Queens Zoo Education
Welcome
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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.
Family Programs

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.

Late spring program dates: April 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.
Session Late Spring: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 - Sat, Jun 9, 2018 10:30AM - 11:30AM   (1 AVAIL)

Family Brunch - Celebrating Moms! (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
Every mom should get a nice day off. What a better way than to celebrate it than at the zoo! Join us for a light breakfast, and 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 moms will receive a gift from us!
Session One: Sun, May 13, 2018 11:30AM - 1:30PM   (18 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   (15 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   (12 AVAIL)

 
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!

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 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.

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 multiple weeks without repeating.

Toddler Time Camp (Ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
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.

This program is for one child aged 2-3 and one caregiver.

Toddler Time Camp 4 Day (Ages 2-3 with adult)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $80.00
Join us each day for an hour long opportunity for children and their aregivers 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.

This program is for one child and one caregiver.
Session Session C: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - Fri, Jul 6, 2018 10:00AM - 11:00AM   (5 AVAIL)

Kinderzoo (Entering PreK - 1st Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Campers will explore science and the natural world each day in the zoo. Through experiments and observations, and visits from animal guests, children will learn about animal adaptations and habitats! Each week of camp is different, so your child can join us for more than one.

Child must entering PreK through 1st Grade in the fall of 2018.

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 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 PreK - 1st Grade)
Regular Price: $300.00
Member Price: $280.00
Campers will explore science and the natural world each day in the zoo. Through experiments and observations, and visits from animal guests, children will learn about animal adaptations and habitats! Each week of camp is different, so your child can join us for more than one.

Child must be at entering PreK through 1st Grade in the fall of 2018.

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 B: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - Fri, Jul 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (15 AVAIL)

Week of Wildlife (Entering 1st or 2nd grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Wildlife investigations and observations will lead campers through a study of animals from the Americas. Your child will enjoy fun science activities, crafts and up close animal encounters as they learn about the animal world.

Session A: Journey through the Americas
July 9 - July 13, 2018
August 13 - August 17, 2018

Session B: Wild Animal Adaptations
August 6 - August 10, 2018
August 27 - August 31, 2018


Sessions A & B are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for two non-repeating weeks. Price is per week. Child must be entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall of 2018.

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 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-5th grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Campers will be immersed into the world of wildlife conservation. Campers use scientific investigations to explore how animals survive in the wild. Through interactive games, projects, and animal guests they will learn about conservation efforts to protect wildlife.

Session A: Wild Science Explorations
July 9 - July 13, 2018
July 23 - July 27, 2018
August 20 - August 24, 2018

Session B: From Mountain Tops to Forest Floors
July 16 - July 20, 2018
August 6 - August 10, 2018


Sessions A & B are different from each other so you can choose to send your child to camp for two non-repeating weeks. Price is per week. Child must be entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2018.

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 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-8th Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
This program challenges campers to learn about unique challenges to wildlife and conservation in the zoo. Each day, campers will have opportunities to explore, design, and use everyday materials in exciting ways and through open-ended exploration and experimentation to find creative solutions to some real world concerns about the animals in our care. Each week will explore a different conservation challenge, so that they can participate in more than one session.

Child must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2018.

Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 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.