo and all of its wonders with your little one. Classes are designed to help your child learn, explore, socialize, be creative and have fun! Children will experience up-close animal encounters, explore animal exhibits, and partake in tiered sensory activities that are designed for your zoo baby!

One caregiver is required to attend with each registered child. Additional siblings are not permitted in order to maintain an appropriate and comfortable setting for the participants.



Toddler Time (ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Enjoy learning about animals in an environment that fosters your toddler's independence and provides multiple opportunities for exploration. Throughout the week children and their care-givers will participate in art activities, circle time, and dramatic play that investigates the unique world of animals. Live animal encounters every session add to the fun!

One caregiver is required to attend with each registered child. Additional siblings are not permitted in order to maintain an appropriate and comfortable setting for the participants.


Spooky Zoo Pumpkin Carving
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $60.00
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All the animals love pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns at the zoo. Now you can join them and make one too!

Participants will get a pumpkin to take home, meet an animal friend, and we'll visit an animal that enjoys pumpkins as much as we do. We will have carving equipment, a snack, cider, and extra pumpkins if you'd like to carve some pumpkins to decorate the zoo.

This program is for children ages 5 and up. The price stated above covers one adult and one child. You may add up to three extra participants for $20 per person when you Add to Cart.

Session October 2016: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 2:00PM - 4:00PM   Available

Breakfast with the Baboons (ages 4+, with adult)
Regular Price: $55.00
Member Price: $40.00
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Bring the whole family to have breakfast at the Zoo alongside of our troop of baboons. Watch these playful critters get a special breakfast, too. Learn about what animals eat, take a tour of the animal kitchen, & meet a special animal up close.

The price stated above covers one adult and one child. You may add up to three extra participants for $20 per person when you Add to Cart.


Session Fall 2016: Sat, Nov 12, 2016 8:30AM - 10:00AM   (20 AVAIL)

Holiday Treats with the Animals
Regular Price: $55.00
Member Price: $40.00
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Join the animals at the zoo this holiday season for a fun-filled afternoon! This program will include some tasty treats for us, meeting an animal or two up-close, making some special treats for our animal friends, and a winter craft to take home. Everyone loves to get treats this time of year - even our animals!

This program is for children ages 3 and up. The price stated above covers one adult and one child. You may add up to three extra participants for $20 per person when you Add to Cart.


Session December 2016: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 2:00PM - 4:00PM   Available

 
Youth Programs

Fall Festival Nature Night (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $45.00
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Start the spooky season with an evening of adventures...you can drop your children at the zoo and go out to and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Participants will enjoy meeting animals up close, making fairy-houses, animal homes, and special lanterns to light our way on an after-hours night-time trek throughout the zoo, and explore the nocturnal exhibit to see what animals do when we go to sleep. We'll serve pizza and juice too!

This program is for children ages 5 and up.

Session Fall 2016: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 4:30PM - 7:30PM   Available

Yom Kippur School-break Camp: Animal Adventures
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Need something to do on this school holiday? Travel with our animal friends on their amazing adventures, from your own back yard to exotic and far-off lands! Participants of this one-day camp will meet animals up close, play games, explore habitats, and make crafts all to help them discover the amazing adventures animals enjoy.

This program is for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Session Yom Kippur 2016: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Election Day School-break camp: Junior Keepers
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Need something to do on this school holiday? In this day-long camp, you'll explore the sciences behind keeping our animals healthy and happy. Biology, ecology, animal behavior and more all go into running a zoo. You'll see how our keepers work hard, study and support animals, and you and a team of other campers will create an enrichment project for some of the animals in the zoo!

This program is for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Session Election Day 2016: Tue, Nov 8, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

MLK Jr. School-break camp: Animal Superheros
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Need something to do on this school holiday? In this day-long camp, participants will learn all about the amazing defenses, adaptations, and abilities of wondrous animals. They will meet animals up close, play games, and design their own creation with special animal-powers of their imagination.

This program is for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Session MLK Day 2017: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Amazing Animals (Grades K-5)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $425.00
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Every day will be a different new adventure full of fun with our favorite animals, exciting zoo explorations, science activities, and crafts. Participants will get to meet special animal friends up close, learn about the wondrous things about the zoo from the inside, make enrichment treats for animals, and get healthy snacks. Join us for an amazing time!

This program is for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Session Winter 2016: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 - Fri, Dec 30, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Wild, Wild Winter Camp (Grades K-5th)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $425.00
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Join us for a wild, winter adventure at the zoo all week long! Campers will explore the zoo, have exclusive use of the Discovery Center, make crafts, play games, and meet special animal friends. Healthy snacks are provided.

This program is for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Session Winter 2017: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available