4th-6th Grade Graduates

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Financial assistance is available for Zoo Camps.

Wild Photographer
(turn into all-day adventure)
August 1-5, 9 am-12:30 pm
August 15-19, 9 am-12:30 pm

Learn how to take great digital pictures of animals. Enjoy special photo opportunities, make a mini-animal studio and create a photo show! Note: Students must provide their own digital cameras, memory card(s) and batteries.

Wild Artist
(turn into all-day adventure) 
August 15-19, 1-4:30 pm
We'll draw every day, learn new techniques and “capture” our favorite animals in artwork.


Contact reserve@pdza.org 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.

One-Day Camps

Forest Explorers & Beach Combers
July 5, 9 am-4:30 pm
Spend some time at the beach and in the forest searching high and low for sea stars, hidden treasures and animal surprises.