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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 BRONX ZOO EDUCATION at bzeducation@wcs.org or
(800)433-4149 with any registration difficulties.

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Early Childhood Programs

Stroller Safari (10 months-3 years w/ caregiver)
Regular Price: $135.00
Member Price: $108.00
Come play and learn all about wildlife in our Stroller Safari series.

Movement- April 9, 16, 23, 30
Looking for a creative and fun class for you and your little one? Come learn all about wildlife in our Stroller Safari program where you and your child will meet an animal up close, enjoy a guided tour of an exhibit, and engage in multiple activities, including sensory, art, dramatic and game play!


This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

One ticket includes a child and a caregiver.
Session Movement: Thu, Apr 9, 2020 - Thu, Apr 30, 2020 9:30AM - 11:00AM Available

 
Children's Programs

Winter Survival! (grades K-3)
Regular Price: $55.00
Member Price: $45.00
No school? Come join us at the zoo instead! Your children will enjoy visiting zoo animals that love the snow, meeting animals up close in our zoo classroom, and exploring how animals adapt, survive, and thrive in cold weather. 

This program is for children in grades K-3.

This program includes walking outside in cold weather. All paths are wheelchair accessible.
Session One: Monday, December 30, 2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM Available

Jr. Keepers (grades 3-5)
Regular Price: $55.00
Member Price: $45.00
Is there a young future zookeeper in your life? This program is the perfect fit! Participants will get up close animal encounters, help with enrichment for our animal collection, and practice the skills it takes to care for wild animals.

Bee-eaters - January 26, 2020

Give your future zookeeper a buzz-worthy experience during this program focusing on bee-eaters! Afterwards, they will visit our World of Birds exhibit and meet a real zookeeper.

Reptiles - February 18, 2020 

Your future zookeeper will have a scaly, slithery, and amazing experience during this program focusing on reptiles! Afterwards, they will visit our World of Retiles exhibit and meet a real zookeeper.

Otters - March 28, 2020
Give your future zookeeper an otter-ly amazing experience during  this program focusing on otters! Afterwards, they will visit our Jungle World exhibit and meet a real zookeeper.


This program is for children in grades 3-5.

These programs include walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

Enrichment Makers Workshop (Grades 5-8)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $24.00
Let your young Maker put their creativity to work for wildlife! Makers will learn from our knowledgeable educators about enrichment, the puzzles and games that keep zoo animals mentally and physically healthy. They will meet an animal up close and be inspired to innovate and create their own ideas for animal enrichment!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.


This program is for children in grades 5-8.

Discovery Girls Series (Grades 3-5)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $48.00
This all-girls nature experience will excite your 3rd-5th grader’s curiosity while inspiring independence, confidence, and creativity! During this three-session outdoor series your child will design nature art, learn about female scientists, and discover local wildlife along the Bronx River! Participants will receive a snack and a nature kit to explore with each session.

Session One - March 7, April 4, and May 2, 2020

This program includes walking outside on uneven surfaces.


This program is for children in grades 3-5.
Session One: Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - Sat, May 2, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM Available

Kid's Night Out (Ages 5+)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Drop the kids off for a fun night out at the Bronx Zoo. They will engage in a variety of animal-themed activities and meet an animal up close. Pizza and drinks will be served with a side of fun!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.


This program is for children ages 5 and up.
Session One: Friday, May 15, 2020 5:30PM - 7:30PM Available

 
Family Programs

Family Zookeepers (ages 6+)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Do you have what it takes to be a zookeeper? Bring the whole family to meet animals up close, make animal enrichment, practice your animal care skills and meet a real zookeeper.

Reptiles - December 7, 2019

How often do you feed a snake? Do all turtles eat plants? Bring your family and join us to explore these and other questions, as we hear from our knowledgeable education staff. Become a reptile expert yourself as you meet an animal up close and engage in reptile-themed activities. Afterwards, chat with a zookeeper at the World of Reptiles exhibit.

Otters - April 9, 2020
You and your family will embark on an otter-ly awesome journey at the Bronx Zoo! You will engage in otter themed activities, meet an animal up close, and chat with a zookeeper in the Jungle World exhibit!


This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

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

Nature Club (all ages)
 
There is wildlife all around us, even in NYC! Join the Family Nature Club for FREE monthly sessions that will connect your family to the local environment through unstructured free-play exploration and investigation.

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 includes walking outside on uneven surfaces.

This program is for children of all ages.
Session 2019-2020 Season: Sat, Oct 12, 2019 - Sat, Jun 13, 2020 Available

THE ZOO: Exhibit Design (ages 8 and up)
Regular Price: $80.00
Member Price: $64.00
Ever wonder what goes into building the perfect exhibit for a zoo animal? Find out in this program where you and your family will meet animal guests, explore an exhibit to look for hidden design features, go backstage to tour our design department and meet one of our exhibit design experts! 

