Queens Zoo Education
Welcome
Welcome to the Queens 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!

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Registration opens January 12 for Spring and Summer programs.

Contact QUEENS ZOO EDUCATION at qzeducation@wcs.org or
(800)433-4149 with any registration difficulties.

Family Programs

Little Hatchlings (12-23 months with adult)
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $125.00
Spend quality time with your child at the Zoo. Introduce your child to furry and scaly friends, and engage in sensory activities together. In these classes, explore an animal theme through group movement, nature play, crafts, and outdoor exhibit visits.

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 and flow of the program.

To register multiple children of the correct age, simply "Add to Cart" for each one separately.
Session Spring Saturdays (May : Sat, May 7, 2016 - Sat, Jun 18, 2016 12:00PM - 1:00PM   (4 AVAIL)

Toddler Time (ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $125.00
In this nature inspired series, toddlers & their caregivers will meet furry, scaly, & feathery zoo animals. Toddlers will connect with the natural world through live animal interactions, movement games, songs, & arts & crafts. Each set of six weekly classes offered is different from the other within a two year cycle. We offer two years of non-repeated classes!

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 and flow of the program.

To register multiple children of the correct age, simply "Add to Cart" for each one separately.

Pajama Time at the Zoo (ages 3 and up)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
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Sure it's evening but, don't go to sleep yet! Visit the zoo after hours and meet some of our animals up close. We'll do a night time trek through the zoo and then have some milk and cookies during story time.

Ticket price includes one adult and one child.

Make it a family occasion! Add an Extra Participant to your cart for $5.00 before checking out.
Session May 2016: Sat, May 14, 2016 6:00PM - 8:00PM   Available

Family Overnight Adventures (4 years and older)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
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Have you ever wondered what you can see in the zoo at night? Join us for a unique experience exploring the Queens Zoo after hours. You and your family (children 4 and older) will be treated to fun-filled activities, such as learning about animal diets and preparing animal enrichment treats. You'll go on a late night walk in the Aviary and meet some of our animals up close. This exciting adventure is sure to create memories your family will treasure.

Bring your own tent, sleeping bags, and picnic dinner. Beverages, dessert, late-night snack, and breakfast will be provided. No need for alarm clocks, our vocal parrots will provide the wake-up call.

Overnights begin at 5:00 PM and end at 10:00 AM the next morning.

Pricing is per person and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session June 2016: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 - Sun, Jun 5, 2016 5:00PM - 10:00AM   Available

 
Adult Programs (ages 18 and up)

Photo Series: Take a Photo Walk on the Wild Side
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $30.00
Queens is the most diverse borough in NYC, and nestled within it is one of the Wildlife Conservation Society's most walkable and charismatic parks - the Queens Zoo. Come meet some of the zoo's photogenic residents as we journey through the Americas, and hear about the Queens Zoo's history and its efforts to save these species and their habitats in the wild. Learn how to tell and share these conservation stories through your photography. Photographers of all levels are welcome - whether you're bringing your DSLR or just your iPhone, it's sure to be a wild time at Queens Zoo.

This program is for adults ages 18 and up.
Session July: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 9:00AM - 12:00PM   (14 AVAIL)

 
Youth Programs

Holiday Recess Camp - Spring
Regular Price: $300.00
Member Price: $280.00
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Children (Kindergarten through 3rd grade) will discover the natural world around them in this exciting wildlife adventure. Participants will meet some of the zoo's animals and learn about their habitats. Instructors will lead them on tours of the zoo exhibits, exciting animal presentations, arts and crafts, and other activities will be part of the fun.

This program is for children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

Pricing is per child
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Summer Camp
At the Queens Zoo Summer Camp, children will explore the hidden gems of the Americas! Campers will discover wildlife and wild places through fun and exciting investigations, games, animal encounters and crafts. Join us for a week long animal adventure! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

All Zoo Camp experiences include:
  • Age appropriate, hands-on science activities
  • Up-close animal encounters
  • Visits from our Wildlife Theatre
  • Exhibit visits
  • Arts & crafts
  • Keeper chats
  • Camp t-shirt
  • Tons of animal fun!
Zoo Camp Options:
  • We are offering Sessions A, B, and C for some of our camps so that your child can attend three weeks without repeating.
  • Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.

Toddler Time Camp (Ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $125.00
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Join us each day for an hour long opportunity for children and their caregivers to meet the wonderful furry, scaly, and feathery animals in the zoo. You and your child will explore nature through live animals, movement and musical activities, and crafts.

Kinderzoo (Entering Pre-K or K, age 4 and up)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $375.00
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In this 5-day camp, we'll explore animal colors, animal families and what animals eat! Crafts, hands-on activities, and animal guests are all part of the fun!

Sessions A, B, and C are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for three non-repeating weeks. Price is per week.

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

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.

Kinderzoo 4 Day (Entering Pre-K or K, age 4 & up)
Regular Price: $350.00
Member Price: $300.00
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In this 4- day camp, we'll explore animal colors, animal families and what animals eat! Crafts, hands-on activities, and animal guests are all part of the fun!

Sessions A, B, and C are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for three non-repeating weeks. Price is per week.

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

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.
Session Session B1: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 - Fri, Jul 8, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (14 AVAIL)

Week of Wildlife (Entering 1st or 2nd grade)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $375.00
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During this 5-day adventure we'll explore animal groups including mammals, reptiles, birds, and invertebrates. Campers will also discover the homes and habitats of our animal friends.

Sessions A, B, and C are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for three non-repeating weeks. Price is per week.

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

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.

Week of Wildlife 4 Day (Entering 1st or 2nd grade)
Regular Price: $350.00
Member Price: $300.00
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During this 4-day adventure we'll explore animal groups including mammals, reptiles, birds, and invertebrates. Campers will also discover the homes and habitats of our animal friends.

Sessions A, B, and C are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for three non-repeating weeks. Price is per week.

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

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.
Session Session A1: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 - Fri, Jul 8, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (15 AVAIL)

NEW!! Wild Zoo Explorer (Entering 3rd-5th grade)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $375.00
Does your child love being outdoors and spending time in nature? The new Wild Zoo Explorer camp is perfect for young naturalists, allowing campers to spend their entire day outside traveling around Zoo grounds and learning about local habitats and native wildlife through nature walks, games, live animal demonstrations, scientific studies and more! Campers should plan on coming dressed and ready for a full day of outdoor exploration and adventure that will leave them with a new appreciation for the natural world that surrounds the Zoo!

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

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.
Session Session 1: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 - Fri, Aug 12, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (19 AVAIL)

Zoo Explorer (Entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $375.00
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Your child is in for a wild adventure! Campers will be immersed into the world of American wildlife through special investigations, interactive games, creative projects, animal guests and much more. Whether they are slithering like a snake or leaping like puma, campers are sure to take an important conservation message home!

Sessions A,B, and C are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for three non-repeating weeks. Price is per week.

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

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.

Junior Scientist (Entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $375.00
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Join us for this weeklong opportunity to learn science, technology, engineering and math through animal behaviors, diets and zoo exhibits. Each day participants will be immersed in a variety of hands-on learning experiences that will help them explore science. All activities will encourage participants to be creative, work collaboratively, share ideas, and gain an appreciation of animals in the zoo.

Child must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2016.

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:00 PM after all of our camp sessions! If you would like to register, please do so by adding Extended Care to your cart during camp registration.
Session Session A: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 - Fri, Aug 12, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (12 AVAIL)