Turtle Back Zoo

On Wednesday, October 19th RCDN will be going on a school trip to Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ.

School will not be in session. Siblings are welcome to come!

A school bus will be provided for families at no additional cost on a first come basis. Due to insurance reasons, siblings are not allowed to ride on the school bus. Three year old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on the bus. Four year old students may ride the bus on their own with their teacher. Whoever rides the bus to the zoo must return to the school on the bus.

or Families may drive their own vehicles to the zoo by following the school bus or getting directions from the zoo website: www.turtlebackzoo.com.

Dress Code:
All RCDN students must wear their school t-shirt.

There is a cafe at the zoo for families to purchase food and beverages or families can brown bag their lunch.

Departure and return times:
Those attending the trip should arrive at school no later than 9:00am so we can begin boarding the bus for a 9:15am departure in order to arrive at the zoo for  the 10:00am opening. Families driving their own vehicles and not following the bus should plan to arrive at the zoo no later than 10:00am.(You do not need to report to school.) We will begin boarding the buses at 12:45pm to return back to school by 1:30pm.

All students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on this trip.

Admission to the zoo for all children and adults is $6.00 (Children under 2 years old are free)

This is non-refundable payment(the school must pay in advance to receive special pricing.)

The zoo is  home to many  animals as well as offering other attractions such as a train ride, a playground, educational classes, pony rides(extra cost $2.00 a ride) and a carousel(extra cost $2.00 a ride).

The school can purchase  tickets for the carousel in advance. If your child would like to ride the carousel, please indicate that on the order form.

DEAD LINE for payment : Friday, October 7th

Rutherford Coop,
Sep 25, 2011, 6:10 PM