5th & 6th Grade Graduates


If I Ran the Zoo
(turn into all-day adventure camp)
July 14-18, 9am-12:30pm; 
Aug. 18-22, 9am-12:30pm
Discover how much fun (and work) running a zoo can be! Go on rounds to start the day, design an animal exhibit and compete in a team enrichment project.


Junior Zookeeper

(turn into all-day adventure camp)
July 14-18, 1-4:30pm; Aug. 18-22, 1-4:30pm
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!

Animal Avengers
(turn into all-day adventure camp)
Aug. 18-22, 1-4:30pm
Learn how to create your very own animal super hero.  Be a caped crusader and help save our planet!


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.  Learn more.