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.

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!

Ages 6-13


Monday, September 28- Yom Kippur

Tuesday, November 3- Election Day

Monday, December 28- Winter Break

Tuesday, December 29- Winter Break

Wednesday, December 30- Winter Break

Monday, January 18- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, March 29- Spring Break

Tuesday, March 30- Spring Break

Wednesday, March 31- Spring Break

Thursday, April 1- Spring Break

Friday, April 2- Spring Break

Monday, April 5- Easter Monday


$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