5th & 6th Grade Graduates

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Jr. Vet Tech (NEW!)   
(turn into all-day adventure)
July 25-29, 1-4:30 pm    SOLD OUT
August 15-19, 9 am-12:30 pm   
Thinking of becoming a veterinarian? Explore the medical side of the zoo and learn what it takes to be a zoo doctor.

Zombie Rangers 
(turn into all-day adventure)
July 18-22, 1-4:30 pm
Learn about the zombie-like characteristics of our natural world. Discover animals that feast on dead flesh and those that defend themselves by smelling or acting like a zombie. See if you have the skills to make it through our zombie survival course!

Jr. Zookeeper
(turn into all-day adventure)
July 18-22, 9 am-12:30 pm    SOLD OUT
August 15-19, 1-4:30 pm   
Explore what it’s like to be a zookeeper. Get some hands-on experience, win prizes in special competitions and learn about this exciting and challenging career!

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.