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Family ProgramsLittle HatchlingsToddler Time Series
Kinder Kritters SeriesYouth and Teen ProgramsAdult Programs (Ages 18 and up)
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FAMILY PROGRAMS

Central Park Zoo offers families a chance to discover the wonders of wildlife together. Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult. Book a family Wildlife Adventure today!

 
Autism Awareness Day
   Price: $12.00 Qty

Join the Central Park Zoo in support of Autism Awareness for the annual "Zoos Go Blue" family day. The event welcomes families affected by autism spectrum disorder to enjoy an early opening of the zoo along with visual support materials to prepare for the visit. The day will feature animal guests, wildlife theater, crafts, and more! Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult.

  Session  Autism Awareness Day: Sat,Apr 19,2014 9:00AM-12:00PM   Available
 
 
Autism Awareness Day extra adult or child
   Price: $5.00 Qty

Make it a family occasion by adding extra adult(s) or child(ren) to this event. One ticket per customer.

  Session  Extra adult or child: Sat,Apr 19,2014 9:00AM-12:00PM   Available
 
 
Birds:Living Dinosaurs (Ages 4-7, with adult)  
   Regular Price: $50.00 Member Price: $45.00 Qty

In this program you'll meet a few of our resident birds and learn about how these beautiful creatures are considered living dinosaurs! You'll see our newest theater show, Dino Connections. You'll also go on a living dinosaur scavenger hunt. Ticket prices includes 1 child with 1 adult.

  Session  Spring Sunday: Sun,Mar 2,2014 10:00AM-11:30AM   UNAVAILABLE
 
 
Earth Day at the Zoo (Ages 7-10, with adult)
   Regular Price: $50.00 Member Price: $45.00 Qty

Join us for an Earth Day celebration at the zoo! We will celebrate the environment by honoring the animals that live in our zoo. You'll make enrichment for a few of our animals and learn about things you can do to protect them in the wild. You will also plant some native plants in the zoo to attract bees and butterflies. Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult.

  Session  Spring: Sun,Apr 27,2014 9:00AM-10:30AM   Available
 
 
Mother's Day Celebration ( Ages 3-10, with adult)
   Regular Price: $50.00 Member Price: $45.00 Qty

In honor of Mother's Day, we are hosting a family party here at the zoo! On this day dedicated to moms, we will meet a variety of zoo animal moms and their babies. We will 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 will then make a special Mother's Day craft and enjoy a Mother's Day yummy treat! Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult.

  Age Group
 
 
LITTLE HATCHLINGS

 
Little Hatchlings (12-23 months, with caregiver)
   Regular Price: $275.00 Member Price: $250.00 Qty

Explore the zoo and all of its wonders with your little one. We'll sing songs, do an art activity, meet an animal visitor, and explore an animal exhibit in this program designed for your Zoo baby! This program is now 10 sessions! We offer session A at 10:00 and B at 11:30 am. Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult.

  Valid:  Mon,Mar 3,2014 - Mon,May 5,2014   WAIT LIST
 
 
Little Hatchlings-6 sessions  
   Regular Price: $165.00 Member Price: $150.00 Qty
Explore the zoo and all of its wonders with your little one. We'll sing songs, do an art activity, meet an animal visitor, and explore an animal exhibit in this program designed for your Zoo baby! This program is 6 sessions! We offer session A at 10:00 and B at 11:30 am. Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult. March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6.
 
 
TODDLER TIME SERIES

 
Toddler Time (2-3 year old, with adult)
   Regular Price: $300.00 Member Price: $250.00 Qty

Meet a variety of furry, scaly and feathery zoo animals in these interactive classes for toddlers and their caregivers. Live animals, movement and musical activities and a craft are part of the fun. This program is now 10 sessions!!We offer session A 10am and Session B 11:30am. Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult.

 
 
KINDER KRITTERS SERIES

 
Kinder Kritters (Ages 4-5, with adult)
   Regular Price: $125.00 Member Price: $100.00 Qty

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 care takers will also get a chance to meet an animal guest in each program. Ticket price includes 1 child with 1 adult.

 
 
YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAMS

Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect kids to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, art activities, and more, encouraging discovery and nurturing an enthusiasm for wildlife. They are also an excuse to have fun!

 
Junior Keepers-Children's Zoo (Ages 7-10)  
   Regular Price: $60.00 Member Price: $50.00 Qty

Roll up your sleeves and help the keepers care for the animals. From studying animal behavior to creating toys for our curious critters, you have a chance to go behind the scenes and find out what a keepers job entails.

  Session  March 23 2014: Sun,Mar 23,2014 9:00AM-10:30AM   UNAVAILABLE
 
 
Junior Keepers-Birds (Ages 7-10)  
   Regular Price: $50.00 Member Price: $45.00 Qty

Roll up your sleeves and help the keepers care for the animals. find out all about what it takes to keep our feathered friends healthy and well as you have a chance to go behind the scenes and find out what a keepers job entails.

