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SUMMER CAMP
Explore the Zoo, experience nature, and discover the excitement and wonder of animals! Hikes in the Zoo, visits from Animal Friends, crafts, train rides, animal shows, and so much more make Summer Camp a jam packed week to remember!

Please register children according to the grade they will enter in the fall.

Full Day Camps: 9:00am-4:00pm. Please pack a lunch. Topic is the same each week.

Half Day Camps: 9:30am-12:00 noon, 1:00pm-3:30pm. Two topics alternate weekly. No Before or After Care available.

All Camps include a summer camp t-shirt and snacks.

Before Care 8-9 am
Price: $45.00
Get an early start and register your camper for Before Care from 8-9 am for the full week of camp.

After Care 4-5:30 pm
Price: $55.00
After Care is offered from 4-5:30 pm everyday after camp.

 
ADULT PROGRAMS
For wildlife enthusiasts 15 and older, our in-depth adult classes provide thought-provoking learning along with a good time.

Please note: Refunds will be given only if the Zoo cancels a class. Otherwise, a gift certificate will be issued to anyone giving notice up to 24 hours after a missed class. Gift Certificates never expire and may be used toward any Zoo camps or classes.

Adult Twiga Overnight
Regular Price: $150.00
Member Price: $140.00
Come join us for an experiential program that will transport you to Africa through unique opportunities only available for Twiga guests. You will start of the evening with drinks and hors d'oeuvres and then begin the tour which includes special encounters with some of our African Zoo animals. Then, your adventure continues with a special, behind-the-scenes peek at what it takes to keep our animals happy and fed. We'll finish your experience by winding down around the bonfire before settling in for the night in one of four African safari tents on comfortable cot bunk beds. The morning begins with a continental breakfast, complete with a waffle bar, then you will wrap up this unique experience with a close encounter with our Giraffes.

NOTE: Participants must be 21 years of age or older.
Session Adult Twiga Overnight: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 - Sun, Aug 20, 2017 6:00PM - 9:00AM   UNAVAILABLE

 
GARDEN PROGRAMS
Please note: Refunds will be given only if the Zoo cancels a class. Otherwise, a gift certificate will be issued to anyone giving notice up to 24 hours after a missed class. Gift Certificates never expire and may be used toward any Zoo camps or classes.

Plant Trials Day
Price: $75.00
Plan to attend the seventhth annual, highly acclaimed and popular horticultural event. This might just be the best one yet! It is an all day symposium, for professionals and gardeners, featuring top industry experts discussing the newest and best plants - everything from woodies to perennials to annuals - for our gardens. Speakers include Allan Armitage, Irvin Etienne, Steve Foltz, Deborah Hardwick, Jim Nau, and Mark Wessel. CEU's will be abailable; details to follow. A catered lunch is included with your registration.

Check-in is from 8-8:50am. A social hour will follow the program from 5-6 PM.

Please keep your ticket to show to receive free parking.
Session Plant Trials Day: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 8:50AM - 5:00PM   WAIT LIST