Zoo Camps

Children love our fun and educational Zoo Camps! They gain knowledge and understanding in what it takes to be a zookeeper, and they make friends and memories that last a lifetime.

School's out Day camp

Our School’s Out Day Camps are designed to get your kids out and about on their school holidays. Each day camp includes hands on educational workshops, animal observations, animal meet and greets, crafts, and more!

Ages 6-12

9:00AM – 3:30PM 

Wednesday, December 27

Thursday, December 28 SOLD OUT

Friday, December 29 SOLD OUT

Monday, January 15
Friday, February 16
Monday, February 19 

Members: $60/Day
Non-Members: $65/Day

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 4:30pm for $15/child per day.

Registration issues? Email us at camp@elmwoodparkzoo.org

Holiday Sale – Save 10% when you register your child for our 2024 Summer Camps.

Prices are already reduced to their sale levels- no discount code is required. Sale ends on December 15th at 11:59pm. Sale does not include School’s Out Day Camp. Refunds are not available for cancelled registrations purchased during this sale.

2024 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.

13-15 year old Workshops

Full Day Camp- 9am - 3:30pm

Yearly Member: $472.50 $525

Non-Member: $495 $550

June 24-28: Zookeeping 101
July 8-12: Animal Training and Behavior
July 22-26: Wildlife Conservation
August 5-9: Enrichment Engineering and Design
Week 10 August 19-23: Zookeeping 101

10% off

Early drop off and late pick up is available for 9-12 year old camp at an additional cost.  Early drop off is at 8:00am- 8:30am for $15/child per day, and late pick up is at 4:00pm-5:00pm for $15/child per day.

Pre-registration is required.

For more information on camps, contact the Education Department at 610.277.3825 x234 or email camp@elmwoodparkzoo.org