Make your child's bEARTHday joyful and enriching! Alley Pond Environmental Center's bEARTHday parties are living learning experiences which will be cherished for a lifetime.
2-hour party (40 min. reserved for refreshments & cake) $325 up to 15 participants (20 for additional fee)
3 animal encounters
birthday games & activities
guided nature walk
Your guests will celebrate your child's nature filled birthday party with a live animal presentation, an interactive activity, and a guided walk on the beautiful APEC nature trails. On the day of the party, the birthday child gets to choose the animals that will make a special guest appearance at the party.
*To schedule a birthday, contact Brenda Detweiler at (718) 229-4000
Birthday Blowouts (for ages 8 & up)
Spa Party 2 hours - $375* (up to 15 participants)
Treat your guests to a relaxing spa-like experience inclusive of calming nature sounds, soothing aromatherapy, and a mini massage lesson. Activities include a scenic nature walk, animal therapy, and more. Natural “spa-ssentials” recipes and samples included to take home.
Survivor Party 2 hours - $375* (up to 15 participants)
Do your friends have the skills to survive in the wild together? Come test it out and learn some valuable wilderness skills along the way. Whether you are a survival expert or total newbie you’ll have a blast learning what it means to build a survival team with your group. Activities include games, DIY survival recipes, and more. Backpacks and recipes to take home.
Wild Shindig 2 hours - $375* (up to 15 participants)
Join us on a live nature hunt as we track wildlife through NYC’s most eco-diverse park, Alley Pond. Whatever the season fauna can be tracked with binoculars in hand by looking for signs of movement, shelters, tracks, and even scat. Take home guides and DIY craft included.
*To schedule a birthday party, contact Brenda Detweiler at (718) 229-4000
The environmental center is located in Alley Pond Park, surrounded by lush nature trails where visitors can enjoy NYC's natural landscapes. Guests are welcome to attend one of APEC's many nature oriented programs for all ages and visit the center's animal ambassadors. Please explore our website to learn more and register for programs.