BROOKLYN ZOO HOLIDAY CAMP
We operate camp all year round when school is not in session from 9am to 4pm (Lunch at noon)
Parents/Adult must check in with children during drop-off
Camp might be canceled if participation sign-up is too low.
It is advised to sign-in ahead of time.
1 day = $100
5 days = $450 (camp days doesn’t have to be used consecutively).
Daily Summer camp (Monday- Friday) June-September
Full day programs when school is not in session
If you see a day that is not on our schedule please inquire about the date
What You Need to Bring:
-Comfortable Clothes & Shoes
-Lunch (We have fridges and freezers)
-A Desire to Learn and Have Fun
Do I need a waiver?
All participants need to sign a waiver and make a profile on line prior to participating in any class. If your child comes to the Brooklyn Zoo without a parent or guardian, please print and sign a waiver prior to their arrival or fill out our online Brooklyn Zoo waiver. If not, they will not be able to participate.
Can I be in the group with my friend?
Usually we group the ages 5-8 and 9+ There are sometimes exceptions based on skill level/behavior and sizes of groups.
What is the student to teacher ratio?
We always have at least two instructors for every day of camp, on days when we have over 25 students we have three that way there are never more than 12 students to a teacher.
What happens at lunch?
Lunch consists of much needed rest from the rigourous activities in the gym. You will have 45 minutes to an hour to eat, drink lots of water, play games in the reception area or watch TV.
Can I learn to do flips?
The level of skills taught are always dependent on the skill level of the student. However all of our instructors are qualified to teach flips.
Are there snacks available?
Yes we have a variety of granola bars for sale as well as drinks such as gatorade, snapple, water and juice. We also have ice-cream and candy bars.
What if I forget my lunch?
There are a lot of restaurants and deli’s around us that deliver, if we work together we’re sure we can find you a tasty and nutritious lunch.
Do we go outside the gym?
The entire camp will take place inside our facility.
Can I play games while Im there?
While we will have the TV on during lunch there is no other use of electronics during camp, your time here will be a time of physical play.
Can I come early or stay late?
During the summer Brooklyn Zoo opens when camp starts so it’s not possible to stay early. Depending on our schedule there may be a class you can take once camp is over, otherwise it is not possible to stay later.