Bronx Zoo Education
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education programs for families, youth, and adults. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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

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


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Summer Camp Programs
*New this year!! Camp will be held from 9:00am to 3:00pm.*
Extended care is available from 3:00pm to 5:30pm the following weeks:
August 7-11
August 14-18
August 21-25

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.

Kinderzoo (Entering Pre-K or K, age 4 and up)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
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Animal Tales of Eric Carle
This summer in Kinderzoo Camp, pre-school (at least 4 years old) and rising Kindergarten campers will spend the week exploring the "Animal Tales of Eric Carle." Through games, dramatic play, sensory exploration, crafts, exhibit visits, and up-close animal encounters, these classic stories will come alive and help campers discover that every creature has an important job in nature.


Sessions Available:
Session A1: June 26-30
Session A2: August 14-18
Session A3: August 28-September 1

Welcome to My Biome!
Deserts and Rainforests, Ponds and Polar regions; life can be found in even the harshest of climates. In "Welcome to My Biome!" our pre-school (at least 4 years old) and rising Kindergarten campers will discover the places where animals live through games, dramatic play, sensory exploration, art play, exhibit visits, and up-close animal encounters.


Sessions Available:
Session B1: July 17-21
Session B2: August 21-25

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! There is an additional three day B session available, which is listed separately.
This program is for campers entering Pre-K or K in the Fall of 2017 (must be 4 years old by start of camp).


Week of Wildlife (entering 1st-2nd Grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
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During Week of Wildlife, campers will be joining forces with the Bronx ZOOper Hero to help keep the 5 elements safe: earth, water, air, fire and heart. Each day, campers will face an eco-emergency that threatens one of the elements. Through exhibit visits, animal guest presentations and hands-on science experiences campers will gain the knowledge to put a stop to each villain and save the day!

Grades: Entering 1st or 2nd grade in the Fall of 2017.


Zoo Explorer (entering 3rd-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
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From the Jungle Book to WCS's 96 Elephants campaign, storytelling plays an exciting and important role in our relationship with wildlife. In this session, campers will explore a day in the life of many types of wildlife storytellers including conservation photographers, field journalists, myth makers, and more!

Sessions Available:
Session A2: July 17-21
Session A3: August 7-11
Session A4: August 21-25

What do bird wings and jet engines have in common? Inspired by nature, scientists have been creating marvelous feats such as sleeker engines for years. Let your young scientist's imagination run wild this summer as they use exhibit visits, animal encounters and special activities for their own bio-inspiration.

Sessions Available:
Session B1: July 10-14
Session B2: July 31-August 4
Session B3: August 14- August 18
Session B4: August 28-September 1

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! There is an additional three day A session available, which is listed separately.

This program is for campers entering 3rd to 5th grade in the Fall of 2017.


Wild Adventurer (entering 3rd-5th grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
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Does your 3rd to 5th grader love being outdoors and spending time in nature? Then our new Bronx Zoo Wild Adventurer Camp is perfect for your young naturalist! Wild Adventurer Campers will spend the day learning about local wildlife through free exploration, art, games, and animal encounters. 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!

Sessions Available
Session 1: June 26-30
Session 2: August 21-25

There is an additional 3 day session available listed separately. This camp is for children entering 3rd-5th grade in the Fall of 2017.
Session Session 2: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 - Fri, Aug 25, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM   WAIT LIST

Little Zoo Vets After Camp Program (3rd-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $225.00
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Ever wonder what it would be like to be a zoo veterinarian? What do you do when a tiger has a tooth ache or an elephant has a sore foot? How do you anesthetize a fish or an aardvark? Does a walrus say "ah"? In this after-camp class, students will learn about the different aspects of zoo veterinary medicine taught by WCS veterinarian Dr. John Sykes. Classes will involve real veterinary medicine equipment and supplies. Students will gain an appreciation of what zoo veterinarians do everyday and how animals at the zoo are cared for. Topics may include: how to do a physical exam, anesthesia, darting, digestion, blood tests, x-rays, etc.

This class is designed for 3-5th graders and will meet from 3:00-4:30. Class size is limited to 20 students.

Dates:
June 26-30
July 17-21


Wild Adventurer (entering 6th-8th grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
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Does your 6th to 8th grader love being outdoors and spending time in nature? Then the Bronx Zoo Wild Adventurer Camp is perfect for your young naturalist! Wild Adventurer Campers will spend their days learning about local wildlife through free exploration, art, games, animal encounters and field research. 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!

Sessions Available
Session 1: July 10-14
Session 2: July 31-August 4
Session 3: August 28-September 1

This camp is for children entering 6th-8th grade in the Fall of 2017.

Junior Scientist (entering 6th-8th Grade)
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $450.00
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When it comes to saving wildlife, generating solutions isn't always easy! This summer, campers will take on conservation challenges through the perspective of key players in conservation, including scientists, local people, governments, and more. Through live animal demonstrations, exhibit visits, and science, they will find out what it takes to make environmental solutions come to life!

