Prospect Park Zoo Education
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FALL 2019 PROGRAMS GO ON SALE ON THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019 AT 9:00AM.

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.
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.

Registration closes the Thursday before the first day of camp.

Don't forget to check out our Prospect Park Zoo Summer Camp FAQs for lots of useful information.

Kinderzoo (entering Pre-K4 or K)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Grab your passports and get ready for a wild trip around the world! Campers will discover what makes animals in the arctic different from those in Australia as they embark on adventures through the seven continents. Throughout their journey campers will meet animals up close, explore nature, create zoo crafts, and travel to animal exhibits - all while discovering unique adaptations of animals all over the world.

One week per camper.
Camper must be at least 4 years old & entering Pre-K4 or Kindergarten in the fall of 2019.

Week of Wildlife 3 Day (entering 1st-3rd grade)
Regular Price: $275.00
Member Price: $250.00
Zoo Sleuths
This adventure camp will transform young campers into wildlife detective as they explore the zoo, visit with animals, and discover animal secrets using 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, outdoor activities, crafts, and exhibit visits are all a part of the fun.


One week per camper.
Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall of 2019. This camp is not in session July 4 or 5.
Session Three: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Wed, Jul 3, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

Week of Wildlife (entering 1st-3rd grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Zoo Sleuths
This adventure camp will transform young campers into wildlife detective as they explore the zoo, visit with animals, and discover animal secrets using 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, outdoor activities, crafts, and exhibit visits are all a part of the fun.

One week per camper.
Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall of 2019.

Wild Safari 3 Day (entering 1st-4th grade)
Regular Price: $275.00
Member Price: $250.00
Session B: Zooper Heroes
Ready to be a super-scientist and help save the world? Start here! Campers will work together to solve real conservation challenges with hands-on activities in the zoo. Throughout the week, they'll practice being wildlife biologists by venturing into the field, meeting animals up close, exploring our exhibits, and conducting experiments every day. Together our Zooperheros will help save the planet.

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session from the Wild Safari full week camp listing!. Price is per week.
Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade in the fall of 2019.
Session B2: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Wed, Jul 3, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

Wild Safari (entering 1st-4th grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
Session A: Urban Jungle
Grab your binoculars - it's time to trek through the wilds of Brooklyn! Like all New Yorkers, city animals are expert survivalists and our campers will uncover what makes them unique with up-close animal encounters, exhibit visits, and hands-on nature exploration every day. We'll even travel out of the concrete jungle to other amazing habitats to learn from species around the world!
Sessions available:
A1 - June 10-14, 2019
A2 - June 24-28, 2019
A3 - July 8-12, 2019
A4 - July 22-26, 2019
A5 - Aug 5-9, 2019
A6 - Aug 19-23, 2019

Session B: Zooper Heroes
Ready to be a super-scientist and help save the world? Start here! Campers will work together to solve real conservation challenges with hands-on activities in the zoo. Throughout the week, they'll practice being wildlife biologists by venturing into the field, meeting animals up close, exploring our exhibits, and conducting experiments every day. Together our Zooperheros will help save the planet.
Sessions available:
B1 - June 17-21, 2019
B3 - July 15-19, 2019
B4 - July 29-Aug 2, 2019
B5 - Aug 12-16, 2019
B6 - Aug 26-30, 2019


Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! There is a 3-day B session to choose from as well! Price is per week.
Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade in the fall of 2019.

Zoo Explorer 3 Day (entering 4th-6th grade)
Regular Price: $275.00
Member Price: $250.00
The Fast and the Furriest
Campers will race around the world in this exciting week-long camp meeting animals up close and getting out into the zoo. Along the way they will encounter challenges that test our creativity, sportsmanship and teamwork 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! On your mark, get set, GO!

One week per camper.
Camper must be entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grade in the fall of 2019.
Session One: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Wed, Jul 3, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

Zoo Explorer (entering 4th-6th grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
The Fast and the Furriest
Campers will race around the world in this exciting week-long camp meeting animals up close and getting out into the zoo. Along the way they will encounter challenges that test our creativity, sportsmanship and teamwork 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! On your mark, get set, GO!

One week per camper.
Camper must be entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grade in the fall of 2019.

 
Early Childhood Programs

Stroller Safari (ages 0-5 w/ caregiver)
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $175.00
Discover animals through movement, music, and play. Children will make new friends and grow their natural curiosity while enjoying early access to zoo exhibits and chances to meet animals up close. 

Fall - 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5
Take a wild trip without ever leaving Brooklyn. In this series program you and your little one will be introduced to animals from around the world. Meet a lizard from the desert and a chinchilla from the mountains and learn how these animals can live in these habitats through sensory play, songs, and crafts.

Winter - 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17
Jump like a rabbit, fly like a bird, or climb like a monkey to the zoo and warm up with the animals this winter.  Every week you will learn about animal movement by examining objects like skeletons, participating in sensory play at zoo exhibits before they open to the public, and meeting two live animals up close! 

