Queens Zoo Education
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Programs require Pre-Registration. Registration (excluding summer camps) closes 24 hours before the program start time.

Contact QUEENS ZOO EDUCATION at qzeducation@wcs.org or 800.433.4149 with any registration difficulties.
Children and Teens

Cool Science Day Camp - Junior Vet Tech
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $60.00
Welcome to Junior Vet Techs! Under the guidance of the staff and the Queens Zoo licensed Veterinarian Technician (Vet tech), our junior Vet Techs can develop their basic Vet Tech skills and techniques. Learn to examine animal x-rays, make and view slides. Our Junior Vet Techs will use their 5 senses to conduct animal behavioral studies, identifying different animal sounds and conduct research on one specific animal.

This program is for children ages 4-9.
Session President's Day: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Mid - Winter Wildlife Science Camp (age 4-9)
Regular Price: $300.00
Member Price: $250.00
Campers study science and animals throughout this camp. Explore animal adaptations that help them survive the winter one day. Study the unusual habitats of some animals the next. All of this will lead them to designing a zoo exhibit for their favorite animal. Each day they will have an opportunity to study animals up close, research, design and investigate ways to help wildlife.
Session One: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - Fri, Feb 23, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Spring Wildlife Science Camp (ages 4-9)
Regular Price: $350.00
Member Price: $300.00
Campers will spend much of this week outdoors. They will explore our nature play space. They will go birding at our marsh and look for other native wildlife that live around our zoo exhibits. Through play and explorations they will learn about the importance of wildlife around the world as well as right in our own urban homes.
Session One: Tue, Apr 3, 2018 - Fri, Apr 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Family Programs

Toddler Time (ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
In this nature inspired series, toddlers & their caregivers connect together with the natural world through live animal interactions, dramatic play, sensory stations, songs, & arts & crafts. Each week will provide wonderful opportunities for exploration around the zoo and help foster your child's inquisitive nature and independence.

Winter session dates: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21
Spring session dates: March 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25

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.

Stroller Safari (ages 0-3)
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
Move and groove with the animals at the zoo. Every week children and caregivers will explore animals around the zoo and the amazing ways their bodies move. Each session will include opportunities to meet live animals.

Early spring program dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24, April 14, 21
Late spring program dates: Aprl 28, May 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

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.

Pajama Story Time - Wild Explorations (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
Have your family meet our animal families! Hike the zoo, see animals up close, and discover why spring is great time to learn about young animals. Take a family picture and create a picture frame to commemorate your night! Snuggle up during snack and story time.
Session One: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 5:30PM - 8:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

Family Breakfast - Earth Day (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
After a light breakfast, explore our nature play area and learn how we can do things to help local wildlife. Help staff plant some flowers to attract butterflies and other animals. Build a bird house that you can take home or leave for us to put up in the zoo. Visit our animal exhibits and learn about other projects that we all can support to help wildlife.
Session One: Sun, Apr 22, 2018 9:30AM - 11:30AM   (20 AVAIL)

Family Brunch - Celebrating Mom's! (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
Every mom should get nice day off. What a better way than to celebrate it at the zoo. Join us for a light breakfast. Explore the animals in the zoo. Children will make a fun craft for their moms and we'll take pictures of the family that will be wonderful keepsake of your visit. All mom's will receive a gift from us!
Session One: Sun, May 13, 2018 11:30AM - 1:30PM   (20 AVAIL)

Family Overnight Adventures (4 years and older)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Join us for a unique experience exploring the Queens Zoo at night. You and your family (children 4 and older) will learn about animal diets and prepare animal enrichment treats. You'll go on hike in the Aviary and meet animals like chinchillas and turtles 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 5:30 PM and end at 10:00 AM the next morning.
Pricing is per person and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sat, May 19, 2018 - Sun, May 20, 2018 5:30PM - 10:00AM   Available

Pajama Story Time - An Animal Tale (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
Summer time is almost here. The zoo may be closed but there is still plenty to see. Join us to explore the marsh and aviary to learn about our birds. Meet some of our farm animals and see some other animals up close. Enjoy a nice summer evening with cookies and milk and a fun story under our tent.
Session One: Fri, Jun 1, 2018 5:30PM - 8:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

Family Breakfast - Keeping up with Keepers (all)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
Future zoo keepers and their parents can join us for this early morning look into the world of animal care at the zoo. Meet a keeper and learn about what it takes to care for some amazing animals. Find out how we prepare their food and help create an enrichment treat for one of our animal exhibits. Meet some animals up close and learn about some of the special needs for some of our animals.
Session One: Sun, Jun 3, 2018 9:30AM - 11:30AM   (20 AVAIL)

Gift Certificates
Gift certificates can be used for any Education program at the Queens Zoo. (Please be advised that gift certificates purchased from the Queens Zoo store can only be redeemed for Queens Zoo Education programs.)
Gift certificates are not valid at any onsite gift shop or food vendor.
Gift certificates are non-refundable, cannot be reissued if lost or stolen, and cannot be redeemed for cash.
Certificates expire 1 year from date of purchase.

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