Zoo Camps

Are you a future zookeeper or veterinarian? Track animals from the Amazon to the Arctic ... or soar with a bird, rendezvous with a reptile, discover amazing animal skills and adaptations, or become a protector of the planet.

Zoo Camp Zoo Camp

The possibilities are endless at our summer day camps!

All camps run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Drop-off is no earlier than 8:45 a.m. and pick-up may be no later than 3:15 p.m.

Please refer to the Registration Form for further details.

Zoo Camp Zoo Camp

2014 Zoo Camps

Ages 5-7
Future Zookeeper (July 14th-15th)
What does it take to care for zoo animals?  This two day camp will take you to many places in the zoo and introduce you to the amazing people who make the zoo such a special place!

Zoo the Extreme (July 16th)
Can you jump higher than a bobcat?  This one day camp will get you up and moving to see if you have what it takes to keep up with the zoo's most extreme residents!

Artsy Smartsy (July 17th)
It's animals!  It's art!  This one day multi-media camp will be a great introduction to creative fun!

Zooper Heroes (July 8th-9th)
Ever wish you had a super power to help save and protect others?  This two day camp will help bring out the inner zooper hero in you!

Ages 5-8
Zoo-seum Camp/Poo, Goo, and Eww (July 21st-25th*)
*July 21, 24, and 25 will be held at the Mid Michigan Children's Museum; July 22 and 23 will be at the Children's Zoo at Celebration Square.

Why do animals do that?  It's gross!  It's disgusting!  It's COOL!  This camp will let you get up close and sticky with the strange and awesome things that animals do.  Come prepared to get deep (and dirty) in the science of creatures gross and disgusting.

Ages 8-10
Homes Around the World (July 24th-25th)
Get close to the animals! Learn all about their habitats during this two day camp!

Junior Zookeeper (July 10th-11th)
What do zookeepers do all day?  Do they play with the animals?  The two day camp will get you the real truth!

Ages 11-13
Future Zoo Veterinarian (July 28th-30th)
Ever wonder if you have what it takes to keep the animals at the zoo healthy and happy?  Find out at this three day camp!  Learn basic animal husbandry and care including training, enrichment, and health!


Children's Zoo Camp Registration Form (PDF)

Zoo-seum (Mid Michigan Children's Museum and Children's Zoo) Camp registration Form (PDF)