Zoo Camps

At Elmwood Park Zoo Camps, children enjoy a fun and educational experience learning about and interacting with many of the zoo’s resident collection. They gain knowledge and understanding in what it takes to be a zookeeper, and they make friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

2021 Summer Camp

Each weeklong Summer Camp includes a lot of learning and fun, with crafts, stories, snacks, animal visitors, and in-depth tours of the zoo. Regular summer zoo events and shows are incorporated into camp each week. Click on the categories below to find a full list of dates and themes.

School's out camp

At Schools Out Camp, children ages 6-13 will explore habits and the daily lives of some of the zoo’s wild residents. Each day camp includes hands on educational workshops, animal observations, animal meet and greets, crafts, and more!

School’s Day Out Camp is sold out. To be placed on a waitlist please email mhadley@elmwoodparkzoo.org.

Ages 6-13


Monday, March 29- Spring Break Sold Out

Tuesday, March 30- Spring Break Sold Out

Wednesday, March 31- Spring Break Sold Out

Thursday, April 1- Spring Break Sold Out

Friday, April 2- Spring Break Sold Out

Monday, April 5- Easter Monday Sold Out

$50/Member Child per day | $55/Non-Member Child per day

If you’re having issues registering, please email camp@elmwoodparkzoo.org.

Early drop off and late pick up is available for an added cost.  Early drop off is at 8:00am for $15/child per day, and late pick up is at 5:00pm for $15/child per day.

For more information on camps, contact the

Education Department at 610.277.3825 x234

or email camp@elmwoodparkzoo.org