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PPZ Summer Camp
Prospect Park Zoo is WILD about summer camp! We bring all the fun of Zoo Camp with health and safety as a top priority.

Participants in this program will spend plenty of time outdoors during a range of weather conditions, including heat, humidity, and precipitation, as well as travel over uneven, natural surfaces. Accommodations may be available. Please contact us for more information.

Camp sessions run from 9:00AM - 3:00PM. We now offer Extended Care from 3:00pm - 5:00PM. Extended Care includes free play, exhibit visits, and nature play exploration. Add-on items such as Extended Care and additional camp t-shirts can be added to your shopping cart once you select a week of camp.

Kinderzoo 3 Day (entering K -1st)
Regular Price: $410.00
Member Price: $369.00
Animal ABC's
Zoo camp is anything but elementary this summer! Engaging activities will introduce campers to amazing animal adaptations and campers will discover what makes animals especially suited for their unique habitat. Campers will enjoy close-up animal encounters, engage in creative crafts, and make enrichment (treats) for animals all week. 

NEW! Join us for a second week by signing up for a Jungle Jams session!

This drop off camp is designed for those entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2023.
Session Animal ABC's - 7/5-7/7: Wed, Jul 5, 2023 - Fri, Jul 7, 2023 9:00AM - 3:00PM Available

Kinderzoo (entering K- 1st)
Regular Price: $655.00
Member Price: $590.00
NEW! Join us for two weeks by enrolling in our Animal ABC's and Jungle Jams sessions!

Animal ABC's
Zoo camp is anything but elementary this summer! Engaging activities will introduce campers to amazing animal adaptations and campers will discover what makes animals especially suited for their unique habitat. Campers will enjoy close-up animal encounters, engage in creative crafts, and make enrichment (treats) for animals all week. 

Jungle Jams
Jam out with the sounds of nature! Through exhibit visits and animal encounters, campers will discover the many sounds that animals make and how that helps them communicate and survive. Inspired by the rhythm of the natural world, campers will even make their own music using natural and artificial items! 

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one Animal ABC's and Jungle Jams session! Price is per week. This drop off camp is designed for those entering Kindergarten and 1st grade in the fall of 2023. 

Week of Wildlife 3 Day (entering 1st-3rd grade)
Regular Price: $410.00
Member Price: $369.00
Wild Detectives
This adventure camp will transform young campers into wildlife detectives, allowing them to get their hands on different scientific tools, such as microscopes and binoculars. Campers will explore the zoo following clues, such as animal tracks and scat, meet animals up close, and have incredible adventures all while unraveling the ultimate mystery at the zoo!

One week per camper, but you can select a second week of another grade appropriate camp! Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall of 2023.
Session Wild Detectives - 7/5-7/7: Wed, Jul 5, 2023 - Fri, Jul 7, 2023 9:00AM - 3:00PM Available

Week of Wildlife (entering 1st-3rd grade)
Regular Price: $655.00
Member Price: $590.00
Wild Detectives 
This adventure camp will transform young campers into wildlife detectives, allowing them to get their hands on different scientific tools such microscopes and binoculars. Campers will explore the zoo through clues, such as animal tracks and scat, meet animals up close, and have incredible adventures all while unraveling the ultimate mystery at the zoo!

One week per camper, but you can select a second week of another grade appropriate camp! Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall of 2023.

Wild Safari 3 Day (entering 2nd-5th grade)
Regular Price: $410.00
Member Price: $369.00
World Zoofari
Travel around the world right from Brooklyn! Each day, campers will learn about a different place in the world by getting up close with animals, exploring the Prospect Park Zoo, and doing a variety of activities to make the world feel just a bit more connected.

One week per camper, but you can select a second week of another grade appropriate camp! Camper must be entering 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2023.
Session World Zoofari - 7/5- 7/7: Wed, Jul 5, 2023 - Fri, Jul 7, 2023 9:00AM - 3:00PM Available

Wild Safari (entering 2nd-5th grade)
Regular Price: $655.00
Member Price: $590.00
World Zoofari
Travel around the world right from Brooklyn! Each day, campers will learn about a different place in the world by getting up close with animals, exploring the Prospect Park Zoo, and doing a variety of activities to make the world feel just a bit more connected.

One week per camper, but you can select a second week of another grade appropriate camp! Camper must be entering 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2023.

Zoo Explorer (entering 4th-6th grade)
Regular Price: $655.00
Member Price: $590.00
Zooperheroes
Ready to be a super-scientist and help save the world? Start here! Campers will work together to solve real conservation challenges with hands-on activities in the zoo. Throughout the week, they'll practice being wildlife biologists by venturing into the field, meeting animals up close, exploring our exhibits, and conducting experiments. Together our Zooperheroes will help save the planet.

