Central Park Zoo
Children Programs

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Junior Keepers

Think you've got what it takes to be a zookeeper? Put your skills to the test during this hands-on, interactive program at the Zoo! Go behind the scenes to learn about the daily responsibilities of Central Park Zoo Keepers.

Grades: K - 3rd

Price: $48 members
$60 regular
Dates: Saturdays,
1/14: Polar Zone
2/04: Aquatic Avengers
3/11: Jr Veterinarian
4/01: What's for Lunch
5/13: Home Sweet Home
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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Roll up your sleeves and get messy! Keepers-in-Training will get up close to animals, meet zookeepers and see what it takes to care for the animals at the Central Park Zoo.

Grades: 4th - 8th

Price: $56 members
$70 regular
Dates / Themes: Sundays,
1/22: Aquatic Science
2/12: Veterinary Medicine
3/05: Ambassador Animals
4/02: Master Zoo Chef
4/23: Habitat Engineers
5/07: Animal Husbandry 101
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher

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