3rd & 4th Grade Graduates

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Financial assistance is available for Zoo Camps.

Animals Got Talent (NEW!)
(turn into all-day adventure camp) 
July 13-17, 9 am-12:30 pm

You be the judge and decide who’s got the best voice, dance moves or skills to be crowned with winner of this animal contest. Then, see if you can come up with your own act for our end of the week talent show!

North Pacific Neighbors (NEW!)
(turn into all-day adventure camp) 
July 27-31, 9 am-12:30 pm
They live in our own backyards but we rarely think about them! Find out all about the neighbors who live right here in the Puget Sound as well as the rest of the North Pacific.

Animal Outlaws (NEW!)  Sessions Full 
(turn into all-day adventure camp) 
June 22-26, 9 am-12:30 pm
July 27-31, 1-4:30 pm

Some animals would be considered outlaws for the acts they commit. Catch them in the act as we search for animal thieves, escape artists and impersonators.

Build Your Own Zoo
(turn into all-day adventure camp) 
July 13-17, 1-4:30 pm
Build your own animal exhibit models in this constructive adventure – includes animal close encounters and other surprises!

Animal Survivors
(turn into all-day adventure camp) 
July 6-10, 1-4:30 pm
Explore the ways animals survive. Learn how people are saving animal species and participate in challenges to become a Zoo Survivor!

What’s For Dinner?
(turn into all-day adventure camp) 
June 22-26, 1-4:30 pm
Learn what our animals eat and how to tell the difference between an herbivore and a carnivore based on clues from the animals themselves!                                               

Call (253) 591-5333 for registration and additional information.  
All participants must submit a Participant Form before camp begins.
Read our program policies. 

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has proudly joined the Tacoma Summer Learning Collaborative, a new network of community organizations committed to providing summer learning opportunities for children and youth.