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

This program is for families with children ages 8 and up. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Bronx Zoo Mornings (all ages)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! After meeting an animal up close, you will get to watch our zoo animals enjoy their morning enrichment and chat with a zookeeper who cares for them!

Bears - December 21, 2019
You and your "cubs" will explore bear skulls and test your bear knowledge with our expert educators.

Jungle World - January 18, 2020
Bring the family to learn all about the rainforest with one of our expert educators! Find out more about these unique and important ecosystems through hands-on activities and an up-close visit from a live rainforest animal.

Aquatic Birds - February 15, 2020
You and your "chicks" might think it's too cold for a swim, but it's just right for our penguins and puffins! In this family program you'll explore specialized feet and feathers for water birds and meet an animal visitor up close inside our cozy classroom. Plus, get an exclusive early morning visit to our aquatic bird house where you will learn about the diversity of aquatic birds and how we care for them from one of our expert zookeepers.

Big Cats - March 21, 2020
Your family will test their big cat knowledge, investigate big cat skulls, and learn about the Bronx Zoo's big cat residents.

World of Birds - April 18, 2020
You and your "flock" will learn all about birds by exploring bird bones and feathers! Discover how our zookeepers care for our birds and how you can care for the local birds of New York.

Hyenas - May 16, 2020
Bring along your cubs and learn all about hyenas.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.


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

The ZOO: Wildlife Health (age 5+)
Regular Price: $80.00
Member Price: $64.00
Bring your family for an immersive zoo vet experience! You will discover what it's like to care for our animals as you go backstage to meet a veterinarian and tour the Wildlife Health Center*, meet an animal guest up close, and use veterinary tools to examine, diagnose, and treat a plush patient of your own. You'll even get to take your patient home to continue their care.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

For ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

*In the unlikely event that an animal emergency arises, the Health Center tour will be supplemented with a guided exhibit tour.
Session Two: Saturday, February 29, 2020 3:30PM - 5:00PM Available

Early Birds (all ages)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $24.00
Join us for some "cheep" thrills as you learn more about the birds that call the Bronx Zoo home. You and your family will learn from one of our ornithology experts, meet an animal up close, and take a walk through the zoo to learn about the birds that live in and outside of our exhibits.

This program includes walking outside on uneven surfaces.

All ages are welcome. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session Three: Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:00AM - 10:30AM Available

 
Scout Programs

Bronx Zoo Scout Day (all ages)
Regular Price: $20.00
Member Price: $16.00
Gather your Girl Scout or Cub Scout group for a fun filled day at the zoo! Troops will have the opportunity to explore the zoo with general admission tickets, take an educational tour, do an art activity, and complete a scavenger hunt for a small prize! All Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts will earn a Bronx Zoo patch!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.


Ticket is per person. All levels are welcome.
Session One: Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:00AM - 3:00PM Available

 
Adult Programs

Roach Romance (Ages 21+)
Regular Price: $95.00
Member Price: $76.00
Looking for a unique way to spend Valentine’s day that sends shivers down your spine? Bring your Valentine and spend the evening at this exclusive after-hours event where you'll meet animals up close and learn all about the laws of attraction in the wild! (wine and chocolate included)

This program includes walking outside in dim lighting. All paths are wheelchair accessible.


This ticket is per person and for adults ages 21 and up.
Session One: Friday, February 14, 2020 6:00PM - 7:30PM Available

The ZOO: Meet the Expert (Ages 16+)
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $72.00
Learn about the birds that call the Bronx Zoo home from an expert in our Ornithology Department. Find out more about what it's like to oversee the bird collection, get a sneak peek of the World of Birds after-hours, and meet a bird up close! 

This program includes walking outside in dim lighting. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

This ticket is per person and for adults ages 16 and up.
Session Ornithology: Friday, March 6, 2020 6:00PM - 7:30PM Available

Zoo Camp for Adults (ages 18+)
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $72.00
Join Education Department staff as they guide you through a fun exploration of our exhibits and introduce you to animal guests as well as special zoo staff!  

Madagascar - March 28, 2020
Our Madagascar program gives you the chance to use scientific equipment as you explore and also meet a keeper at one of our exhibits! 

Camels - April 26, 2020
Our Camel program will include an opportunity to meet our Camel Barn staff to learn about what it's like to work with these incredible animals!


This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

This ticket is per person and for adults ages 18 and up.

