Financial assistance is available for Zoo Camps.
Nocturnal Neighbors (NEW!)
June 27-29, 9 am-12 pm
August 3-5, 1-4 pm
Who's awake when we're asleep? Come learn all about the night owls that run the neighborhood while humans are snoozing in our beds.
Just Like Me (NEW!)
July 6-8, 1-4 pm
August 1-3, 1-4 pm
Eyes, ears, mouth and nose are all things we can relate to on other animals, but we might have more in common with other members of the animal kingdom than we know. Check out all the ways we are alike!
July 6-8, 9 am-12 pm
August 15-17, 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.
June 29-July 1, 1-4 pm
August 10-12, 9 am-12 pm
Animals are amazing workers - discover the big, the small, and the tall - how do they do it all?
Leader of the Pack
July 13-15, 9 am-12 pm
Some animals work as a team, some work alone - go behind the scenes at the zoo to find out who's the boss!
Super Sharks & Fantastic Fish
July 11-13, 1-4 pm
August 8-10, 1-4 pm
Explore our amazing aquarium from top to bottom in this fin-filled adventure!
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.