One week per camper, but you can select a second week of another grade appropriate camp! One week per camper. Camper must be entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grade in the fall of 2023.

 
PPZ Early Childhood Programs
In Jr. Zoo Club you and your little one will enjoy a wild morning as you meet animals up close, play, sing and explore the Zoo together alongside new friends!

*This class must meet a minimum registration requirement to run. Please register early! Participants will be notified of cancellations one week out.

Jr. Zoo Club, Sundays (Ages 2-5)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
 Join us for Jr. Zoo Club where you and your little one will learn together about animals as you engage in crafts, early science skills, playtime, and songs. Each class will nurture childrens’ innate curiosity through up close animal encounters, exploring our senses, and time to explore the zoo. Every day is a new adventure in Jr. Zoo Club!

Tickets include one adult and one child. *This class must meet a minimum registration requirement to run. Please register early! Participants will be notified of cancellations one week in advance if necessary.


This program is families with children ages 2-5. Ticket includes one adult and one child. For additional child or adult participants please purchase an additional ticket.

Jr. Zoo Club, Mondays (Ages 2-5)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Join us for Jr. Zoo Club where you and your little one will learn together about animals as you engage in crafts, early science skills, playtime, and songs. Each class will nurture childrens’ innate curiosity through up close animal encounters, exploring our senses, and time to explore the zoo. Every day is a new adventure in Jr. Zoo Club! Tickets include one adult and one child.

*This class must meet a minimum registration requirement to run.  Please register early! Participants will be notified of cancellations one week in advance if necessary.

This program is families with children ages 2-5. Ticket includes one adult and one child. For additional child or adult participants please purchase an additional ticket.

Animal Tales March (Ages 2-5)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $80.00
Join us for Animal Tales, our new early readers program designed to engage your child’s love of literature and introduce them to the amazing world of zoo animals. Each week we will meet two new animal friends related to our story themes, enjoy a read-aloud, and explore the zoo together. Stay connected to our friends at Brooklyn Public Library with book recommendations, free resources, and tips that you can use to make the most of storytime at home. 

Session Dates: 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28


This program is families with children ages 2-5. Ticket includes one adult and one child. For additional child or adult participants please purchase an additional ticket.
 
Session Stories for the Senses- 3/7-3/28: Tue, Mar 7, 2023 - Tue, Mar 28, 2023 10:15AM - 11:15AM Available

Animal Tales April (Ages 2-5)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $80.00
Join us for Animal Tales, our new early readers program designed to engage your child’s love of literature and introduce them to the amazing world of zoo animals. Each week we will meet two new animal friends related to our story themes, enjoy a read-aloud, and explore the zoo together. Stay connected to our friends at Brooklyn Public Library with book recommendations, free resources, and tips that you can use to make the most of storytime at home.

Session Dates: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25


This program is families with children ages 2-5. Ticket includes one adult and one child. For additional child or adult participants please purchase an additional ticket.
Session Roaches are Red and Peacocks are…Colorful! - 4/4-4: Tue, Apr 4, 2023 - Tue, Apr 25, 2023 10:15AM - 11:15AM Available

Animal Tales May (Ages 2-5)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $80.00
Join us for Animal Tales, our new early readers program designed to engage your child’s love of literature and introduce them to the amazing world of zoo animals. Each week we will meet two new animal friends related to our story themes, enjoy a read-aloud, and explore the zoo together. Stay connected to our friends at Brooklyn Public Library with book recommendations, free resources, and tips that you can use to make the most of storytime at home.

Session Dates: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23


This program is families with children ages 2-5. Ticket includes one adult and one child. For additional child or adult participants please purchase an additional ticket.
Session Kittens and Cubs and Chicks, Oh My! -5/2-5/23: Tue, May 2, 2023 - Tue, May 23, 2023 10:15AM - 11:15AM Available

 
PPZ Birthday Parties
Make your child's birthday wild at the Zoo with animal guests! Up to 30 friends and family can join the fun.

A non-refundable deposit is required to book. If you have questions, please contact the Birthday Coordinator prior to booking at ppzbirthdayparties@wcs.org.

An extension to your party time may be added for an additional fee.

PPZB Party Animals (ages 3-12)
Regular Price: $800.00
Member Price: $720.00
There's no better place for a birthday party than the Zoo! Every 90 min party is visited by 3 animal guests, a trip to the barn or pond to feed animals, and an experienced educator will work with you to make sure the animals and activities are ones that make this an unforgettable birthday for your child.

