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Jr. Keepers: Birds of Prey (Grades 3-5)

at WCS Zoos - Bronx Park

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Bronx Park, Bronx
2300 Southern Blvd
Btwn E Fordham Rd & Bronx Park S
Bronx, New York 10460
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 8 - 10 years old
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this kids animal care class:

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.


Give your future zookeeper an "owl" of a good time during this program focusing on raptors! Afterwards, they will visit our Birds of Prey exhibit and meet a real zookeeper.

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There will be no refunds for withdrawals from programs made less than four weeks prior to the course date. All cancellation requests must be made in writing by email. Due to administrative costs, a 50% refund will be provided upon receipt of a written cancellation if received 4 weeks in advance. There will be a $50 per person service charge for each change made to the original registration. There are no make-up sessions for missed dates. Courses are held rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel a program due to insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be made. If you have questions regarding registration or programs, please call (800) 433-4149 or email.

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