Prospect Park Zoo Education
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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.
Summer Camp
Summer Camp is available for purchase on January 11, 2018!

*New this year: Extended Day Camp!
Extended Day Camp is available from 3:00-5:00pm the weeks of June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29. Add on Extended Day during camp registration!

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.

Registration closes the Thursday before the first day of camp.

Stroller Safari Camp (ages 0-4)
Regular Price: $180.00
Member Price: $140.00
Stroller Safari
Scales, skin, fur and feathers, come enjoy the summer weather at the zoo! Make new friends at the zoo or bring old ones for those summer playdates as you learn all about animals and their coverings. Children and caregivers will discover why birds have feathers and mammals have fur while engaging in activities that encourage your little one's curiosity. Each day participants will meet animals up close, explore zoo exhibits, and feed animals around the zoo.


This ticket is for one child up to 4 years old with a caretaker.

Kinderzoo (Entering Pre-K4 or K)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Animal Adventures
Adventures and mystery take your camper on a journey through the rainforest, temperate forests, wetlands, and desert regions. Kinder Zoo campers spend the week discovering the wonderful world of the animal kingdom, exploring animal families, going on scavenger hunts, and delivering food to our animals. Campers will build their animal knowledge as they play games, create crafts, make friends, and meet live animals up-close in programs that can only happen at the zoo!


Child must be at least 4 years old & entering Pre-K or Kindergarten in the fall of 2018. Please register one session per child.

Nature Play Camp (entering 1st-4th Grades)
Regular Price: $115.00
Member Price: $100.00
Wild about Nature
Get outside and jump into nature this summer! In Nature Play Camp, we will explore the outdoors and the animals that inhabit the world around us. Come build animal homes, investigate animal tracks, and visit animals in the zoo to uncover how they rely on nature in different ways. Through animal-themed games, exciting nature challenges, and up-close animal encounters, campers will explore the connection between animals, nature, and ourselves.


This single day camp is for campers entering 1st through 4th grade Fall of 2018.

Week of Wildlife (entering 1st-3rd grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Storytelling with the Animals
Jump into an epic zoo story this summer! During this camp, participants will look at the zoo the way a great story teller would. We will get to know the characters (our animals), the setting (their habitats), and the fast paced plot (their interesting behaviors and interactions)! At the end of each day, campers will retell their own zoo story through puppetry, theater, or a storybook of their own.


Child must be entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall of 2018. Please register one session per child.

Zoo Explorer (entering 4th-6th Grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Zoomazing Race
Join in on the excitement at the zoo this summer! In Zoo Explorers campers will go on zoo-safari to spot Dingoes in the outback, travel to Africa to observe baboons, search out poisonous frogs in the rainforest, and engage in endless discovery about animal abilities along the way. This camp is packed full of first hand experiences with our animals, exhilarating games, team challenges, creative activities, and unique experiences that only happen at the zoo.



Child must be entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grade in the fall of 2018. Please register one session per child.

Junior Scientist (Entering 7th-9th Grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Science in Zoos
Want to be a scientist when you grow up? Jr. Scientists will spend a week exploring the exciting life of a zookeeper and the sciences needed to keep our animals healthy. We'll investigate biology, ecology, animal behavior, and more. Campers will glimpse behind the scenes, get a taste of what it's like to be a zookeeper by helping with some of their tasks, create enrichment for our animals, learn about the conservation work WCS scientists do each day, and meet animals up close. There are a lot of ways to be a scientist at a zoo - join us to discover them all!


Child must be entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall of 2018. Please register one session per child.

 
Children and Teens

Jr. Zoologist: From Dinos to Darwin (ages 6-10)
Regular Price: $200.00
Member Price: $150.00
From Jurassic Giants to modern day dinosaurs, Jr. Zoologists embark on a new scientific exploration every week to investigate the keys to species survival in the wild. From bones to scales, feathers to fur, participants dig out the truth - and discover the ultimate animal adaptations.

Session dates: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3
Session One: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 - Sat, Mar 3, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM   (10 AVAIL)

Mid-Winter Camp (K-5)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Let the zoo games begin! During this week long school break camp you will meet live animals, investigate animal adaptations and discover which animal athletes have what it takes to win the Zoolympic gold medal.
Session One: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 - Fri, Feb 23, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Jr. Zoologist: Ecology Engineers (ages 6-10)
Regular Price: $200.00
Member Price: $150.00
Drop your future scientist off at the Zoo to help us solve some of the world's greatest ecological challenges! Jr. Zoologists will use STEM practices to improve the world through water sampling, tracing the source of pollutants, racing to clean up oil spills, and more.

Session Dates: March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21
Session One: Sat, Mar 17, 2018 - Sat, Apr 21, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM   (12 AVAIL)

Spring Break Camp (3rd-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
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.
Session One: Mon, Apr 2, 2018 - Fri, Apr 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (12 AVAIL)

 
Family Programs

Stroller Safari February Series
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $120.00
Warm up this February with mornings at the zoo. Your little ones will discover the ways animals keep warm while participating in movement, investigations, and play. Each winter morning will include live animal encounters.

February Mondays: February 5, 12, 19, 26
February Tuesdays: February 6, 13, 20, 27


This program is for children ages 0-4 with an adult.

Secrets of the Zoo: Migration Mystery (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $20.00
The weather is warming up and migratory animals are returning home but there's a mystery at the zoo. Become a wildlife detective and help us solve where this mystery animal came from! Explore animal biofacts, practice using field-science tools, and meet a secret animal guest.
Session One: Sat, Mar 10, 2018 12:00PM - 4:00PM   Available

Stroller Safari March Series
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $120.00
Enjoy wild mornings at the zoo. In this March caregiver and me program, participants will learn about wild animals around the world. Each week your little cubs will meet live animals and grow their curiosity through movement and play.

March Mondays: March 5, 12,19, 26
March Tuesdays: March 6, 13, 20, 27


This program is for children ages 0-4 with an adult.

Enrichment Tinkering Workshop (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
Step into the shoes of a keeper. Don't miss this opportunity for you and your family to watch as your tinker creation is introduced to the animals at the zoo. This Sunday afternoon program also includes a live animal encounter.

Session Dates:
March 11, 2018 or May 6, 2018


This ticket is for one child and one adult.

Stroller Safari April Series
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $120.00
Get ready for spring at the zoo! Children and caregivers are invited to spend mornings in April with us, as we meet live animals, participate in movement activities and games, and explore animal behavior in the springtime.

April Mondays: April 3, 10, 17, 24
April Tuesdays: April 9, 16, 23, 30


This program is for children ages 0-4 with an adult.

Secrets of the Zoo: Zoodunnit! (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $20.00
A mystery is afoot! Something has gone missing from an animal's exhibit and we need your help to determine the culprit! As participants collect and solve clues, they will explore bird nests and eggs, observe animal behavior, and meet a top-secret animal guest up close.
Session One: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 12:00PM - 4:00PM   Available

Mother's Day Breakfast (ages 3 and up)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
Celebrate Mother's Day here 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 amazing animal moms.

The price stated above covers one adult and one child.
Session One: Sat, May 12, 2018 9:00AM - 11:00AM   (17 AVAIL)

 
Scout Programs

Girl Scout Earth Day Celebration (grades K-12)
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.

Each $10 ticket is per person.
Session Spring 2018: Sun, Apr 22, 2018 11:00AM - 4:00PM   Available