Financial assistance is available for Zoo Camps.
Colors & Camouflage (NEW!)
July 6-8, 9 am-12 pm
August 5-7, 1-4 pm
Want to blend in and not be seen? So do some of our animals. Find out which animals are the experts at hiding, and which ones stand out in the crowd.
Rumble in the Jungle (NEW!)
June 29 - July 1, 1-4 pm
August 12-14, 9 am - 12 pm
Squawk like a parrot, sing like a gibbon or trumpet like an elephant. Learn all about the noises and sounds coming from our jungle. Let’s get loud!
Radical Rays & Jiggling Jellies (NEW!)
July 22-24, 9 am-12 pm
August 3-5, 1-4 pm Session Full
Jellies jiggle and rays wiggle. Spend some time in our aquariums and find out what makes these sea creatures so unique.
June 17-19, 9 am-12 pm
July 20-22, 1-4 pm
Explore the world of apes, tigers and elephants and discover what it takes to swing like a gibbon and survive as a siamang.
June 29 - July 1, 9 am-12 pm Session Full
August 10-12, 1-4 pm
In this adventure, we observe all the new exhibits and then use our creativity and imagination to build our own zoo models.
Wild Wolves & Big Bears
July 8-10, 1-4 pm
August 17-19, 1-4 pm
Learn why wolves howl and bears growl in this beastly prowl. Come along and see how they compare.
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.