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Zoofari Adventures- Our 5 day summer camp for children ages 4-12 years old. Spend the summer at the Zoo complete with personal Zoo tours and fun filled activities/experiments. Learn More

Junior ZoologistsOur 5 day science intensive summer camp for teens 13-15 years of age. If you are interested in animals and may perhaps seek a Zoo career someday, this is the camp for you. Junior Zoologists explore the world of Zoos, discovering that the animals are just a small portion of the day to day operations.

Act Like an Animal- A 2 week camp for children ages 5-10, presented in partnership with Starlight Theatre. Participants will be spending ½ their day at the Zoo and other with Starlight! So… if you like animals and acting then come “Act like an Animal,”  with all of us this summer. 

Pathfinder Looking for something to do over spring break? Spend 3 days with us at the Zoo. Open to children ages 7-12 years

Polar Quest- Get rid of cabin fever and spend 2 days of your winter break with us at the Zoo. With “cool” experiments and hands-on activities, your 6-12 year olds are sure to have a blast.

Keeper for a Day -  Do you have what it takes to be an animal keeper? Spend a day, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. shadowing one of our education staff to drop in and help various keepers throughout the Zoo doing everything from cleaning exhibits and preparing diets to learning the basics of animal handling and educating visitors about conservation.

Choose your age category, Mini Zookeepers ages 7-12 or Junior Zookeepers ages 13 - 18 and choose your date.  Friends of the Zoo (FOTZ) Members receive a 10% discount off the $143 regular pricing. Be sure to wear khakis shorts or pants and comfortable tennis shoes that you don't mind getting dirty. Each participant will receive: T-shirt, nametag, bottle of water, & lunch. 

Safari Day Camp- No school? No problem. Let your 6-12 year old hang out at the Zoo with this fast pace, hands on learning experience that is sure to be more fun than staying at home or going to day care!