7th-9th Grade – Summer Camps
7th through 9th graders who are ready for the next level experience at the zoo will love these in-depth classes during the summer. We offer 5-day camps, and single day career classes with hands-on experience!
We are postponing our summer camp registration until further notice. If you would like to be on our camp mailing list, please follow this link and add your contact information. Thank you for your continued support of our Education Programs.
Summer camp scholarships are available for all camps and classes. Click here to learn more.
Silver Class: 7th – 9th, 5-day camp, $280
Silver classes are Monday – Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, and are for students entering 7th-9th grade in the Fall.
Zoo Veterinarian Tag Along: 1-day, $85
Vet tag along classes are 9 am to noon. Campers will go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Dr. Murray E. Fowler Veterinary Hospital to see treatment rooms, radiology and practice utilizing standard veterinary devices. They’ll get hands on experience with some tools of the trade during mock hospital exams.
7th-12th Grade – Spring & Fall
The popular Keeper Tag Along classes are happening during the spring and fall. Keeper tags are 3-hour special, behind-the-scenes classes that expose campers to exactly what is involved in taking care of exotic animals.
Check back in later for more information and registration dates.
Teen Volunteers & Camp Counselors
Ages 13 to 19
Teens can explore animal-related careers while gaining work experience. As part of our summer camp and year-round Zoo Teen programs, teen volunteers help teach children and families about the animals, the environment and conservation. Visit the Teen Volunteer page, to sign up.