Camp BioPark offers adventures for children from pre-school through grade 9. Learn more about camps for pre-schoolers and accompanying adults.
Year-round opportunities to Explore nature at the BioPark with your child. Seasonal sessions are offered on Tuesday or Wednesday! Registration for spring 2017 is live.
Alternates between Zoo, Aquarium, Tingley Beach and Botanic Garden.
Tuesdays or Wednesdays:
- Tuesdays: January 10-April 4, 1-2:30 p.m.
- Wednesdays: January 11-April 5, 9:30-11 a.m.
3-6 (children must be accompanied by adult)
$175 for entire 12-week session. Cost includes one child and one adult. Up to two additional children are $80 each.
Member Discount: NM BioPark Society Members receive a 10 percent discount. Must provide membership information at time of registration.
Group size is limited. Pre-registration is required, and participation is reserved only upon receipt of payment. Registration begins November 2, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
Explore the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden and Tingley Beach with your pre-school child. Each weekly class includes songs, games, crafts, and visits to the BioPark’s exhibits. Join us during the Spring 2016 semester for an exploration of the wonders of North America and the BioPark to learn about Polar Bears, Rattlesnakes, Cactus, Tarantulas, Tarpon and more.
Activities are designed for ages 3-6 and are facilitated with active parent participation. Classes alternate weekly between the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden or Tingley Beach. Registration is now open. If you have questions, call BioPark Education at 505-848-7180.
Pre-school Teacher Ann Gallegos brings more than 30 years of experience in elementary and early childhood education to the program. Her curriculum is specially designed to teach about each continent, plant and animal. Ms. Ann is a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher who sparks imaginations and excites the senses of young students.
Parents from previous BioPark Beginnings classes have some great things to say about their experiences! Here are some of their comments:
- "We loved the structure of the class, the songs, the animal facts, the crafts, and especially Ms. Ann!"
- "I loved the interaction with the kids while learning. The hands on really helped."
- "It’s educational for adults, too."
- “Science info about the kinds of animals and what distinguishes one animal from another. Loved the projects and stories. My child liked the Tingley Beach day the best!”
- “Good structure, organized. The teacher was enthusiastic and patient!”
- “Great learning experience!”
- “Loved seeing the animals we learned about.”
- “Art projects!”
- “Lots of real world examples and experience. (We liked) The crafts. The socializing with peers.”
Refunds are given if requested at least two weeks prior to the start of the first day of class, minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given if requested within the two weeks prior to the first day of class or once classes begin.