Sessions Available
Session 2: August 21-25
Sesison 3: August 28-September 1

There is an additional 3 day session available listed separately. This camp is for children entering 6th-8th grade in the Fall of 2017.


Zoo Vet Academy After Camp Program (6th-8th Grade)
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $225.00
Has your 6-8th grader ever thought about being a veterinarian? Is so, this class is perfect. Taught by WCS zoo veterinarian Dr. John Sykes, this class will explore veterinary medicine from a "wild" perspective! Using a combination of live animals, real veterinary equipment, and custom-designed models, we will learn about how we use medicine and surgery to help keep all the animals at the zoo healthy- from the fish to the elephants! Note: these classes are different from those taught in the Little Zoo Vet classes for 3-5th graders and involve more advanced procedures!

This class is designed for 6-8th graders and will meet from 3:00-4:30. Class size is limited to 10 students.

Dates:
July 31-August 4

Session Session 1: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 - Fri, Aug 4, 2017 3:00PM - 4:30PM   WAIT LIST

Conservation Perspectives (9th-12th grade)
Regular Price: $1,400.00
Member Price: $1,200.00
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What kind of impact can communities have on global-scale conservation issues? This summer, teens will learn about many of the prominent threats to our world and its biodiversity. Through animal demonstrations, in-depth case studies, and outdoor exploration, teens will discover the multitude of perspectives invested in preserving our planet and feel empowered to act.

This programs is for students entering 9th - 12th grade in the Fall of 2017.
Session Session 1: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 - Fri, Aug 4, 2017 8:00AM - 2:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

Fantastic Beasts & the Race for Survival (9-12 gr)
Regular Price: $1,400.00
Member Price: $1,200.00
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Join us on a journey to discover rare and extraordinary beasts and the wild places they call home! Explore local nature areas and zoo exhibits, learn valuable field skills and survival techniques, and experience up-close animal encounters as we uncover WCS's top priority regions and flagship species in their race against extinction.

This programs is for students entering 9th - 12th grade in the Fall of 2017.
Session Session 2: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 - Fri, Aug 18, 2017 8:00AM - 2:00PM   (2 AVAIL)

 
Children & Teens

Bronx Zoo Nature Girls (ages 6-12)
Regular Price: $65.00
Member Price: $55.00
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Nature Girls is back for more exploration this fall! Give your wild adventurer a chance to get muddy with like-minded girls at the Bronx Zoo Nature Girls series program. Participants will receive a nature backpack to explore the Riverwalk and keep it to explore beyond the program.

This program is three sessions, held on September 16, October 21, and November 18.
This program is for girls ages 6-12.
Session One: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 - Sat, Nov 18, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM   Available

School Break Camp (grades K-3)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
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No school? Come join us at the zoo instead! Campers at this one-day camp will enjoy up close animal encounters, hands-on activities, games, and spend time exploring our exhibits.

Dates available:
September 21 - Rosh Hashanah
September 22 - Rosh Hashanah
November 7 - Election Day/Camper's Choice!


Jr. Keepers: Sea Lions (grades 3-5)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
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No school? Come join us at the zoo instead! Have you ever wondered how zoo keepers take care of all of the sea lions at the Bronx Zoo? Join us for a morning of exploration of how keepers feed, clean up after, and keep the animals mentally and physically healthy. Participants will get up close animal encounters, help make enrichment for our animal collection, and practice the skills it takes to take care of wild animals!
Session Columbus Day: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

Winter Survival! (grades K-3)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $50.00
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No school? Come join us at the zoo instead! During this program, children will explore how animals adapt, survive, and thrive in cold weather. Campers will enjoy exhibit visits, up close animal encounters, and hands-on activities. Don't forget to bring your coats, gloves, and scarves so that you can stay comfortable inside and outside!
Session One: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

 
Family Programs

Nature Club & Club de Naturaleza (all ages)
 
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Join us for free sessions with the Bronx Zoo Nature Club! We will host monthly sessions at the Zoo and in nearby parks, in hopes to connect families back to nature through unstructured, free-play exploration

We will resume hosting monthly meetups in August 2017 with our brand new Club de Naturaleza, a bilingual chapter of Nature Club. Our traditional Nature Club will resume meetings in October 2017.

By completing this registration form, you will be entered into the nature club database and receive access to sign up for monthly sessions. All participants MUST complete this registration form to attend any sessions.


This program is for children of all ages.
Valid: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 - Sun, May 13, 2018   Available

Family Overnight Safari (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $185.00
Member Price: $175.00
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Family Overnights are back with a brand new after-hours adventure! Join us as we travel through time to explore the Bronx Zoo in the past, present and future! As always, you and your family will be treated to fun-filled, educational activities throughout the entire event. With some new surprises and a hot breakfast to keep you going in the morning, you are sure to leave this extraordinary event with memories your family will treasure - including a commemorative t-shirt (included in price).

