Educational Adventures

Looking for a wild adventure this summer? The Zoo offers so much to do: Spend a fun-filled day at camp, sleep with the sharks on an overnight Zoo Snooze, or become a Keeper or Marine Biologist for a day!

To register for a program, click the Register Here! button on the appropriate program page.  If a button is not available, or you need assistance with your reservation please contact reserve@pdza.org.

Programs                                                                 

Summer Camps for All Ages
Looking for a wild adventure this summer? Find a Summer Camp that matches the interests of your child. Perfect for budding scientists, artists, explorers, and photographers, Zoo Camps offer something for everyone!

Experiences for Young Children
Critter Club programs, designed just for tots (ages 3-5), feature fun stories, hands-on activities, crafts, and a special animal appearance. 

Wildlife Champions
Want to learn more about animals in your neighborhood and around the world, connect with other young people in your community, and make a difference for wildlife? Join our new Wildlife Champions program for youth entering grades 3-12!

Career Discovery
Are you a teen or adult interested in working with animals? See what it takes with an all-day, exclusive Career Discovery Program. Choose between Keeper for a Day and Marine Biologist for a Day.                                                                     

Explore the Zoo
Day-long Discover Nature programs, geared toward children ages 8-12, focus on exploring nature and wildlife through fun and engaging activities and hands-on lessons. Choose from Junior Zookeeper, Junior Aquarist, or Treasure Hunters.

Zoo After Dark
Enjoy an evening of adventure with a Zoo Snooze! Explore the secret world of the Zoo after dark, dive into hands-on activities, and learn more about your favorite Zoo animals. Book privately for group events or choose a public Zoo Snooze date to meet new friends.

Winter Camps
Drop your kids off at a fun, safe and educational place while you get some holiday shopping done, or just enjoy some quiet time this holiday season. Winter Camps are perfect for children ages 6-12 with lots of energy to burn!