 

The ZOO: Meet a Veterinarian (Ages 16+)
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $72.00
Come meet one of the Bronx Zoo veterinarians and learn how they care for the zoo's stars. You will meet an animal up close, get a tour of the Wildlife Health Center, and even practice darting!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

This ticket is per person and for adults ages 16 and up.
 
Session One: Friday, April 17, 2020 6:00PM - 7:30PM Available

Early Birds (Ages 16+)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Join us for some "cheep" thrills as you learn more about the birds that call the Bronx Zoo home. You will learn from one of our ornithology experts, meet an animal up close, and take a walk through the zoo to look for some of the birds that live in and outside of our exhibits.

This program includes walking outside on uneven surfaces.


This ticket is per person and for adults ages 16 and up.
Session One: Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:00AM - 10:30AM Available

Evening with the Gorillas (ages 21+)
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $72.00
Join us after-hours in the Congo Gorilla Forest to meet some of the experts that care for our gorilla troops. While you chat with a zookeeper enjoy wine, appetizers, and activities to learn more about the Bronx Zoo gorillas and how you can help gorillas in the wild.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

This ticket is per person and for adults ages 21 and up.
Session One: Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00PM - 7:30PM Available

TGIZ (Ages 18+)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $24.00
Looking for a unique way to spend your Summer Friday? Join us at the Bronx Zoo where you will get to meet an animal up close, enjoy a guided tour of our Jungle World exhibit, and act like a kid again in Nature Trek. Afterwards, you can grab a drink at Zoo Brew or add on a Treetops Adventure.*

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.


This ticket is per person and for adults ages 18 and up.*Drinks and Treetops are not included in the ticket price.

 
Overnights

Group Overnight Safari (ages 5+)
Regular Price: $6,000.00
Member Price: $5,000.00
Want to host a private overnight for your scout, school or youth group? Explore the sights and sounds of the zoo at night, meet an animal up close, and have a late-night snack before settling in for the evening in our one-of-a kind education space in the Congo Gorilla Forest!

2019-2020 Dates (Fridays, 5:30p-10:00a):
January 10-11, 2020
February 7-8, 2020
March 13-14, 2020
April 3-4, 2020


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.

Adult Overnight (21+)
Regular Price: $260.00
Member Price: $208.00
Experience the Bronx Zoo like you've never seen it before, by sleeping over! Participate in the Bronx Zoo Animal Olympics at this special adult-only overnight that 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!

This program includes walking outside in dim lighting. All paths are wheelchair accessible.



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 One: Friday, May 1, 2020 5:30PM - 10:00AM Available

Family Overnight Safari (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $165.00
Member Price: $132.00
This year bring your family to take part in the Bronx Zoo Animal Olympics and discover more about our gold medal worthy animals. You and your family will be treated to fun-filled, educational activities that ensure you'll leave this extraordinary event with memories your family will treasure - including a commemorative keepsake (included in price).

Event Includes:
  • Up-close animal encounters
  • Dessert, Late Night Snacks & Continental Breakfast
  • Access to select exhibits after-hours
  • Early morning access to select exhibits
  • Morning scavenger hunt
  • General zoo admission on Sunday
Bring your own tent & sleeping bags and either pack a picnic dinner or purchase at the cafe. Ice cream dessert, late-night snack, and continental breakfast will be provided.

Overnights begin at 4:30 PM on Saturday and end at 10:00 AM on Sunday. This event is for children ages 5 and older. Pricing is per person and children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration closes the Monday before the event date. This program includes walking outside in dim lighting. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

*If you are adding your family to the wait list, please make sure to enter each participant individually.

Scout Overnight (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $140.00
Member Price: $112.00
Bring your scouts to take part in the Bronx Zoo Animal Olympics and discover more about our gold medal worthy animals.You and your scouts will be treated to fun-filled, educational activities which promise that you'll leave this extraordinary event with memories your family will treasure - including an exclusive Bronx Zoo Overnight patch (included in price).

Event Includes:
  • Up-close animal encounters
  • Dessert, Late Night Snacks & Continental Breakfast
  • Access to select exhibits after-hours
  • Early morning access to select exhibits
  • Morning scavenger hunt
  • General zoo admission on Sunday

Bring your own tent & sleeping bags and either pack a picnic dinner or purchase at the cafe. Ice cream dessert, late-night snack, and continental breakfast will be provided.

Overnights begin at 4:30 PM on Saturday and end at 10:00 AM on Sunday. This event is for children ages 5 and older. Pricing is per person and children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration closes the Monday before the event date. This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

*If you are adding your family to the waitlist, please make sure to enter each participant individually.


 
Session One: Saturday, September 19, 2020 4:30PM - 10:00AM Available