Activities Include:
- Up-close animal encounters
- Wildlife Theater performance
- Access to World of Reptiles at night
- Exhibit design creation in the Congo Gorilla Forest
- Late night Bug Carousel rides
- Early access to World of Birds, Children's Zoo, 4D Theater and Butterfly Garden
- Morning scavenger hunt


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 sea lions will provide the wake-up call.

SPECIAL NOTE: For the September 9th Overnight ONLY, our campsite will be located on Mouse House lawn, located near the Mouse House building. For this Overnight, you will be given the option to either camp outside or sleep inside our Congo classroom. Please note your sleeping location choice upon registration.

Overnights begin at 4:30 PM on Saturday and end at 10:00 AM on Sunday.

This event is for children ages 5 and older. Pricing is per person and children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration closes the Monday before the event date.

Python Pizza Party (all ages)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $50.00
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Would a python eat pizza? Join us as the zoo is closing for a pizza dinner (for the humans) and a chance to learn more about snakes and their other reptile relatives. You and your family will get the chance to meet a snake up close and enjoy exclusive access to our World of Reptiles exhibit to learn more about our snakes and how we care for them!

This ticket is for two people. All ages are welcome. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session One: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 5:00PM - 7:30PM   (13 AVAIL)

Zoo Play: Lil Trekkers Series (ages 0-5)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
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Explore our new Nature Trek area before it opens to the public during this special Zoo Play series! Join us for a different theme during each session of the series - from Fairy & Gnome Homes to Water Play - we promise a new adventure every time. After the program, stick around and enjoy Boo at the Zoo!
Session dates: Oct 7, 14, 21, 28


This ticket is for one child and one caregiver. Children up to 5 years old are welcome. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session One: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 - Sat, Oct 28, 2017 9:00AM - 10:00AM   (19 AVAIL)

Zoo Play Trial Program (0-5 with adult)
 
The Bronx Zoo offers a variety of caregiver and me programs throughout the year! We invite you to try out a program before signing up for the full series.

By completing this registration form, you will be entered into the Zoo Play Trial Program database and receive access to sign up for free trial programs. Private links will be sent out to register for individual trial sessions to those who have registered.
Valid: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 - Sat, Jun 30, 2018   Available

Spooktacular Night Walks (all ages)
Regular Price: $80.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Get ready for a 'Spooktacular' evening as your family stays behind in the zoo while everyone else leaves! You and your family will gather in our program space for a visit from some creepy, crawly animal guests then enjoy a pizza dinner. As the sun sets we will head out on a night walk in the zoo to see what happens when the gates close and the last of the visitors leave.

This ticket is for two people. All ages are welcome. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)

Breakfast with the Penguins (all ages)
Regular Price: $70.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Rise and Shine with our penguins! Bring the whole family for an unforgettable way to start your morning! Learn more about these amazing birds, meet their keepers, and watch the penguins eat their breakfast while you eat yours.

This ticket is for two people. All ages are welcome. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)

Breakfast with the Big Cats (all ages)
Regular Price: $70.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Rise and Shine at the Bronx Zoo! Bring your "cubs" along for an unforgettable way to start your morning! Enjoy a buffet breakfast as you learn more about our big cats and how we care for them. Afterwards meet one of our smaller ambassador animals and get early access to watch as our cats go out on exhibit.
Session One: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (12 AVAIL)

 
Adult Programs (ages 18 and up)

Zoo Camp for Adults (ages 18+)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Why should kids have all the fun? Get a chance to meet animals up close, test out your keeper skills, play games and meet some of our experts. Whether you're dropping off your camper or if you're just looking for a new experience, Zoo Camp for Adults promises to be fun and educational.

Spring and Summer dates available!

Wilderness Survivors! (ages 18+)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Think you have what it takes to survive in the wild? While using the Bronx Zoo as our campus, put your survival skills to the test through animal tracking, foraging and up-close animal encounters. Who will come out the winner?

This program is for adults 18 and older. This ticket is for one person.
Session One: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM   Available

Spooktacular Night Walks (21+)
Regular Price: $80.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Get ready for a 'Spooktacular' evening while you stay behind in the zoo while everyone else leaves! After enjoying some appetizers, wine and beer, gather in our program space for a visit from some creepy, crawly animal guests. As the sun sets we will head out on a night walk in the zoo to see what happens when the gates close and the last of the visitors leave.

This program is for adults ages 21 and older.
Session One: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 5:00PM - 7:30PM   Available

 
Gift Certificates
Gift certificates can be used for any Education program at the Bronx Zoo. (Please be advised that gift certificates purchased from the Bronx Zoo store can only be redeemed for Bronx 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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