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Registration opens August 1st for Fall/Winter programs and January 1st for Spring/Summer programs. Check back here for more details.

Contact Bronx Zoo Education at bzeducation@wcs.org or (718) 220-5132 with any registration difficulties.



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Summer Camp 2014Extra Adult Tickets
 
BIRTHDAY PARTIES

 
Zoo Birthday Parties  
   

Give your child the once-in-a-lifetime birthday adventure. Children, ages 1-12, will enjoy a festive celebration in a private room with Zoo staff to run the party for you. Guests experience up-close visits from some of our favorite animal guests; participate in party activities and games; and explore amazing Zoo exhibits with our expert education staff as their guides. It’s a junior safari not to be missed!

The Wildlife Conservation Society offers different style parties from simple to sensational at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo. For more information, including availability, pricing, and contact information, visit Zoo Birthday Parties now!

Space is limited. We highly recommend registering far in advance, especially for fall, spring, and summer birthday parties.

 
FAMILY PROGRAMS

 
Toddler Time Series (ages 2-3)  
   Regular Price: $150.00 Member Price: $125.00 Qty
NEW!

The extremely popular Toddler Time series is now available for the first time at the Bronx Zoo. Meet a variety of furry, scaly, and feathery zoo animals in these interactive classes for toddlers, ages 2-3, and their caregivers. Live animals, movement, musical activities, and a craft are part of the fun. There are 4 series to choose from. Each series includes a total of 5 weekly classes with two different times to choose from: 10:15-11:15 AM or 11:45 AM-12:45 PM.

Ticket price includes 1 child and 1 adult. Parking not included.
Premium level membership includes unlimited free parking. Become a member now! Visit WCS Membership!

Make it a family occasion! Add an Extra Adult Ticket to your cart before checking out.

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Family Overnight Safari (ages 5 and up)
   Regular Price: $185.00 Member Price: $175.00 Qty


Our most popular family tradition is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year!

Ever thought about catching some zzzs in the company of zebras? How about snoozing with the snow leopards? Well, dreams come true on the Bronx Zoos Family Overnight Safari. After another sold-out series last year, our overnights are back!

As always, you and your family (children 5 and older) will be treated to fun-filled, educational activities throughout the entire event. Along with some new surprises and a late-night snack to keep the energy going, this extraordinary event is sure to create memories your family will treasure – including a commemorative anniversary t-shirt (included in price). Sign up soon – space is limited.

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.

Overnights begin at 4:30 PM on Saturday and end at 10:00 AM on Sunday. Reserve a space in one of our four events now!

  • May 10-11
  • June 7-8
  • September 13-14
  • September 27-28

    Pricing is per person and children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    SUMMER CAMP 2014

    From toddlers to teens, we have unique summer camp experiences for all ages at the zoo! All camps are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except Toddler Camp.

    Registration begins on January 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

    Zoo Camp experience includes:

    - Age appropriate, hands-on science activities

    - Up-close animal encounters

    - Wildlife Theater performances (Kinderzoo and older)

    - Exhibit visits

    - Arts and crafts

    - Camp t-shirt

    - Tons of animal fun!

    Campers must be of age by June 1, 2014 to attend that camp

     
    Toddler Camp (2-3 with caregiver)
       Regular Price: $150.00 Member Price: $125.00
    Join us during the summer for a week of Toddler Camp! We'll have a weekly theme and all campers receive a camp tshirt!

    Dates:
    June 16-20
    June 23-27

    Times: 10:15-11:15 am OR 11:45 am-12:45 pm

    Come explore animal SUPER senses! During the week, campers will have the opportunity to investigate different animal senses using their own five senses through dramatic play, sensory exploration, crafts and games. Campers will also meet and interact with animal guests who pass the “super” sense of the day!

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    Kinderzoo (ages 4-5)
       Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00
    Age: 4-5 years

    Dates:
    June 16-20
    June 23-27
    July 7-11
    July 28-August 1
    August 4-8
    August 25-29

    Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

    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, stories such as The Tiny Seed, The Foolish Tortoise, and The Very Busy Spider will come alive and help campers discover that every creature has an important job in nature.

