Zoo Camps

Your Zoo’s Education Department offers awesome camps throughout the year involving both fun and learning!

Winter Camps and Zoo Academy 2021

Zoo Academy

Weekday experiences during the school year

Zoo Academy is a new program that provides in person experiences at the Zoo and is ideal for students with at home and hybrid schooling. Elementary-aged children will explore science topics and learning standards in a fun, camp-like setting. Single day sessions are Tuesdays and Fridays in January and February, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., with topics rotating throughout the season. In addition to learning about life science, participants will engage in arts and crafts, reading, creative writing, and active games and songs. Come join the fun!

Please review all of our steps to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in the first steps of the registration. This includes all staff and participants wearing face coverings throughout the experiences.

Dates: Tuesdays and Fridays in January and February
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: recommended for 5-12 years
Participant Cost: $50 for members/day; $60 for non-members/day

Each week will feature a new theme for the lessons, activities, and games with each day being unique. Themes will repeat throughout the fall but with new activities. Each day will include time for quiet activities provided by the Zoo. Participants can bring school assignments to do at this time.

Winter Camps

Join us for some camp fun this winter. Your child will meet animals, play games, make crafts, and explore the Zoo.

Please review all of our steps to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in the first steps of the registration. This includes all staff and participants wearing face coverings throughout the experiences.

Winter camps are recommended for ages 5-12

Members: $45 per day
Non-members: $50 per day

January 18 – Warming Up Winter Camp
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grab your coat and join us as we discover how animals live in the cold weather. Migrate with a herd of reindeer, hibernate with our grizzly bears, or tough it out with our wolves.

February 13– Growing Wild Camp
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Discover how some of the zoos plants and animals grow! Visit the museum of science to view our orchid show and discover how our animal babies around the zoo grow and play!

February 15 – Zoo Animal Rescue Camp
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Would you like to lend a helping hand, paw, flipper or fin? Join us in this fun camp about caring for animals. Discover what the zoo is doing to help animals at the zoo, in your own backyard, and around the world!

Summer Safari Camp 2021

Summer Safari Camp

June – August

Join the Adventure this summer at your Zoo’s Summer Camps! From an “African Safari” to “Under the Sea”, there is so much fun to discover each week. Camps available for ages 4-15.

Summer Safari Camps are weeklong experiences featuring fun live animals, games, activities and crafts.

  • Each camper receives 2 t-shirts, water bottle and daily snack.
  • Camps run 9 a.m. — 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
  • Before and after camp care is available for an additional fee. Before Camp is $30 per week and After Camp is $45 per week.

Membership Means More! – Members, save an additional $10 when you register for weeklong camps through January 31.

Camp Listings by Week 2021

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June 7 - 11

The Littlest Zookeeper

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

The Fast and the Furriest

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Africa Safari

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Animal Detectives

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK I

Ages 9 to 11
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Animal Behavior

Ages 8+
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $225, Non-Members $275

June 14 &-18

Color It Wild

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Under the Sea

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Wild Artist

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

ZooVenture Camp!

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK II

Ages 12 to 15
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Master Builder

Ages 8+
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $225, Non-Members $275

June 21 - 25

Animal Sing-a-long

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Call of the Wild

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

The Fast and the Furriest

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Wild Artist

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK I

Ages 9 to 11
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Saving Species

Ages 10+
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $225, Non-Members $275

June 28 - July 2

Animal Babies

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Fur, Feathers and Scales

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Under the Sea

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Animal Detectives

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK II

Ages 12 to 15
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Leaders of the Pack

Ages 12+
Time: Mon Tues Fri 9am - 3pm, Wed Thur  5pm - 10am
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

July 12 - 16

The Littlest Zookeeper

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Africa Safari

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Paws, Jaws and Claws

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Call of the Wild

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK I

Ages 9 to 11
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Animal Behavior

Ages 8+
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $225, Non-Members $275

July 19 - 23

Color It Wild

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Fur, Feathers and Scales

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Wild Artist

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

ZooVenture Camp!

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK II

Ages 12 to 15
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Leaders of the Pack

Ages 12+
Time: Mon Tues Fri 9am - 3pm, Wed Thur  5pm - 10am
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

July 26 - 30

Animal Sing-a-long

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Paws, Jaws and Claws

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Animal Detectives

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

The Fast and the Furriest

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK I

Ages 9 to 11
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Master Builder

Ages 8+
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $225, Non-Members $275

August 2 - 6

Animal Babies

Ages 4 and 5
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: Members $145, Non-Members $170

Under the Sea

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

Africa Safari

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

ZooVenture Camp!

Ages 6 to 10
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $195, Non-Members $245

JZK II

Ages 12 to 15
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $300, Non-Members $350

Saving Species

Ages 10+
Time: 9am - 3pm
Price: Members $225, Non-Members $275

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