Summer ZooCamps 2017

Get ready for a summer camp experience your child will never forget.

ZooCamp has an adventure waiting for everyone!

  • ZooCamps run June to August, for kids age 4-11.
  • Attend half-day, full-day and multi-day themed camps. 
  • Enjoy up-close animal encounters, play games, make crafts and tour the Zoo.
  • Ride the Savannah Express Train or Sanford Carrousel
  • Receive a free ZooCamp t-shirt

For additional information, download and review the ZooCamp policies.

Click here for a printable Summer ZooCamp 2017 schedule.

 

 

Summer ZooCamp 2017 Schedule

Camps for 4 - 6 year olds

Habitat Trek (5 full days) - $170 for Zoo members / $200 for non-members
From the Australian outback to the Amazon rainforest, join us as we explore the wild places of the world!

July 31-August 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Animal Senses (5 half days) – $93.50 for Zoo members / $110 for non-members
What big eyes, and ears, and noses animals have! Come see, smell, and hear the animals at the Zoo!

June 5-9, mornings (9 a.m. - noon)
July 10-14, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

Animal Doctors (3 half days) – $63.75 for Zoo members / $75 for non-members
Creatures big and small need a doctor now and then. Find out how our zoo vet helps keep them all well!

June 21-23, mornings (9 a.m. - noon)
July 5-7, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
July 17-19, mornings (9 a.m. - noon)
July 26-28, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

Curious About Carnivores (full day) – $46.75 for Zoo members / $55 for non-members
Discover tigers and cheetahs, eagles and alligators as we venture out to meet the meat-eaters.

June 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
July 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Nighttime Ninjas (half day) – $25.50 for Zoo members / $30 for non-members
Uncover the secrets of red pandas, snow leopards, and other animals that sneak through the night.

July 20, morning (9 a.m. – noon)
July 27, morning (9 a.m. – noon)

Animal Olympics (half day) – $25.50 for Zoo members / $30 for non-members
Leap like a lemur, slither like a snake and climb like a koala as we discover animal movement.

July 26, morning (9 a.m. – noon)
July 28, morning (9 a.m. – noon)

        

Camps for 7-8 year olds

Animal Architect (5 full days) - $170 for Zoo members / $200 for non-members
Discover all of the science, engineering and tech it takes to design and create your own Zoo exhibit!

June 26-30, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Keeper Camp (5 half days) – $93.50 for Zoo members / $110 for non-members
Training? Enrichment? Find out all about what it takes to give our animals world-class care!

June 5-9, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
August 7-11, mornings (9 a.m. - noon)

Vet Camp (3 half days) – $63.75 for Zoo members / $75 for non-members
How does a zoo vet medicate a meerkat or x-ray a turtle? Join us and find out!

June 21-23, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
July 5-7, mornings (9 a.m. - noon)

Outback Adventure (full day) – $46.75 for Zoo members / $55 for non-members
Kangaroos, emus, koalas, oh my! Travel down under and explore the unique wildlife of Australia.

July 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
July 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Camps for 9-11 year olds

Biomimicry Basics (5 full days) - $170 for Zoo members / $200 for non-members
Discover the science of biomimicry and see how the natural world inspires new technology and design

June 12-16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Keeper 101 (5 half days) – $93.50 for Zoo members / $110 for non-members
Go beyond cleaning and feeding to discover all the ins and outs of caring for our animal collection.

July 10-14, mornings (9 a.m. - noon)
August 7-11, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

Zoo Medicine (3 half days) – $63.75 for Zoo members / $75 for non-members
Explore what it takes to keep zoo animals of all shapes and sizes healthy.

July 17-19, afternoons (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

Enrichment Engineers (full day) – $46.75 for Zoo members / $55 for non-members
Join us as we learn about animal enrichment and how we make the animals’ lives more fun!

June 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
July 24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.