WCS's Queens Zoo Offers Exciting Winter Camp Program for Kids
Educational, fun activities are planned to get youngsters excited about nature
Flushing, N.Y. – Nov. 9, 2011 – The Wildlife Conservation
Society’s Queens Zoo is hosting an educational winter camp for children ages 6
to 10 on Wednesday and Thursday, December 28 and 29.
The Queens Zoo is all
outdoors and is especially beautiful during the fall and winter months and is a
particularly scenic place for kids to learn about animals and nature. Games,
crafts and other activities will introduce kids to the world of animals and the
No zoo camp would be
complete without a meet-and-greet with the animal residents. Participants will
learn how animals native to North and South America adapt to winter weather at animal
presentations in the zoo’s education classroom.
Winter camp will be held Wednesday
and Thursday, December 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members: $125;
For more information about
winter camp or other Queens Zoo education programs, visit www.queenszoo.com or contact the zoo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-271-7361.
Barbara Russo 718-265-3428; email@example.com
Max Pulsinelli 718-220-5182; firstname.lastname@example.org
saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global
conservation, education and the management of the world’s largest system of
urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities
change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans
living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to
the integrity of life on Earth.
The Wildlife Conservation
Society’s Queens Zoo – Open every day of the year. Admission
is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 65 and older, $5 for kids 3-12, free for
children under 3. Zoo hours are 10am to 5pm weekdays, and 10am – 5:30pm
weekends, April through October, and 10am – 4:30pm daily, November through
April. The Queens Zoo is located at 53-51 111th Street in Flushing Meadow’s Corona
Park in Queens. For further
information, call 718-271-1500 or visit www.queenszoo.com.
Note to the Media: If you would like to guide your readers or viewers to a Web link where
they can make donations in support of helping save wildlife and wild places,
please direct them to wcs.org