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Programs require Pre-Registration. If you have a promotion code, please enter it at the time of ticket purchase checkout.

Contact PROSPECT PARK ZOO EDUCATION at ppzeducation@wcs.org or 800.433.4149 with any registration difficulties.
Summer Camp
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.

Registration closes the Thursday before the first day of camp.

Don't forget to check out our Prospect Park Zoo Summer Camp FAQs for lots of useful information.

Kinderzoo (entering Pre-K4 or K)
Regular Price: $525.00
Member Price: $475.00
Enroll your little one for a fun-filled camp, packed with animals! Kinderzoo campers will discover that every living thing plays an important role in nature as they spend the week bringing classic children’s stories to life. Each day we will highlight a different story using animal encounters, dramatic play, games, and exhibit visits to create an immersive experience, sure to leave campers wanting more.

NEW! Join us for up to two weeks by enrolling in our Animal Tales and Story Safari sessions!


Session A: Animal Tales 

Session Dates:
A1 - June 22-26, 2020
A2 - July 6-10, 2020
A3 - July 20-24, 2020
A4 - August 3-7, 2020
A5 - August 17-21, 2020
A6 - August 31-September 4, 2020

Session B:Story Safari

Session Dates:
B1 - June 29- July 3, 2020
B2 - July 13 -17, 2020
B3 - July 27- 31, 2020
B4 - August 10-14, 2020
B5 - August 24-28, 2020


Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! Price is per week. Campers must turn 4 years old on or before their first day of KinderZoo camp and be entering Pre-K4 or Kindergarten in the fall of 2020.

Week of Wildlife (entering 1st-3rd grade)
Regular Price: $525.00
Member Price: $475.00
Adventures in Nature
Earth, air, fire, water, and heart - how do people and animals utilize these elements? Campers will meet animals up close and complete nature-based challenges to discover how animals work with the elements to survive. From composting leftover food scraps, to creating safe habitats for local wildlife, campers will learn about conservation actions that will create a healthy planet for us and our wild neighbors.


One week per camper. Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall of 2020.

Wild Safari (entering 1st-5th grade)
Regular Price: $525.00
Member Price: $475.00
Session A: Back to the Zoo-ture
Have you ever seen a wolf roaming Park Slope? How about a Wooly Mammoth in Windsor Terrace? Join us as we travel through time to discover the natural history of our Brooklyn backyard like never before! Campers will get up-close with amazing animals while exploring how their wild neighborhood has changed through the centuries - no DeLorean needed!

Sessions Dates:
A1 - June 22-26, 2020
A2 - July 6-10, 2020
A3 - July 20-24, 2020
A4 - August 3-7, 2020
A5 - August 17-21, 2020
A6 - August 31-September 4, 2020

Session B: Zoomanji
Roll the dice and jump into an epic week of zoo adventure! Each day campers will come face-to-face with wild creatures, overcome unexpected quests, and journey through the realms of Zoo-manji. With inspiration from wildlife, up-close animal encounters, and science investigations, campers will work together to beat the game. Does your camper have what it takes to play Zoo-manji?

Sessions Dates:
B1 - June 29-July 3, 2020
B2 -  July 13-17, 2020
B3 - July 27- 31, 2020
B4 - August 10-14, 2020
B5 - August 24-28, 2020


Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! Price is per week. Camper must be entering 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade in the fall of 2020.

Zoo Explorer (entering 4th-6th grade)
Regular Price: $525.00
Member Price: $475.00
Myths, Legends, and Science of the Animal Kingdom
How did the turtle get its shell? How did the snake lose its legs? Campers will explore amazing animals in mythology and discover the natural phenomena behind legends and folklore. Through up-close animal encounters, investigations of scientific principles, games, and adventure, campers will uncover the amazing biology behind the adaptations that may have inspired these enduring stories!


One week per camper. Camper must be entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grade in the fall of 2020.

 
Early Childhood Programs

Stroller Safari (ages 0-5 w/ caregiver)
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $176.00
Discover animals through movement, music, and play. Children will make new friends and grow their natural curiosity while enjoying early access to zoo exhibits and chances to meet animals up close. 

Winter - 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17
Jump like a rabbit, fly like a bird, or climb like a monkey to the zoo and warm up with the animals this winter.  Every week you will learn about animal movement by examining objects like skeletons, participating in sensory play at zoo exhibits before they open to the public, and meeting two live animals up close! 

Late Winter - 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31
Discover what makes groups of animals unique. You and your little one will learn why mammals have fur and reptiles have scales. Touch real feathers and examine skulls as you participate in sensory play at zoo exhibits before they open to the public and meet two live animal guests each week! 


This ticket is for one child up to 5 years old and a caretaker.
 

 
School Break Programs

School Break Day Camp-MLK Jr Day(K-4th Grade)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Join us for a fast paced one-day Zoo camp where campers investigate the science of Zoos - from anatomy to zoology! This day is filled with hands-on activities, scientific investigations, and animal encounters.

