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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Adult Experiences

Adult Overnight (ages 21+)
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $200.00
Experience the Bronx Zoo like you've never seen it before, by sleeping over! This special adult-only overnight adds a grown-up spin to our popular overnight programs. The wild rumpus includes evening activities, meeting animals up-close and exploring an exhibit after-hours. Wind down the night with late night snacks before drifting off to sleep listening to the wild sounds of the zoo. In the morning, we'll help rejuvenate you with breakfast and caffeine before watching a few of our animals get special enrichment before the zoo officially opens. We'll provide food and adult beverages, you bring your tent, sleeping bag and a healthy sense of fun!

If you have questions about the event, please contact bzeducation@wcs.org. Pre-registration is required for the event since it will sell out.

This program is for adults 21 and up

Session May: Fri, May 3, 2019 - Sat, May 4, 2019 5:30PM - 10:00AM   Available

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

Evening with the Flamingos (ages 21+)
Regular Price: $85.00
Member Price: $70.00
Enjoy some wine and appetizers as you learn more about our flamingo flock and how we care for them. Enjoy a chat from our keepers and activities centered around flamingo mating habits during your evening at the Dancing Crane Pavilion.

Tickets are person.
Session One: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 5:00PM - 6:30PM   Available

Evening with the Gorillas (ages 21+)
Regular Price: $85.00
Member Price: $70.00
Enjoy some wine and cheese as you learn more about our gorilla troupes and how we care for them. Enjoy a multitude of activities scattered throughout our popular Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit.

This ticket is per person and for adults ages 21 and up.

 
Family Experiences

Group Overnight Safari (ages 5+)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
Want to host a private overnight for your scout, school or youth group? You and your group can experience the Bronx Zoo in a brand new way - by spending the night! Explore the sights and sounds of the zoo at night, meet a live ambassador animal up close, and have an evening snack before settling in for the night in our one-of-a kind education space in the Congo Gorilla Forest.

2018-19 Dates (Fridays, 5:30p-10:00a):
January 25-26, 2019
February 15-16, 2019
March 15-16, 2019
April 12-13,2019

For more information, please visit our FAQ page and fill out our Group Overnight Safari Inquiry form. A member of the WCS Education team will be in touch within 2 business days.

THE ZOO: Exhibit Design
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
How do zoo exhibit designers go from an exhibit sketch to an actual new space for amazing animals to live in and visitors to experience? In this program, you and your designer will learn about basic exhibit design, animal care and graphic design through an exhibit visit, an up-close animal encounter and engaging activities. We'll wrap up the experience by touring the exhibit design workshop of our team!

All ages 5+. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sat, Feb 23, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (19 AVAIL)

Nature Club (all ages)
 
Join us for FREE sessions with the Bronx Zoo Nature Club! We will host monthly sessions at the Zoo and in nearby parks, connecting families back to nature through unstructured, free-play exploration. 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, Sep 1, 2018 - Sat, Jun 1, 2019   Available

THE ZOO: Children's Zoo Mornings (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
Rise and Shine with the animals at the Children's Zoo! Bring the whole family for an unforgettable way to start your morning! Enjoy a light snack, meet one of our smaller ambassador animals up close, get early access to our Children's Zoo exhibit, meet a keeper and feed our barnyard animals!

All ages are welcome! Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sun, May 19, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   Available

THE ZOO: Teddy Bear Clinic (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
Your vets-in-training will gather in our program space for a visit from some animal guests and learn from our knowledgeable educators how our veterinarians care for our animals. Your family will have fun with imaginary play providing check ups for our plush animals by using stethoscopes, thermometers and scales. Afterwards, you'll get a chance to visit the Health Center at the Bronx Zoo!*

*If an animal emergency arises, the Health Center tour will be supplemented with an exhibit visit.
For ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session Three: Thu, Dec 27, 2018 9:00AM - 10:30AM   Available

Hyena Mornings (all ages)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $35.00
Rise and Shine at the Bronx Zoo! Bring your "cubs" along for an unforgettable way to start your morning! Enjoy light snacks as you learn more about our hyenas and how we care for them. Afterwards meet one of our smaller ambassador animals and get early access to watch as our animals go out on exhibit.

Tickets are per person. All ages are welcome, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sun, Jun 2, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   Available

Children's Zoo Goes Blue (all ages)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $25.00
To celebrate Autism Awareness Month, we welcome children with autism and their families to enjoy the Children's Zoo before the Zoo opens! Enjoy light snacks, meet one of our smaller ambassador animals up close, and get early access to our Children's Zoo exhibit and feed our barnyard animals!

Tickets are per person. All ages are welcome, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   Available

Zoo Play: Stroller Safari Series (0-3 w/caregiver)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Gather the little ones and load up the stroller for an exciting Stroller Safari at the Zoo! Children and an adult caregiver get early access to the zoo and get to see it come alive during this series program. Each session will have a special theme and include an adventure with preschool activities, stories, and the chance to meet animal ambassadors up close.

March Session Dates: March 7, 14, 21, & 28
April Session Dates: April 4, 11, 18, & 25

Tickets are for one child and one caregiver.

THE ZOO: Jungle World Mornings (all ages)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $35.00
Rise and Shine at the Bronx Zoo! Bring your family along for an unforgettable way to start your morning! Enjoy light snacks as you learn more about our rainforest animals and how we care for them. Afterwards meet one of our smaller ambassador animals and then be one of the first visitors in the Jungle World exhibit to meet a keeper and watch as they give out some morning enrichment to our otters!

All ages are welcome. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

THE ZOO: Big Bear Mornings
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $35.00
Rise and Shine at the Bronx Zoo! Bring your "cubs" along for an unforgettable way to start your morning! Enjoy light snacks as you learn more about our big bears and how we care for them. Afterwards meet one of our smaller ambassador animals and get early access to watch as our bears go out on exhibit.

All ages are welcome. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

 
Children Workshops

Bronx Zoo Nature Girls (K-3rd grades)
Regular Price: $65.00
Member Price: $50.00
Nature Girls is back for more exploration! 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 March 2, April 6, and May 4.
This program is for children in grades K-3rd.

Jr. Keepers: Otters (Grades 3-5)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
Have you ever wondered how zoo keepers take care of the otters at the Bronx Zoo? Participants will get up close animal encounters with a small, animal ambassador, help make enrichment for our animal collection and practice the skills it takes to take care of wild animals!

Grown ups! Want to have a great time while your kids enjoy Jr. Keepers? Check out Zoo Camp for Adults!
Session One: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM   (12 AVAIL)

Winter Survival! (grades K-3)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $50.00
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!

Grown ups! Want to have a great time while your kids enjoy Winter Survival? Check out Zoo Camp for Adults!
Session One: Fri, Dec 28, 2018 9:00AM - 12:00PM   WAIT LIST

Jr. Keepers: Reptiles (grades 3-5)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
Have you ever wondered how zoo keepers take care of all of the snakes, lizards and turtles 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 care for wild animals!

Grown ups! Want to have a great time while your kids enjoy Jr. Keepers? Check out Zoo Camp for Adults!
Session One: Thu, Feb 21, 2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM   (16 AVAIL)