  Session  Birds 2014: Sun,Apr 6,2014 9:00AM-10:30AM   UNAVAILABLE
 
 
Junior Keepers -Animal Behaviors(7-10)
   Regular Price: $50.00 Member Price: $45.00 Qty

Roll up your sleeves and help the keepers care for the animals. From studying animal behavior to creating enrichment for our curious critters, youll have a chance to go behind the scenes and find out what a keepers job entails. Register for Jr.Keeper Series discount and participate in all three programs.

 
 
ADULT PROGRAMS (AGES 18 AND UP)

Explore issues of wildlife conservation with Central Park Zoo staff, experience the zoo in a unique way, and see our exhibits and animals through an expert's eye. At these programs, you'll also have an opportunity to meet and mingle with other wildlife devotees.

 
Conservation Connection: Project Penguin  
   Regular Price: $75.00 Member Price: $65.00 Qty

In this class, you'll learn not only about the penguin conservation work that takes place around the globe, but how we care for our penguins at the Central Park Zoo. You'll start off the class having breakfast and learning about the WCS Penguin Project with one of our animal managers. You'll meet a penguin keeper to find out about their job. Some of the activities may include observing a penguin physical exam, and learning how to identify the various penguins in our collection.

 
 
Photo Series: Breakfast with the Birds
   Regular Price: $75.00 Member Price: $65.00 Qty

Spend your morning photographing birds in the zoos tropic zone - before the zoo opens. After having breakfast in the Zoo Gallery and speaking with one of our animal managers,you'll head over to the tropic zone to help the keepers feed the birds and conduct the morning census. Our resident wildlife photographer, will also be there to give you some helpful hints for photographing our feathered friends. This is a unique experience to learn about the birds in our collection and speak with the people that care for them. Personal digital camera required.

 
 
Photo Series: Urban Birds-of-Prey
   Regular Price: $75.00 Member Price: $65.00 Qty

Join us at the zoo to meet our resident raptors and speak with the keepers who care for them. Enjoy some coffee and pastries while zoo staff show you the art of falconry and the secrets of how to train these incredible birds. Bring your camera because our resident wildlife phototgrapher will also be there to give you some helpful hints for finding the best ways to photograph our birds.

  Session  2014: Sun,May 18,2014 8:30AM-10:30AM   Available
 
 
SUMMER CAMPS

 
Toddler Mini-Camp (2-3 years old with adult)
   Regular Price: $125.00 Member Price: $100.00 Qty

4 day camp!
In this mini-camp, toddlers and their caregivers will get a sneak peak 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

 
 
Toddler Mini Camp (2-3 years old with adult)
   Regular Price: $150.00 Member Price: $125.00 Qty

5 day Mini camp! One week per camper

 
 
Kinder Zoo (4-5 years old)
   Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00 Qty

In this 5-day camp, well 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

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

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.

 
 
Zoo Explorer (8-9 years old)
   Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00 Qty

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.

 
 
Junior Keepers (10-12 years old)
   Regular Price: $425.00 Member Price: $400.00 Qty

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.

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

Find out what it's like to work in the Zoo. During this 3-week intensive program, teens will try out a variety of jobs in the zoo. They'll spend some mornings working in the Children's Zoo grooming animals and cleaning exhibits or preparing food in the commissary with the keepers. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct an animal behavior study, engage in an urban ecology research project, select an elective, and design and create an exhibit in the zoo. Guest speakers to the camp include the zoo vet tech, urban ecologist,assistant animal curator, exhibit designers, zoo actors, and more.

  Session  2014 Session A (Only 1: Mon,Jul 21,2014-Fri,Aug 8,2014 9:00AM-3:00PM   WAIT LIST
 
 
ADD-ONS

 
Penguin Expedition (Autism friendly program)  
   Price: $5.00 Qty
Make it a family occasion and add a family member to this event.
  Session  Penguin Expedition ext: Mon,Jan 20,2014 9:00AM-10:30AM   UNAVAILABLE
 
 
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: $50.00
Extra adult
  Valid:  Thu,Aug 1,2013 - Sat,May 31,2014   Available
 
 
Family Programs Extra Adult
   Price: $15.00 Qty
Extra adult
  Valid:  Thu,Aug 1,2013 - Sat,May 31,2014   Available
 
 
Little Hatchlings Series Extra Adult
   Price: $50.00 Qty
Extra adult
  Valid:  Thu,Aug 1,2013 - Mon,May 5,2014   Available
 
 
Kinder Kritters Series Extra Adult
   Price: $30.00 Qty
Extra Adult
  Valid:  Thu,Aug 1,2013 - Sat,May 31,2014   Available
 
 
Winter Break Extra Adult  
   Price: $15.00
Extra adult for individual sessions.
  Valid:  Thu,Aug 1,2013 - Tue,Dec 31,2013   UNAVAILABLE