Explorers' Party 2014

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On behalf of the Wildlife Conservation Society,
Event Co-Chairs:
Kathryn Beal, Sharon Jacob, Amy Smith, Suzanne Wolden
and the Explorers’ Party Committee 
invite you and your family to join us for the 21st annual

Explorers’ Party
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Central Park Zoo
Fifth Avenue at 64th Street 

Enjoy a Family-Friendly Buffet Dinner, a Sea Lion Feeding, Educational Crafts and Activities, an Exclusive Wildlife Theater Performance, and more!

Thank you to the following families
for your generous support of the Explorers' Party:

Sea Lions
Kathryn and Bruce Beal
Wendy and Matt Cherwin
Kathleen and David Glaymon
Margaret Munzer Loeb and Daniel Loeb
Jodi Richard and Dwight Merriman 

Snow Monkeys
Lisa and Jeff Blau
Brian Frank and Lauren Reiss Frank
Jessie and Tim Kisling
Allison and Roberto Mignone
Nanar and Tony Yoseloff


For more information, please contact Michelle Petrone at 718.741.1639 or mpetrone@wcs.org
Names will be held at the door.  Tickets are non-refundable.
This event will take place rain or shine.


                                  Featured Sponsor:

                               New York Presbyterian Logo

 Musical Entertainment provided by MME      

Explorers' MME Logo

Snow Leopard Package- $25,000
($18,447 is tax-deductible)

  • Verbal recognition of your family at the event
  • Early event admission
  • Portrait with Costumed Characters
  • Recognition for sponsoring two prime activities
  • Two reserved tables at the event
  • Twenty Explorers’ Party Tickets
  • Ten "Throw a Fish" Raffle Tickets
  • Recognition on the event web page, event signage and printed program
  • Two tickets to WCS’s Spring Gala on June 12
  • One WCS Patron Membership which includes unlimited park admission
  • Private tour of the Bronx Zoo and lunch for six 
  • Listing in WCS Annual Report

Sea Lion Package -$10,000 ($9,201 is tax-deductible)

  • Portrait with Costumed Characters
  • Recognition for sponsoring a prime activity 
  • Reserved table at the event
  • Fifteen Explorers’ Party Tickets
  • Eight "Throw a Fish" Raffle Tickets
  • Recognition on the event web page and event signage
  • One WCS Family Premium Membership
  • Private tour of the Bronx Zoo for six 
  • Listing in WCS Annual Report 

Penguin Package - $7,500 ($6,900 is tax-deductible)

  • Recognition for sponsoring an activity
  • Reserved table at the event
  • Twelve Explorers’ Party Tickets
  • Six "Throw a Fish" Raffle Tickets
  • Recognition on the event web page
  • Listing in WCS Annual Report

Snow Monkey Package – $5,000 ($4,500 is tax-deductible)

  • Reserved table at the event
  • Ten Explorers’ Party Tickets
  • Five "Throw a Fish" Raffle Tickets
  • Recognition on the event web page
  • Listing in WCS Annual Report

Lemur Package – $2,500 ($2,068 is tax-deductible)

  • Eight Explorers’ Party Tickets 
  • Four "Throw a Fish" Raffle Tickets
  • Eight Tickets to the 4-D Theater for another visit 

Macaw Package – $1,000 ($700 is tax-deductible)

  • Six Explorers’ Party Tickets
  • Three "Throw a Fish" Raffle Tickets

Family Package – $500 ($300 is tax-deductible)

  • Five Explorers’ Party Tickets

Individual Adult Ticket – $150 ($110 is tax-deductible)

Individual Child Ticket – $85 ($45 is tax deductible) 

Throw a Fish to the Sea Lions
Raffle tickets are available at $20 each for a chance to throw a fish during the event sea lion feed.  One winner will be pulled and notified prior to the event.  All non-winners will be entered to win one of the many other fun prizes at the event.

Special Opportunities for Kids 8-14 years old
Space is limited.  Early registration is essential!

  • Penguin Behind-the-Scenes (ages 8 to 12)
    Enjoy this unique hands-on opportunity to work alongside our expert animal keepers with an exclusive up-close view of the Central Park Zoo’s penguin exhibit. Learn about WCS’s penguin conservation work happening around the globe and how WCS cares for the penguins right here at the Central Park Zoo.  (20 minutes)  6:30p.m. / $75 per child
  • Instagram Scavenger Hunt (ages 10 to 14)
    Travel with your team through the Central Park Zoo on an exciting scavenger hunt. Capture photos from a list of clues and earn points for your team.  The team with the most points will win a prize!  A smart phone with the Instagram app is required for each child. (45 minutes)  6:30 p.m. / $40 per child 

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Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We're sorry, the deadline for buying tickets for this event has passed.