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Early Childhood Zoo Explorers

September 20, 2021 10:00 am
September 20, 2021 12:00 pm
Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA   View map
973-731-5800 ext 103


Event Details

Zoo Explorers Program- In Person

Age group: 4 & 5 year olds (without caregiver)

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: The Berson Education Center Classroom at Turtle Back Zoo

Description: Join us as we use movement, stories, games, and crafts for these interactive, science-based lessons to learn about the wonderful and fascinating world of animals. Supervised outings to specific areas of the Zoo that support the lesson are included as weather permits. This is a drop off program. Does not include general zoo admission. Face masks are mandatory for participation in all in-person programs taking place indoors per the Essex County Health Department.

Update: Effective 5/19/2021 Zoo staff and program participants over the age of two are allowed to remove masks in outdoor locations of the zoo. Please share with the teachers whether you wish to allow your Explorer to be maskless during visits into the zoo.

For additional program information, please contact or at 973-731-5800 x103.

SESSIONS: Each session features a different theme, so you can attend one or all three during the season! CLASSES: Each class offered within the same session covers the same content. There are two per month, each with the same content.

 Registration: $30 per child per class. Advanced registration and payment are required.  No refunds for cancellations requested within one week of your registered session.

Program Dates

Fall Dates, registration opens August 1st

Session 1:  Classes on Sunday, September 19 or Monday, September 20

Session 2:  Classes on Sunday, October 17 or Monday, October 18

Session 3:  Classes on Sunday, November 14 or Monday, November 15


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