Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Winter Camps 2013

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 20: Dinner Dash
Dash around from one end of the zoo to the other as we prepare fun and entertaining enrichments for the zoo animals.

December 23: Creature Feature
Discover all kinds of animals and the features that help them survive.  Experience animals close-up and design your own creative creature.

December 24: Mammal Madness
Crazy crafts, goofy games, and super animal encounters with a mammal theme - this camp has it all!                   


Ages 9-12

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

December 20: Junior Zookeeper
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: Junior Aquarist
Dive into the daily life of an aquarium biologist and get your hands wet as you take care of some cool marine animals.

December 24: Treasure Hunters
Explore Point Defiance Park from one end to the other as we search the wilds for hidden treasure in this geocaching adventure!


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