This camp is for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session One: Monday, January 20, 2020 9:00AM - 3:00PM UNAVAILABLE

Midwinter School Break Camp (K-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $400.00
Member Price: $350.00
Come join a team of researchers in exploring the zoo like never before. Campers will investigate insect populations in the park, compete in bioengineering challenges, and design and conduct their own experiments with some up-close inspiration from our wild animal ambassadors.

This camp is for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Snacks will be provided. Children must bring their own nut-free lunches.
Session One: Mon, Feb 17, 2020 - Fri, Feb 21, 2020 9:00AM - 3:00PM UNAVAILABLE

 
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.

Baboon Breakfast (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $24.00
The whole family will enjoy time with a wild troop of baboons! Visit the zoo early, meet animals up-close, and make a special treat for these amazing primates.

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

Jr. Zoo Club (Ages 0-6)
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $10.00
You and your little ones will make new friends, meet special animal guests, enjoy a read aloud, and have time to play in the Discovery Center after closing to the public. Every day is a new adventure at Jr. Zoo Club!

Save when you purchase the 5 class pass, see below!


This program is families with children ages 0-6.Tickets are sold per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Jr. Zoo Club - 5 Pass (Ages 0-6)
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
Enjoy 5 sessions of Jr. Zoo Club at a discounted rate! You and your little ones will make new friends, meet special animal guests, enjoy a read aloud, and have time to play in the Discovery Center after closing to the public. Every day is a new adventure at Jr. Zoo Club! 

This program is families with children ages 0-6.Tickets are sold per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session Season 2019-2020: Available

Zoo Club (Ages 6-10)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
A new animal adventure awaits every Saturday afternoon with Zoo Club. Children, ages 6 and up, will meet animals up-close, make new zoo friends, and explore exhibits each week. Activities will vary week to week but include scavenger hunts, hands-on animal science, and behind-the-scenes experiences.  Join the fun for one week or every week.

Save when you purchase the 5 class pass, see below!

This program is families with children ages 6-10.Tickets are sold per person, adults are not required to stay but are welcome.

Zoo Club - 5 Pass (Ages 6-10)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $80.00
Enjoy 5 sessions of Zoo Club at a discounted rate! A new animal adventure awaits every Saturday afternoon with Zoo Club. Children, ages 6 and up, will meet animals up-close, make new zoo friends, and explore exhibits each week. Activities will vary week to week but include scavenger hunts, hands-on animal science, and behind-the-scenes experiences.  Join the fun for one week or every week.


This program is families with children ages 6-10.Tickets are sold per person, adults are not required to stay but are welcome.
Session Season 2019-2020: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 - Sat, May 2, 2020 Available

Keeper for a Day (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $36.00
Member Price: $30.00
This program is packed full of special experiences for the entire family.

Sessions:
Monkeys - December 7, 2019
We will learn about animal diets (we'll even visit the zoo kitchen!) and help prepare tasty treats for some of our Prospect Park Zoo monkeys, including the Golden Lion Tamarins and the Geoffrey's Marmosets.

Animals with Wings - January 4, 2020
We will make some new feathered friends by meeting birds up-close and help create some special treats for our African Straw Colored Bats.

Predators - February 1, 2020
We will learn about caring for fierce predators like the Pallas Cats and Dingoes and help the zookeepers keep these animals' hunting instincts sharp by making sensory enrichment.

Reptiles - March 7, 2020
We will meet some scaly, slithering animals up-close and take a special behind-the-scenes tour of Prospect Park Zoo's chelonian (turtle) propogation center.


Sea Lions - April 4, 2020
We will learn about how zookeepers teach our California Sea Lions new behaviors like waving, barking, and flipping through the air on command and help make some tasty, fishy enrichment.


Domesticated Animals - May 2, 2020
We will head to the barn to learn about caring for domestic animals like goats, sheep, and alpacas.


This experience is for families with children ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Happy Zoo Year Celebration! (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Bring your little "party animals" to the zoo to ring in the new year! You'll  meet animals up-close, enjoy some light refreshments, and make a wildlife-friendly New Year's craft to take home. When the clock strikes "noon" we'll celebrate by delivering some treats to our zoo animals.

This experience is for all ages. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:00AM - 12:15PM UNAVAILABLE

Mother's Day Breakfast (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $24.00
Treat mom to something special this year - a celebration at the zoo! We will meet in the zoo before it opens, enjoy a light breakfast, meet an animal close up, and help prepare special treats for the some of our amazing species.

This experience is for all ages. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:00AM - 10:30AM Available

 
Scout Programs

Girl Scout Earth Day Celebration (Grades K-12)
Price: $10.00
Girl Scouts: Join us for fun activities as we celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo! Participate in an exciting scavenger hunt in search of 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.  Event is held rain or shine.

This program is for children in grades K-12 and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults can be added on at check-out for regular adult admission price.
Session Spring 2020: Sunday, April 26, 2020 11:00AM - 3:00PM Available