School & Camp Groups

Make your classroom an entire Zoo with a self-led field trip!

FREE Limited Admission for NYC Schools applies to formal education facilities, camps, registered day care centers and other youth programs located within the five boroughs of New York City. All other student groups outside of NYC receive SPECIAL ticket rates. Rates apply to groups of 10 or more people aged 3 and over, in grades K-12.

Bronx Zoo Admission
*includes Star Attractions

Limited Admission

NYC School Students & Chaperones $10


Non-NYC School Students & Chaperones $15 $10

Not booking a field trip, but still have 10 or more people? Go to our group sales page for discounted group ticket prices.

Returning Group?

Groups will be able to request their self-led fieldtrip directly on our website, check back soon for updates.


Chaperone policy

School and camp groups are required to provide a minimum of 1 adult chaperone for every 10 children (under age 18), and chaperones must remain with their group at all times. Arranging for any child to explore the park unsupervised by an adult chaperone is prohibited and may lead to loss of future visit privileges.


$22 per car/ $24 per bus. All buses must park in the Southern Boulevard parking lot, unless otherwise directed. Please note that bus parking is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis.

Group Sales Policies & Procedures

  • All group ticket orders receive (1) one complimentary ticket per every 20 tickets purchased.
  • All group ticket orders must be reserved and paid in full at least (2) two weeks prior to the expected visit date. Walk up groups are not permitted.
  • There are NO REFUNDS on deposits or full payment. Reservations may be rescheduled with at least 24 hours’ notice, revisions to group orders will be subject to capacity restrictions and administrative fees. WCS parks are open rain or shine and no refunds are issued due to inclement weather.
  • Purchase Orders are not considered a form of payment. Actual payment must be received prior to your group's scheduled visit date. Exception: NYC Board of Education Purchase Orders will be accepted as long as an approved copy is received by Group Sales prior to your group's scheduled visit date.
  • Any unused pre-paid tickets may be exchanged for OPEN EXCHANGE ADMISSION VOUCHERS. Admission vouchers are valid for one year and will not be extended past their expiration date.
  • WCS is not liable for any lost, stolen, or damaged tickets. Therefore, tickets will not be replaced and no refund will be given.
  • Member benefits cannot be used in combination with a Group Sales reservation. Member benefits apply to households & eligible guests only. To prevent the misuse of a Membership, we kindly ask that WCS Members please adhere to this policy.

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