Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures (18 months - 5 years)

Early childhood education programs at Roger Williams Park Zoo offer a fun, age-appropriate way for parents and their children ages 18 months to 5 years to discover the natural world together.  Programs run from September through May, and themes change monthly. A new and exciting experience awaits participants at every class!

Early Childhood Opportunities
Our programs are a great way for little ones to discover the natural world.
NEW Digital Preschool Adventures (Ages 3-5) (online)

These programs present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. These virtual programs will include a lesson, activity, and an up-close encounter with one of our education animals live on Zoom. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the duration of the program.

Pricing:

  • Members: $50 for the series
  • Non-Members: $55 for the series
  • Additional Siblings (sharing the same device): $20 for the series

Dates & Times:

May: Animal Athletes

Join us as we learn about the ultimate athletes of the animal kingdom! Together we will test our own skills as we discover some of the best runners, jumpers, swimmers and more.

Class Dates & Times:

Missed the first class, but still interested in joining us? We still have space in our classes! To register, call or email or Registrar, Courtney Stockard at programs@rwpzoo.org or 401-785-3510 ext. 358

Please Note: Children must be accompanied by an Adult for the duration of the program.

If a parent is looking to register siblings who will be sharing the same device, please reach out to us at Programs@rwpzoo.org to receive your discount after registration as a refund.

Pre-registration is required and ends 3 days prior to the start of the series. Refunds are only given if the program is cancelled by the Zoo. Requests to transfer registration to a different day/time must be received at least 48 hours in advance.  A $5 fee will be charged when any change is made.

Participants will be notified 3 days prior to the first class of the scheduled series if a class has to be cancelled due to low enrollment.

Questions? Call us at (401) 785-3510 x 358. or Email at - Programs@rwpzoo.org

 

Preschool Adventures (Ages 3 - 5)

These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together.  Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close encounter with one of our education animals and a walk to an exhibit. Please note this program does not include direct interaction with exhibit animals. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note: Due to the nature of the program and limited space,

  • Additional adults cannot be accommodated.
  • Younger or older siblings cannot be accommodated

Pricing:

  • Members: $14 per child/adult pair
  • Non-members: $42 per child/adult pair

Dates & Themes:

TBD

Please note: These Preschool Adventures programs does not include direct interaction with exhibit animals.

Pre-registration is required and ends 48 hours prior to the program. Refunds are only given if the program is cancelled by the Zoo. Requests to transfer the date of your registration must be received at least 48 hours in advance.  A $5 fee will be charged when any change is made.

Please note that a minimum of 5 program participants is required to run a class. Participants will be notified one week before the scheduled class if a class has to be cancelled due to low enrollment.

Questions? Contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 358.