Winter Camps 2014

Winter Camps are day-long programs for children ages 6-8 and 9-12. All programs take place at the Education Center from 9 am-4 pm.

Special Holiday Offer: Book 2 or more programs and receive 10% off!



Ages 6-8

Fees: $45 members / $50 non-members per session

December 22: Awesome Aquariums

Spend a day exploring the mysterious and cool watery world of the North and South Pacific. Observe sharks from a new perspective, get hands-on with some small ocean critters and create your own watery world to take home with you.

December 23: Radical Rocky Shores

Join our team for a day-long adventure into the wet, wild and wonderful world where the crashing surf meets dry land. Get up close and personal as we discover how the animals of this unique area survive these challenging conditions.

December 24: Amazing Asia

From the smallest otters to one of the largest animals on Earth, our Asian Forest Sanctuary is home to an amazing array of animals. Join us for an amazing day as we go behind the scenes to take a closer look at this unique area of the zoo and the animals that live in it.



Ages 9-12

Fees: $60 members / $70 non-members per session
Small Class Sizes: 6 maximum!

December 22: Junior Zookeeper  PROGRAM FULL
Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper! Spend a day at the zoo and gain hands-on experience as you help us care for the animals.

December 23: Treasure Hunters  PROGRAM FULL
Explore Point Defiance Park from one end to the other as we search the wilds for hidden treasure in this geocaching adventure!

December 24: Junior Aquarist  PROGRAM FULL
Dive into the daily life of an aquarium biologist and get your hands wet as you take care of some cool marine animals.



Call (253) 591-5333 for registration and additional information.
All participants must submit a Participant Form before camp begins.
Read our program policies.