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Roll up your sleeves and get messy! Jr. Keepers will get up close to animals and see what it takes to be a keeper at the Queens Zoo.
Join us each week for an opportunity to shadow an animal keeper in the Domestic Area of the Zoo. We will meet some staff that care for our animals, learn about animal exhibits and discover what training and education is needed to care for our amazing Education animals in the Queens Zoo.
This program is for children ages 10-12. Because we'll be working so closely with animals, proof of a negative TB test is required for animal contact.
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Wildlife Conservation Society's goal is to conserve the world's largest wild places in 15 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity.
This is outlined in our 2020 strategy, which positions WCS to maintain its historic focus on the protection of species while developing an ambitious...
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This program is packed full of special experiences for the entire family. Sessions: Sea Lions We will learn 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. Predators We will learn about fierce carnivores like the Pallas Cats and...
Saturday Nov 2nd, 10:30am - 12pm
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. We're not "lion!" During this program focusing on sea lions they will visit our Sea Lion exhibit and meet a real...
Tuesday Nov 5th, 9am - 12pm
What do you do when a tiger has a tooth ache or an elephant has a sore foot? How do you anesthetize a fish or an aardvark? Does a walrus say "ah"? In this afterschool class, students will learn about the different aspects of zoo veterinary medicine taught by WCS veterinarian Dr. John Sykes. Classes involve real veterinary medicine equipment...
Thursday Nov 7th, 4pm - 5:30pm(3 sessions)
No school on Veteran's Day? Your camper can join us for an educational, fun day with our school break camp! Each day is a different focus, but all school break camps include time in the Zoo, up-close animal experiences, hands-on activities, and a snack! This camp is for children in Pre K - 2nd grade (child must be 4 years old by time of program...
Monday Nov 11th, 9am - 3pm
Queens Zoo You and your child will have a chance to bond while singing songs, meeting live animals, sensory play and craft time! Each session will transition from the one before. Our early childhood programs will help your child build up their skills in learning their numbers, colors, and using their sense of touch, hearing, feeling and smelling!...
Tuesday Nov 12th, 9:30am - 11am(6 sessions)
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 is for families with children ages 8 and up....
Sunday Dec 15th, 9am - 10:30am
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