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!  Members-only registration begins February 1.  Open registration begins March 1.

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!