For more information, see below & visit our website http://centralparkzoo.com/field-trips/outreach
Performance Logistics: For the Classroom Programs (not Auditorium), we require a minimum of 2 same day programs to book Outreach.We will need an 8'x10' space & can use an auditorium, theater, cafeteria, gym, library, or large classroom. We bring our own sound system. We request that bookings are made at least 2 months in advance. Requests for a booking with less than 2 months notice will require approval by the Wildlife Theater Coordinator prior to being finalized.We do not bring live animals with us.
Note: There is a $50 fee for shows outside the 5 boroughs, weekend shows, or private events.
Cool Rainforest Connections! Learn all about rainforest habitats and simple conservation actions that can be taken by any common person.
Polar Opposites Travel the world, top to bottom with Wildlife Theater. Children will learn how polar animals survive and thrive in their different habitats!
Amazing Adventures The Dinosaur Adventure Join our heroes Cope and Marsh as they find out the truth about animal adaptations...some things never change!
Butterfly BoogieJoin Wildlife Theater in exploring our buggy world, including an endearing coming of age tale that explores the special relationship between plants and animals.
Perfectly PenguinEver wonder what YOU can do to protect the planet? Find out when Wildlife Theater takes you into our oceans to explore cause and effect.
Maximum Audience: Performances limited to one class at a time per show.Duration: 25 minutesPrice: $200 per show with a two (2) show minimum booking for same day/location performances ($400 total for 2 shows)
*NEW* Animal Mini-venturesChildren boogie their way through this adventure with puppets, singing and dancing like their favorite animals. Children will explore the life cycle of a butterfly, learn about the hidden shapes in animals, how to identify animals by their sounds and how people and animals aren't really that different after all. In fact, we have a lot in common!
*NEW* Pond Mini-venturesWhat are the magic ingredients for living things to survive? Find out with Frankie the Frog and his friends. Children will "dive" into the pond to learn all about how frogs move, the life cycle of a frog, what frogs like to eat, and what all plants and animals need to survive.
*NEW* Animal ABC'sBack to animal basics in this adventure. Children will explore the letters of the alphabet, the hidden shapes in animals, how to identify animals by their sounds and the many colors of Cam the Chameleon with a fun zoo twist!
Maximum Audience: Performances limited to one class at a time per program. Pre-K 18 children, Kindergarten 25 children, & 1st Grade 35 children.Duration: 45 minutesPrice: $275 per show with a two (2) show minimum booking for same day/location performances ($550 total for 2 shows)
Animal Adventures MedleyLearn basic concepts such as shapes, sounds and locomotion with a zoo twist! Join our puppets and performers as they explore the wonderful world of animals!
Petunia Penguin Goes to School Our costumed character, Petunia Penguin, and polar explorer Admiral Bird transform your students into a team of Antarctic scientists.
Youcan the Toucan Sense of the RainforestUsing their five senses, students experience a unique introduction to the rainforest that features creative drama, storytelling, and puppets.
Frankie the Frog's Pond AdventureLearn what all living things need to survive in this interactive puppet show. Frankie the Frog and friends show the students what life in a pond is really like.
All Auditorium and Classroom programs can be booked as Theater at the Zoo! Note the different maximum audience below.
Duration: *NEW* 3K - Pre-K: 25 minutes/Pre-K - 5th Grades: 45 minutesMaximum Audience: 35 students with 7 chaperonesPrice: $250 per 45 minute performance & $200 per 25 minute performance (includes Zoo general admission)Note: If you book multiple performances, they can only be run one at a time.