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!

All School’s Out Day Camp and Spring Break Camp purchases are final. Refunds are not available.


Ages 6-12

9:00AM – 3:30PM 

Monday, March 25 – Spring Break

Tuesday, March 26 – Spring Break

Wednesday, March 27 – Spring Break

Thursday, March 28 – Spring Break

Friday, March 29 – Spring Break

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

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.

Cancellations made prior to April 1st are eligible for a 50% refund; purchases made during our holiday sales in December 2023 are excluded and not eligible for any refund. Cancellations made after April 1st are not eligible for refund.

13-15 year old Workshops

Full Day Camp- 9am - 3:30pm

Yearly Member: $525

Non-Member: $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

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