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the Must Do Zoo

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Experience the must do zoo

Zoo Camps

The Toledo Zoo’s Education Department offers excellent camps throughout the year that involve both fun and learning!

Summer Safari Camp 2018

Sponsored by Toby & Sue Cardone and the Cardone Financial Group

Summer Safari Camps are week-long 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. to 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
• Before and after camp care is available for an additional fee.
• To register, please select the dates below.

Please contact us with any questions.

Questions?

June 4-8


4-5 Year Olds

Born to Be Wild
Discover the Zoo's residents and how they grow up

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Animal Detectives
Solve mysteries by searching for the evidence that animals leave behind.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Catch Me If You Can
Explore ways animals keep themselves safe from predators.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Wild Artist (ages 6-7)
Let’s create wild art!

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper I (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for reptiles, elephants, and small mammals.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Conservation Explorers (ages 11-14)
Take a trip into the field for first-hand conservation.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

June 11-15


4-5 Year Olds

Movin’ & Groovin’
Learn all the different ways our resident animals get around.

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Enrichment & Training (ages 8-10)
Learn how our staff interacts with animals to maintain their well-being.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online

Zoo Olympics
Go for the gold in this camp about the champions of the animal kingdom.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Around the World
Experience exotic animals found all over the world.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper II (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for Arctic animals, birds, and the Aquarium.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Leaders of the Pack (12-15)
Learn how to lead on the Aerial Adventure Course and even spend a night in the Aquarium!

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

9 a.m.-3 p.m. (M,T,F) and Overnight Adventure (W 6 p.m.-Th 10 a.m.)

Register Online

Fishing Camp (ages 8-13)
Enjoy fishing on Lake Erie and at other local spots.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

June 18-22


4-5 Year Olds

Once Upon a Zoo
Watch your favorite fairy tale animals come to life in this exciting story safari.

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Call of the Wild
Explore the many different ways animals talk to each other!

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Animal Detectives
Solve mysteries by searching for the evidence that animals leave behind.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

New! Zoo TV (ages 8-10)
See what life is like at the Zoo behind the lens of a camera.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper I (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for reptiles, elephants, and small mammals.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Conservation Explorers (ages 11-14)
Take a trip into the field for first-hand conservation.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

June 25-29


4-5 Year Olds

Born to Be Wild
Discover the Zoo's residents and how they grow up

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Around the World
Experience exotic animals found all over the world.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Catch Me If You Can
Explore ways animals keep themselves safe from predators.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Enrichment & Training (ages 8-10)
Learn how our staff interacts with animals to maintain their well-being.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper II (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for Arctic animals, birds, and the Aquarium.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Fishing Camp (ages 11-14)
Enjoy fishing on Lake Erie and at other local spots.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

July 9-13


4-5 Year Olds

Movin’ & Groovin’
Learn all the different ways our resident animals get around.

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Rainforest Rangers
Join us on this journey through the jungle.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Animal Detectives
Solve mysteries by searching for the evidence that animals leave behind.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

New! Zoo TV (ages 8-10)
See what life is like at the Zoo behind the lens of a camera.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online

Fishing Camp (ages 8-10)
Enjoy fishing on Lake Erie and at other local spots.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper I (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for reptiles, elephants, and small mammals.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

July 16-20


4-5 Year Olds

Once Upon a Zoo
Watch your favorite fairy tale animals come to life in this exciting story safari.

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Call of the Wild
Explore the many different ways animals talk to each other!

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Zoo Olympics
Go for the gold in this camp about the champions of the animal kingdom.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Enrichment & Training (ages 8-10)
Learn how our staff interacts with animals to maintain their well-being.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper II (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for Arctic animals, birds, and the Aquarium.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Leaders of the Pack (12-15)
Learn how to lead on the Aerial Adventure Course and even spend a night in the Aquarium!

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

9 a.m.-3 p.m. (M,T,F) and Overnight Adventure (W 6 p.m.-Th 10 a.m.)”

Register Online

July 23-27


4-5 Year Olds

Born to Be Wild
Discover the Zoo's residents and how they grow up

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Rainforest Rangers
Join us on this journey through the jungle.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Around the World
Experience exotic animals found all over the world.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Wild Artist (ages 6-7)
Let’s create wild art!

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper I (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for reptiles, elephants, and small mammals.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Fishing Camp (ages 11-14)
Learn the basics and participate in a fishing derby!

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

July 30 - August 3


4-5 Year Olds

Movin’ & Groovin’
Learn all the different ways our resident animals get around.

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Zoo Olympics
Go for the gold in this camp about the champions of the animal kingdom.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Catch Me If You Can
Explore ways animals keep themselves safe from predators.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

Enrichment & Training (ages 8-10)
Learn how our staff interacts with animals to maintain their well-being.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper II (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for Arctic animals, birds, and the Aquarium.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Leaders of the Pack (12-15)
Learn how to lead on the Aerial Adventure Course and even spend a night in the Aquarium!

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

9 a.m.-3 p.m. (M,T,F) and Overnight Adventure (W 6 p.m.-Th 10 a.m.)

Register Online

August 6 - 10


4-5 Year Olds

Once Upon a Zoo
Watch your favorite fairy tale animals come to life in this exciting story safari.

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online


6-10 Year Olds

Rainforest Rangers
Join us on this journey through the jungle.

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online

New! Zoo TV (ages 8-10)
See what life is like at the Zoo behind the lens of a camera.

$195/Member
$245/Non-Member

Register Online

Call of the Wild
Explore the many different ways animals talk to each other!

$180/Member
$230/Non-Member

Register Online


11-15 Year Olds

Junior Zookeeper I (ages 11-14)
Explore how our keepers care for reptiles, elephants, and small mammals.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

Conservation Explorers (ages 11-14)
Take a trip into the field for first-hand conservation.

$300/Member
$350/Non-Member

Register Online

August 13-17


4-5 Year Olds

Born to Be Wild
Discover the Zoo's residents and how they grow up

$135/Member
$160/Non-Member

9 a.m. - noon

Register Online

August 13-17 (Individual Days)


Monday, August 13

Powerful Predators
Large teeth, sharp talons, long leaps and strong muscles are just a few of the things that make up some of the world’s best predators. From the Great White Shark to the Polar Bear, find out who comes out on top!

$35/Member
$40/Non-Member

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Tuesday, August 14

Animal Giants
How much does an elephant weigh? How tall is a giraffe? How long is a python? Get the answers to these questions and find out the largest of the animal world!

$35/Member
$40/Non-Member

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Wednesday, August 15

Polar Opposites
It is a world of extremes! From the North Pole to the South Pole and everything in between, this planet is full of many different habitats. From rain every day to rain a few times a year, from the tallest mountains to the lowest valleys, animals find a way to survive.

$35/Member
$40/Non-Member

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Thursday, August 16

Animal Ninja Warriors
Their jaw-dropping talents will amaze you! From stealthy cats to kicking cassowaries, discover the creatures that have what it takes to call themselves animal ninja warriors!

$35/Member
$40/Non-Member

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Friday, August 17

Fins, Flippers, and Feathers
Animals are the best swimmers! Dive in as we look at the animals who call the water their home.

$35/Member
$40/Non-Member

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.



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