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    Week of Wildlife (ages 6-7)
       Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00
    Ages: 6-7 years

    Dates:
    June 16-20 (A)
    June 23-27 (B)
    July 14-18 (A)
    July 21-25 (B)
    August 11-15 (A)
    August 18-22 (B)

    Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

    You can book up to two weeks of Week of Wildlife for your camper! Each letter designates the curriculum used for the week of camp.

    Session A: Earth, Fire, Wind, Water, Heart. Go Planet! Bronx Zoo Campers…they are heroes. They’re going to help take pollution down to zero! Come to ZOOper hero camp to learn about the five elements and why they are important to animals, plants and you!

    Session B: This summer, campers ages 6-7 can sign up for an additional session of Week of Wildlife! Each day, the campers will become “Zoo Detectives” to collect evidence and solve a new scientific question. Camp includes exhibit visits, live animal encounters, group activities, crafts, and hand-on scientific demonstrations.

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    Zoo Explorer (ages 8-10)
       Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00
    Ages: 8-10 years

    Dates:
    July 7-11
    July 14-18
    July 28 - August 1
    August 11-15
    August 18-22
    August 25-29

    Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

    Campers will learn how the Wildlife Conservation Society works to Save Wildlife throughout the world through research, getting people involved and protecting wild places. Campers will visit the amazing exhibits like the Congo Gorilla Forest, Butterfly Garden and JungleWorld, as well as ride the Wild Asia Monorail! Games, activities, visits from wild animal guests and a special Wildlife Theater presentation all await your camper in this one of a kind exciting week long adventure that culminates with campers educating the public at a special Conservation Station!

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    Junior Scientists (ages 11-12)
       Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00
    Age: 11-12 years

    Dates:
    July 21-25
    August 4-8

    Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

    Awake the scientist inside of you this summer! The word “scientist” can mean so many different things, especially at the Bronx Zoo. Campers will explore the world of the scientists at the Bronx Zoo, as well as our Global scientists around the world! This week of camp includes exhibit visits, animal encounters, hands-on science experiments and an insider’s look at the life of some scientists who are changing the future for wildlife and wild places. Discover if you have what it takes to be the next conservation leader!

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    Teen Internship (ages 13-17)
       Regular Price: $2,000.00 Member Price: $1,800.00
    Age: 13-17 years

    Dates:
    3-week internship, Monday to Friday
    June 30-July 18
    July 21-August 8
    August 11-29

    Time: Mostly 10:00am-4:00pm

    The Summer Teen Internship program has undergone some very extensive and positive changes that will interest and challenge teens of all ages.

    The three week program will help teens answer the following questions:

    1. How did the idea of the modern zoo come to fruition?

    2. What role do zoos play in today’s society?

    3. Where will zoo institutions go from here?

    This year, teens will:

  • Engage in various forms of technology made available by a recent working partnership between the Encyclopedia of Life and the Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Take trips to the New York Botanical Garden will help teens indentify the dynamics between flora and fauna within the web of life.
  • Learn about the “evolution of evolution”
  • Construct electronic field guides with the help of EOL’s iNaturalist© and Ecosytem Explorer © software
  • Develop futuristic models for zoo exhibits using Google Sketch-up!
  • And last but not least, participants will get to experience what it’s like to be a zoo keeper by helping to complete various animal care-related tasks at select exhibit sites around the Bronx Zoo campus.

    This summer’s program has a little bit for everyone, and much more!

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    EXTRA ADULT TICKETS

    Make it a family occasion and add an additional adult to your family program. One additional adult per program.

     
    Toddler Time Series Extra Adult
       Price: $25.00

    Ticket price includes 1 adult for full Toddler Time Series. Parking not included.
    Premium level membership includes unlimited free parking. Become a member now! Visit WCS Membership!


     
     
    Winter Break Family Extra Adult  
       Price: $15.00

    Ticket price includes 1 adult for 1 individual session. Parking not included.
    Purchase 3 tickets for an adult that would like to participate in the full Winter Break Family Series.
    Premium level membership includes unlimited free parking. Become a member now! Visit WCS Membership!


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