Zoo Camps

At Elmwood Park Zoo Camps, children old 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 day camp

School’s Day Out Camp allows for children ages 6-8 and 9-13 to spend their day exploring and learning all about Elmwood Park Zoo’s animals. Each day campers will experience educational workshops, animal observations, animal meet and greets, crafts, animal trainings and more. Register Here


Monday, September 10th

Wednesday, September 19th

Tuesday, November 6th

Friday, December 21st

Wednesday, December 26th

Thursday, December 27th

Friday, December 28th



$50/ child for members and  $55/ child for non-members

Before and after care is available; early drop off at 8am ($10/child), late pick-up at 5pm ($10/child)

2019 Summer Camp

At Elmwood Park Zoo Summer camp, children ages 6-11 will explore habits and daily lives of some of the zoo’s wild residents. Each weeklong 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. 

Full Day Camp- 9am - 4pm

Ages 6-8

June 17 – June 21: Fossils, Feathers, and Fangs!

June 24 – June 28: Mythical Creatures and Modern Day Critters

July 22 – July 26: Zoologist in Training

July 29 – August 2: Survivor: Animal Edition

August 5 – August 9: Super Species

Ages 9-11

July 8 – July 12: Junior Zookeeper

July 15 – July 19: Enchanting Beasts and Magical Creatures

August 12 – August 16: Conservation Ranger

August 19- August 23: Junior Zookeeper

$15 fee for early drop-off, $15 late fee for late pick-up

$325/ Member Child per week | $350/Non-Member Child per week

Registration Coming Soon

Register between January 1st and March 1st, 2019 and receive $25 off one week of camp. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. 

Half day Camp- 9am - 12pm

Ages 3-5

June 24 – June 28: Hooray for Habitats

July 15 – July 19: Feathers, Furs, and Scales

August 5 – August 9: Hooray for Habitats

 August 12 – August 16: Feathers, Furs, and Scales

$225/ Member Child per week | $250/Non-Member Child per week

Registration Coming Soon

Day Camp- 9am - 12pm

Ages 6-11

July 1: Adventures in Zoology

July 2: Adventures in Zoology

July 3: Adventures in Zoology

Registration Coming Soon

For more information on camps, contact the

Education Department at 610.277.3825 x235

or email camp@elmwoodparkzoo.org