Summer Camp 2020: Ages 6-8

Ages 6-8

June 29- July 3: Super Species Week-SOLD OUT

Are you fast like the Flash? Are you strong like Wonder Woman? As smart as Iron Man? Put your superpowers to the test as we learn about a different super power each day. The animal kingdom is full of animals with superpowers, too! This week of camp will feature fun games and activities to test out your super skills, and campers will meet some of these superpowered animals every day. Campers will even learn ways to help defeat some of Earth’s mightiest villains, like pollution and extinction. Come join us as we save the day and save the planet!

July 6-10: Zoologist in Training-SOLD OUT

Plunge into the world of zoology by studying the habitats and behaviors of our zoo animals. Design enrichment and puzzles for our animals and even learn all about animal training! Campers will observe our zoo animals and discover what animals need to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. Campers will even create their very own kind of animal. This week of camp will feature guest talks by our animal professionals here at the zoo.

July 20-24: Survivor: Animal Edition-SOLD OUT

Animals of all shapes and sizes have special adaptations to help them survive in the wild. Explore how animals defend themselves, stay warm in the cold or cool in the heat, all while meeting animals up close and exploring the animals we have here at Elmwood Park Zoo. Campers will engage in team building and creating projects to find out what animals really need to survive the wilderness. This week will feature a different team challenge each day, but no worries, no one gets voted off this island!

August 3-7: Mythical Creatures and Modern Day Critters-SOLD OUT

What do hippogriffs and dragons have in common with real life lizards and birds? Where did the story of the unicorn come from? Join us as we discover how magical creatures may not be so different from the animals we know and love! This week campers will meet live animals up close and learn how we can protect animals from becoming just myths and legends.

August 17-21: Junior Zookeeper-SOLD OUT

Ever wonder what it takes to be a zookeeper? Join us for a week of experiencing all the fun of being a keeper! Campers will get hands on experience prepping animal diets and learning how to train an animal. This week will feature guest talks by some of our Education and Animal Care Keepers and some close up animal encounters. A love and excitement for animals is required, khakis are not.

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

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