Central Park Zoo Education
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experiences for families, children, teens, and adults.
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Contact CENTRAL PARK ZOO EDUCATION at cpzeducation@wcs.org or
(800)433-4149 with any registration difficulties.


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Family Programs
Central Park Zoo offers families a chance to discover the wonders of wildlife together. Ticket prices include 1 child and 1 adult. Book a family Wildlife Adventure today!

Kinder Kritters (ages 4-5 with adult)
Regular Price: $140.00
Member Price: $120.00
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Preschoolers will have a blast in these fun-filled programs designed for the little animal lover! Our instructor will lead them through songs, dances, games and an animal-themed craft. Kids and their caretakers will also get a chance to meet an animal guest in each.

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 caregiver.


Mother's Day Celebration (Ages 3-10 with adult)
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $65.00
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In honor of Mother's Day, we're hosting a family party here at the zoo! On this day dedicated to moms, we'll meet a variety of zoo animal moms and their babies. We'll make tasty morsels for some super animal moms and go on an animal moms scavenger hunt that concludes with meeting a special animal guest. We'll then make a special Mother's Day craft and enjoy a yummy treat.

Ticket price includes one adult and one child.

 
Youth and Teen Programs
Central Park Zoo Youth and Teen programs are designed to connect kids to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, art activities, and more! They are also an excuse to have fun!

Spring Break Camp (Grades Pre-K to 1st grade)
Regular Price: $350.00
Member Price: $325.00
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Join us for this 4-day camp and tell all your friends you spent Spring Break at the Central Park Zoo! Each day, campers will be scientists who go on zoofari adventures in different zones of the zoo to solve a who-done-it animal mystery! They'll also play animal-themed games, make critter-y crafts, meet some of our program animals and make special treats for our zoo friends.

Campers must be at least 4 years of age.

Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own lunches.
Session Grades PreK-1st: Tue, Apr 26, 2016 - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

 
Summer Camps
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.

Toddler Mini-Camp 4 Day (2-3 years old with adult)
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $150.00
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4 day camp!

In this mini-camp, toddlers and their caregivers will get a sneak peek of what camp is really like. Each day, there will be a different theme with animals, exhibit visits, movement activities, and a craft. Our littlest campers will even get their own camp t-shirt. One week per camper.

Kinder Zoo (PreK-K)
Regular Price: $500.00
Member Price: $475.00
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In this 5-day camp, we'll explore animal coloration, animal families and what animals eat! Crafts, hands-on activities, and animal guests are all part of the fun! One week per camper.

Campers must be entering Pre-K or Kindergarten in September 2016 and at least 4 years of age.

Week of Wildlife (1st & 2nd grades)
Regular Price: $500.00
Member Price: $475.00
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Campers spend the week exploring the zoo and discovering the diversity of the animal kingdom! Adventures and mystery will lead your camper through the rainforest, temperate forests, wetlands, and polar regions. Campers will make treats for some lucky zoo inhabitants, conduct experiments, and learn what it takes to survive in these unique habitats. One week per camper.

Campers must be entering 1st or 2nd grade in September 2016.

Zoo Explorer (3rd, 4th, 5th grades)
Regular Price: $500.00
Member Price: $475.00
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Join us for the adventure of a lifetime, here at the Central Park Zoo! We will visit some exciting animal habitats from around the globe and learn about what it takes to be a true survivor! Campers will go on a quest each day trying to figure out which animals are true masters of survival. By the end of the week campers will know what it takes to thrive in the harshest of habitats and make some new animal friends along the way. One week per camper.

Campers must be entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in September 2016.

Junior Keepers (6th, 7th, 8th grades)
Regular Price: $500.00
Member Price: $475.00
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Enrich your summer by getting to know the ins and outs of zoo keeping! This week will allow campers to work closely with keepers and help in the care of our animal collection. Campers will create and test out different types of enrichment for the animals in the zoo throughout the week. On the last day of camp, parents, friends, and zoo staff will join us for presentations of our constructed enrichment items. One week per camper.

Campers must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in September 2016.

Careers in Conservation (9th-12th Grade)
Regular Price: $2,000.00
Member Price: $1,800.00
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In this summer program, teens will have the opportunity to spend three weeks with our skilled education team learning about a wide range of careers in conservation at the Central Park Zoo. From learning what it takes to care for the exhibit animals, to understanding the complex system of flora around the zoo grounds, teens will come away from this experience with a great introduction to many aspects of working in a zoo. They will also have the opportunity to conduct an animal behavior study, engage in an urban ecology research project, select an elective, and participate in an exhibit design project. Guest speakers to the camp could include the animal managers, zoo veterinarians, exhibit designers, research scientists, zoo actors, and more.

Participants must be entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade in September 2016.
Session Session 1: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 - Fri, Aug 12, 2016 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

 
Add-ons

Extra T-shirt
Price: $20.00
Add extra t-shirt(s) for your 2016 Summer camper. Campers MUST wear camp shirt everyday.
Valid: Wed, Jun 1, 2016 - Fri, Sep 2, 2016   Available