Wildlife Conservation Society’s Zoos & Aquarium

 
Calling all students and scouts!
 
• BRONX ZOO: Visit the world’s largest urban zoo and see more than 600 species from around the globe! The Bronx Zoo is expanding our Total Experience attractions to give our Zoo guests a fresh perspective on nature. Get ready for NATURE TREK! This Zoo attraction will combine fun, safe, adventure with nature play and exploration for all. At Nature Trek, ages 5 and up can scramble across netted walkways, bridges and towers, ending in a natural exploration zone that engages all ages and skill levels in outdoor play. Reconnecting with nature is fun and enriching at every age. We hope you will be back to join us!
 
• CENTRAL PARK ZOO: Have a wild time in the heart of New York City, mere steps from Fifth Avenue and the picturesque Manhattan skyline!
 
• PROSPECT PARK ZOO: Experience the wild side of Brooklyn and wander among wallabies, kangaroos, and dingoes!
 
• QUEENS ZOO: Get an outdoor adventure in Queens celebrating the amazing animals of the Americas!
 
• NEW YORK AQUARIUM: Just off the boardwalk of Brooklyn’s famous Coney Island, dive into the incredible diversity of the world’s oceans!
 
For more information, visit the Wildlife Conservation Society website. You'll find the information you need when you're planning a school, scout, homeschool, or youth group tour.
While you're at the site, be sure to check out our educator programs and our educational materials to help you prepare for your next trip.  
 
Contact Info
Address: Group Sales Department, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460. New York County.
 
Tel: 800-433-4149.
 
 
Website: www.wcs.org.
 
Hrs: Vary. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Varies.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Environmental Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Zoo Lesson Plan

When you go to the zoo, be on the lookout for the clever ways animals adapted to their surroundings and developed traits that help them survive. Students act like scientists to observe animal life while focusing on the diets and eating habits.... Continue