This ticket is for one child up to 5 years old and a caretaker. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
 

 
School Break Programs

School Break Day Camp-Rosh Hashanah (K-4th)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Monday, September 30, 2019
In this 1-day camp, campers will discover the amazing animals that call our Urban Forest their home. The camp day will include meeting animal guests, learning about challenges local animals face and enginering creative ways to solve them, and using scientific tools to explore both zoo habitats and natural habitats in our urban forest.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

In this one day camp children will uncover everything it takes to run a zoo and keep animals healthy. Activities for the day include meeting animals up close, learning about animal how animal diets are prepared, making puzzles for exhibit animals and seeing a live animal training session.

This camp is for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!

School Break Day Camp-Yom Kippur(K-4th Grade)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
The zoo was visited by a mysterious guest who left behind some intersting clues. During this 1-day camp kids will meet animals up close and become zoo detectives by investigating animal poop, footprints, and coverings like feathers and fur to help us solve this mystery and identify these sneaky visitors.

This camp is for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
Session One: Wed, Oct 9, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   COMING SOON

School Break Day Camp-Election Day(PreK4-K)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Like people, all animals are unique in their own way. In this one day camp we will meet 3 animals up close, look for unique animals around the zoo and even have the chance to create our own Creative Creature. Join us as we look at all the adaptations animals have that make them special.

This camp is for children in PreK and K (PreK children must be 4 years old). Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
Session PreK-K: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   COMING SOON

School Break Day Camp-Election Day(1st-4th Grade)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
The Wildlife Conservation Society has scientists working around the world to protect wildlife and wild places. In this one day camp we'll learn all about their work in Aquatic habitats. We'll meet animals up close from this habitat, investigate the wet spaces in our neighborhood and create our own mini wetland.

This camp is for children in 1st through 4th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
Session 1st-4th: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   COMING SOON

School Break Day Camp-MLK Jr Day(K-4th Grade)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Join us for a fast paced one-day Zoo camp where campers investigate the science of Zoos - from anatomy to zoology! This day is filled with hands-on activities, scientific investigations, and animal encounters.

This camp is for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
Session One: Mon, Jan 20, 2020 9:00AM - 3:00PM   COMING SOON

 
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: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
The whole family will enjoy time with a wild troop of baboons! Visit the zoo early, meet animals up-close, and make a special treat for these amazing primates.

Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!

Jr. Zoo Club (Ages 0-6)
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $10.00
You and your little ones will make new friends, meet special animal guests, enjoy a read aloud, and have time to play in the Discovery Center after closing to the public. Every day is a new adventure at Jr. Zoo Club!

Save $10 when you purchase the 5 class pass, see below!


This program is families with children ages 0-6.Tickets are sold per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!

Jr. Zoo Club - 5 Pass (Ages 0-6)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
Enjoy 5 sessions of Jr. Zoo Club at a discounted rate! You and your little ones will make new friends, meet special animal guests, enjoy a read aloud, and have time to play in the Discovery Center after closing to the public. Every day is a new adventure at Jr. Zoo Club! 

This program is families with children ages 0-6.Tickets are sold per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
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Keeper for a Day (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $36.00
Member Price: $30.00
This program is packed full of special experiences for the entire family.

Sessions:
Sea Lions
We will learn how zookeepers teach our California Sea Lions new behaviors like waving, barking, and flipping through the air on command and help make some tasty, fishy enrichment.

Predators
We will learn about fierce carnivores like the Pallas Cats and Dingoes and help keep their predatory instincts sharp by making sensory enrichment.

Reptiles
We will meet some scaly, slithering animals up-close and take a special behind-the-scenes tour of Prospect Park Zoo's chelonian (turtle) propogation center.

Monkeys
We will learn about animal diets (we'll even visit the zoo kitchen!) and help prepare tasty treats for some of our Prospect Park Zoo monkeys, including the Golden Lion Tamarins and the Geoffrey's Marmosets.

Animals with Wings
We will make some new feathered friends by meeting birds up-close and help create some special treats for our African Straw Colored Bats.

This experience is for families with children ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!

Happy Zoo Year Celebration! (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Bring your little "party animals" to the zoo to ring in the new year! You'll  meet animals up-close, enjoy some light refreshments, and make a wildlife-friendly New Year's craft to take home. When the clock strikes "noon" we'll celebrate by delivering some treats to our zoo animals.

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

Get 40% off select programs by using the code KICKOFF on Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19!
Session One: Sat, Dec 28, 2019 10:00AM - 12:15PM   COMING SOON

 
Scout Programs

Conservation Connections for Girl Scouts
Price: $10.00
Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts: Are you wild about animals and conservation? Do you dream about working with animals? At this fun event, you will start earning the Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey, complete activities towards animal related badges, and learn about animal careers from some amazing women. 

Adults can be added on at check-out for regular adult admission price.
Session One: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM   COMING SOON