Summer Camp 2020: Ages 9-12

Ages 9-12

June 22-26: Junior Zookeeper-SOLD OUT

Does your camper want to work with animals some day? Come explore the world of zookeeping with our Junior Zookeeper camp! Campers will meet and chat with professionals in the zoo field, including our zookeepers, education staff, veterinary staff, and more. Each day of the week will focus on a different aspect of zookeeping and what it takes to care for our zoo animals. Campers will make enrichment, learn about animal diet and training, and meet some of our animals up close and personal. Although khakis are no required, a love for animals is encouraged!

July 13-17: Conservation Ranger-SOLD OUT

Animals need our help! Learn about some of the endangered and threatened animals we have here at the zoo and all about what the zoo is doing to help these species. Campers will dive into the world of conservation and discover ways to help save wildlife in their own backyards. This week features S.T.E.M based projects that will spark creativity and excitement, and every camper will learn their one thing to help save the planet.

July 27-31: Survivor: Wildlife ChallengeSOLD OUT

Sail away onto Zoo Camp Island this summer! Through team challenges every day, and S.T.E.M oriented projects, campers will learn how animals adapt to survive the wilderness. Every exciting new day will focus on a different animal adaptation and will feature up-close animal greets, swashbuckling activities, and team building games. Don’t miss out on this adventure filled week!

August 10- 14: Junior Zookeeper-SOLD OUT

Does your camper want to work with animals some day? Join us as we explore the world of zookeeping with our Junior zookeeper camp! Campers will meet and chat with professionals in the zoo field, including our zookeepers, education staff, veterinary staff, and more. Each day of the week will focus on a different aspect of zookeeping and what it takes to care for our zoo animals. Campers will make enrichment, learn about animal diet and training, and meet some of our animals up close and personal. Although khakis are no required, a love for animals is encouraged!

$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 camp@elmwoodparkzoo.org