Hippo baby and mother floating in pool.

Kids Programs

Hippo mother and baby

Kids Programs

Summer Camp

Explore the wonderful world of animals through Summer Camp adventures at the Zoo.

KinderZoo

Trek through the Zoo with your favorite adult to visit some of our favorite animals before the Zoo opens for the day.

Kids' Wild Night Out

It’s a wild night for kids at the Zoo! Meet exciting animal guests, explore the zoo after all the regular guests go home, and best of all—no grown-ups allowed!

Aussie Outback Birthday Bash

Celebrate your child’s birthday at the Zoo! From entertainment to cake, we'll take care of the logistics—all you need to do is get ready to have a wild celebration!

Zoo Corps

Zoo Corps teens teach Zoo guests about animal care, habitats, wildlife conservation, saving species, and more!

Zoo InternQuest

Zoo InternQuest teens explore the world of specialized careers in wildlife conservation and report their discoveries online. 

Spy kid and African penguin.
April 3-19

Virtual Mission: Spring Break

Online Wildlife Talks, Easter egg hunt, and More!
Sloth bear standing on hind legs.
ZOONOOZ

Too Much Fun

Meet the sloth bear brothers
Platypus
ZOONOOZ

Relax with Platypus

MEET THE SAFARI PARK’S PLATYPUSES
Young brother and sister, mother and father wearing matching San Diego Zoo t-shirts.
SHOPZOO

ZOO FAMILY APPAREL

Hotel with pool
Creature Comforts

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