A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a birthday party at the Prospect Park Zoo. If you have questions, contact the Birthday Party Specialist prior to booking online at ppzbirthdayparties@wcs.org.

Submitting this form reserves your birthday party date & time & requires a non-refundable deposit. The Birthday Party Specialist will reach out to you within 3 business days, at which time you will have the option to add on party time for an additional cost. The price listed above is for up to 30 people, including the birthday family.

 
PPZ School Break Programs

1 Day Camps (1st-5th grade)
Regular Price: $120.00
Member Price: $96.00
No School? Come to zoo camp! Your camper can join us for a day full of hands-on activities, animal investigations, and wild encounters. 

Creative Creatures - January 16th, 2023
From amazing physical attributes to incredible behaviors, animals have all kinds of creative ways to overcome challenges and thrive in the wild. Campers will meet animals up close, stretch their creative abilities to solve problems, and even have the chance to create their own Creative Creature in this one day camp. Join us as we discover the adaptations that make animals so special.

Zoo Detectives- April 21st, 2023
The zoo was visited by a mysterious guest who left behind some interesting clues. During this 1-day camp, campers will meet animals up close and become zoo detectives by investigating animal poop, footprints, and coverings like feathers and fur to help us solve this mystery and identify these sneaky visitors.


This camp is for children in 1st - 5th grades. 

This program includes walking outside on uneven surfaces.
 

5 Day Camp (1st-5th grade)
Regular Price: $600.00
Member Price: $540.00
No School? Join us for a fun filled week at Zoo camp full of hands-on activities, animal investigations, and animal encounters.

Wild Zoo Science
 - February 20th -24th, 2023
Ready for some amazing mid-winter science? Campers will learn about citizen science projects here in Brooklyn, investigate insect populations in the park, and compete in bioengineering challenges. During the week, campers will hone their science skills and become a team of researchers, conducting their own experiments. Animal ambassadors will visit the camp every day.

This camp is for children in 1st - 5th grades. 


This program includes walking outside on uneven surfaces.
 
Session Wild Zoo Science-2/20-2/24: Mon, Feb 20, 2023 - Fri, Feb 24, 2023 9:00AM - 3:00PM Available

 
PPZ Family Programs
Enjoy fun at the Prospect Park Zoo for the whole family!
Please note: unless otherwise stated, tickets are per person and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Keeper for a Morning (ages 4 and up)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Join us for an exclusive wild morning at the zoo to meet animals up close and learn how Zookeepers care for animals. Each Keeper for a Day program has an animal theme and participants will be able to create and deliver enrichment for an animal in the zoo!

This program is for ages 4 and up.Tickets are per person and children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

This program includes a short walk outside, even in colder weather. All pathways are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Nature Club / Club de Naturaleza (Ages 4 and up)
Regular Price: $10.00
Member Price: $8.00
Nature Club is a bilingual nature program that welcomes all ages to explore the zoo and engage in our nature play spaces. Participants will enjoy outdoor activities, learn nature vocabulary words in Spanish, and meet an animal up close in one of our classrooms! / El Club de Naturaleza es un programa bilingüe que invita a familias y personas de todas edades para explorar el zoológico y conocer nuestros espacios de juego natural. Los participantes van a disfrutar de actividades afuera, aprender palabras de vocabulario sobre la naturaleza en español, y conocer un animal en uno de nuestros salón de clases.

This program is mostly outdoors. The program will run rain or shine. Ticket is per person.

 
PPZ Scout Programs

Girl Scouts Earth Day (K - 12th)
Regular Price: $15.00
Member Price: $12.00
Girl Scouts: Join us for fun activities as we celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo! Search for Letterboxes and Geocaches, and practice Leave No Trace along the way! Earn badges, meet animals, sing songs, and receive an event patch. Bring SWAPS to trade.

Tickets are per person and scouts must be accompanied by an adult.​

This program is held rain or shine and includes walking outside. Some outdoor areas have uneven surfaces.
Session Earth Day Celebration - Sun 4/23: Sunday, April 23, 2023 11:00AM - 3:00PM Available

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

Gift Certificate - $50
Price: $50.00
Value of $50

Can only be redeemed for Prospect Park Zoo Education Programs (the Prospect Park Zoo Main Store).

Gift Certificate - $100
Price: $100.00
Value of $100

Can only be redeemed for Prospect Park Zoo Education Programs (the Prospect Park Zoo Main Store).

Gift Certificate - One Week Of Summer Camp
Price: $655.00
Value of $655

Can only be redeemed for one week of summer camp seen on this webpage (the Prospect Park Zoo Main Store).