New Outdoor Birthday Party Offerings!

Celebrate your child’s special day and the wonders of nature with a themed party that’s both fun and educational. Our expert Naturalists will provide up-close opportunities for your child and guests to interact with and learn about our animals and our natural world.

Birthday parties are now being offered 7 days a week.  To book a birthday party, call Chloe at (914) 723-3470, or email at

Book your Birthdays Now!

Pricing & Rates

Traditional Birthday Party
(includes animal program & tent rental)
Tent Rental Only$200$300
Animal Program Only (1 hr)$190$190
Alternate Program (see here)variesvaries


How many guests can attend?
Max participants of 30 (includes children and parents).    

Is there an age requirement?
Birthday parties at the Nature Center are best for children ages 3 and up. If you’d like special consideration for a child younger than 3, call to inquire. Note: 3 year old birthday party animal programs are 45 minutes.

Can parties be held indoors?
Birthday parties are being offered outside only at this time. In the case of inclement weather, we will arrange for your party to move indoors.

Are masks required?
Current CDC guidelines advise those who are unvaccinated to continue wearing masks, practice social distancing and sanitize hands often to keep you, other visitors, and our camp groups safe.

Can I use tent space and picnic tables?
Tent space is available for rent at $200 for two hours. Birthday party families can use picnic tables for food and non-alcoholic beverages.

What can I bring?
We ask that food, drinks and party goods be supplied by the host. Please no balloons (as they are not sustainable!) We also ask that you collect all garbage after your party. (We are a carry in, carry out facility.)

Program/animal options?
A one hour animal program is available ($190). Our one hour animal program is an interactive program where kids will see and touch some of the indoor animals (snake, chinchilla, rabbit, ferret, etc.) and then walk over to our Birds of Prey exhibit and Barnyard. you can choose an alternate program

If you’d like another program other than our animal program, please click the link to see what program options are available here. The program fee will be dependent on the type of program, membership status and number of participants. Membership fee is $85 for the year.

Can I reschedule?
In the event of bad weather, the birthday party family can reschedule or request for a refund. See our refund policy here.