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Kids programs

Summer Camp 2019

CHOOSE YOUR SUMMER ADVENTURES

Explore the wonderful world of animals through Summer Camp adventures at the Zoo that include animal experiences, exclusive exhibit visits, bus tours, games, and crafts! 

Cub Camp offers a week full of half-day adventures—from 9 a.m. to noon—for children ages 4 to 5 who are not yet entering kindergarten in fall 2019.

Classic Camp adventures are designed for children who will be entering kindergarten through grade 8 in fall 2019. Each camp is a five-day adventure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Teen Camp provides campers the option of a one-day adventure or a full week of fun, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This camp focuses on career exploration at the Zoo, for youths who will be entering grades 9 through 12 in fall 2019. 
    
Little Artists campers will be guided by a professional art teacher during five-day summer camp adventures for children entering grades 1 through 3 in the fall. Each day includes animal encounters and fun art-making experiences.

Adventures in Art camps, for grades 4 through 12, feature professional artists and art teachers who can help inspire campers’ creativity during five-day programs. Sessions include group and individual instruction. All art materials are included.

Extended Fun options let your camper stay at the Zoo longer—with morning hours from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., and afternoon hours from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Extended Fun Team is staffed by Zoo professionals, just like Camp. In Extended Fun, campers get to choose their own adventure. They can explore discovery stations, play a quiet game, watch a movie, or have some outdoor fun. Extended Fun options start at $100 per week for Classic Camp, Little Artists, and Adventures in Art; and $25 per day for grades 9-12 only (or $100 per week). We offer Cub Camp Extended Fun from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. only. We do not offer afternoon Extended Fun for Cub Camp. To reserve Cub Camp Extended Day from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., please call 619-718-3000. 

Choose the grade level your child will be entering in fall 2019. 

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