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

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.

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.

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.

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.
Session Session C: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

 
Family Programs

Little Hatchlings (12-23 months with adult)
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
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Start your child on a learning adventure outdoors. Classes with a zoo educator offer an introduction to animals and nature. Care givers and their child will explore the natural world through play and movement, sensory stations, songs, stories, and visits to animals in the zoo.

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.


Toddler Time (ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
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In this nature inspired series, toddlers & their caregivers will 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.

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.


Family Nature Club
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
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You and your children can join us for an opportunity to simply connect with nature at the zoo. Explore areas around the zoo to look for native wildlife and study their habitats. Spend some time and play freely together using items made in nature. Some of these items include plants, rocks, and sticks or whatever you might find. Discover the value of nature play for physical and mental health and an overall well-being of your children and you too.

Family Nature Club meets on six Sundays.

This program is for children 12 months to 4 years of age.

Session Fall Sundays 10a (Sept: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 - Sun, Nov 6, 2016 10:00AM - 11:00AM   (20 AVAIL)

Animal Movements - Animal Yoga
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
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Join for this new program that explores animal movement and healthy exercise for you and your child. Join yoga instructor Rhodi Volpe and practice animal yoga poses and other healthy animal-like stretches and moves. Our instructors will be there to help children learn about animal movement through music and games and meet an animal up-close and personal.

This program is for children ages 4 and up. Ticket includes one adult and one child.
Session Sundays 1p (Sep 18, 25: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 - Sun, Oct 23, 2016 1:00PM - 2:00PM   (10 AVAIL)

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 Fall 2016: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 - Sun, Sep 25, 2016 5:00PM - 10:00AM   Available

Pajama Story Time - A Spooky Time (ages 4+)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
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Don't Go to Sleep Yet! Have a spooky and fun time at the zoo after hours. Meet some of our spooky animals up close. Visit our haunted habitat during a fun night time trek through the zoo and then end the evening with some milk and cookies during story time.

This program is for children ages 4 and up. Tickets are for one adult and one child.

Session Session 1: Fri, Oct 28, 2016 5:30PM - 8:00PM   (15 AVAIL)

Pajama Story Time - Down on the Farm (ages 4+)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $30.00
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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.

This program is for children ages 4 and up. Tickets are for one adult and one child.

Session Session 1: Fri, Oct 7, 2016 5:30PM - 8:00PM   (18 AVAIL)

 
 
Youth Programs

Aspiring Vet Techs - Day Camp (ages 6-9)
Regular Price: $80.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Just like you and me, animals need the best care possible. Our Aspiring Vet Techs will learn the basic skills that Vet Techs need to help give the best care to our animals. Junior Vet techs will develop their five senses while learning how to assess animals' health, identifying x-rays and properly treating animals. A real life Vet Teach will come in and assess the Aspiring Vet Techs skills in order to move up to the next level.

This program is for children 6-9 years old.

Aspiring Vet Techs - Day Camp (ages 10-12)
Regular Price: $80.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Welcome to Aspiring Vet Techs! With the guidance of your licensed Veterinarian Technician (Vet tech), our junior Vet Techs will develop their basic Vet Tech skills and techniques that include examining animal x-rays to viewing 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 10-12.


Wildlife Science Camp (ages 4-9)
Regular Price: $350.00
Member Price: $300.00
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Join us for a wild, winter science adventure in the zoo. Through scientific inquiry children will explore the natural world around them in this exciting wildlife adventure. Participants will conduct fun experiments, observe animals at exhibits, meet some animals up close and learn about their adaptations. Exciting arts and craft projects, and other activities will also be part of the fun.

This program is for children ages 4-9.