K-6th Grade Camps

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1st-6th Grade – Three-Day Camps

Winter and fall at the zoo are unlike any other time of year! Whether you love our summer camp or are new to the zoo and want to try our programs, we hope you will join us for these three-day camps! Campers will explore the zoo, learn about the animals, participate in games and crafts and even get up close and personal with some of our animal ambassadors!

Fall Camp, $145

Local Animal Heroes!
The fun doesn’t have to stop when you are out of school, join us for our all new fall camp at the Sacramento Zoo! We have so many fascinating and important species in North America, California, and even right here in Sacramento! Join us this week to learn all about these local animal heroes and the important roles they play in the ecosystems around us!

November 19, 20 & 21
10 am to 3 pm daily
*Optional paid after-care available 3 to 4 pm
*Sacramento Zoo Members receive a $10 discount

Register for Fall Camp


Winter Camp, $145

December 27, 28 & 29
and/or January 2, 3 & 4
10 am to 3 pm daily
*Optional paid after-care available 3 to 4 pm
*Sacramento Zoo Members receive a $10 discount

Primate Pals (December 27-29)
Swing on over to the zoo this winter to become an expert primatologist! We will learn all about the differences between monkeys, apes and lemurs as well as all the traits that make these animals so special!

What’s for Lunch? (January 2-4)
Omnivores, carnivores and herbivores, oh my! This week we will learn about all these and more! Take a close-up look at animal teeth, investigate some animal diets and even figure out what a frugivore eats. Come on down to the zoo-just don’t forget to eat breakfast first! These meals are only for the animals.

Registration opens Tuesday, November 13 at noon.


K-6th Grade – Summer Camps

Zoo camp is meant to be a fun experience and should never feel like school. We also feel that providing this fun and exciting atmosphere gives us a unique opportunity to reach kids and inspire them to care about wildlife, wild spaces and to act to protect them.

2018 Camp Schedule

Dates and details will be posted early 2019.

Half-day Camps, $165

Half day camps are Monday – Friday, 9 am to noon and are designed for students entering the indicated grade in the fall.

Kindergarten (Red) 
1st – 2nd Grade (Yellow)

Full-day Camps, $275*

*Specialty classes may have an added cost

Full-day camps are Monday – Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and are designed for students entering the indicated grades in the fall.

1st – 2nd Grade (Green)
3rd – 4th Grade (Blue)

5th – 6th Grade (Purple)
7th – 9th Grade (Silver)

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