Urban Winter Break Camps

We’ve got a list of great winter break camps on Long Island, but felt we should add the following terrific urban winter break camps!

Prospect Park Zoo Winter Camp

During this 2-day winter camp, December 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., campers will discover how some animals thrive in the wintery weather by participating in a variety of hands-on activities including live animal encounters, a mystery scavenger hunt, crafts, and more. They will also make special fish-sicle treats for some zoo animals.

Registration is open to campers 6 to 9 years old.

When: December 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m
Where: Prospect Park Zoo, 450 Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Park, Brooklyn
How Much: $125 members; $150 non-members
Contact Info: Registration forms are available online at www.prospectparkzoo.com. Applicants can call (718)-399-7327 or email ppzeducation@wcs.org with questions.

Queens Zoo Winter Camp

The Queens Zoo is a wonderful place for kids to learn about animals and nature. Kids will love playing game, and enjoy crafts and other activities.

Children will get to see animals and learn how the zoo’s animals adapt to winter weather during animal presentations in the zoo’s education classroom.

When: Wednesday and Thursday, December 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Queens Zoo, 53-51 111th Stree, Flushing Meadow’s Corona Park in Queens
How Much: $125 Members;  $150 non-members
Contact Info: www.queenszoo.com or contact the zoo at qzeducation@wcs.org or 718-271-7361



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