Chill out this winter
Give your kids a special day at the Zoo while you enjoy some extra time this holiday season. Our talented instructors will engage campers in hands-on activities, exhibit exploration and up close and personal animal encounters.
Zoo Members: Tue. Oct. 18 at 9 am General: Fri. Oct. 21 at 9 am Camp Scholarships Applications are due Wed. Oct. 5.
We offer a limited number of scholarships. If you‘d like to apply, please download a Zoo Camp Scholarship Application. Scholarships are open to Pierce County residents enrolled in one of the following programs: EBT/Washington Quest, P-EBT (Pandemic EBT), WIC nutrition program, foster parenting and kinship care.
Junior Winter Explorers
For children currently enrolled in K-2nd grade
One day camp: 9:15 AM – 3:00 PM
Member $75/Non-Member $85
Fur, Feathers, Scales and Slime: December 21st or 28th
Are feathers just for flying? Why are some animals scaly and others slimy? Does all fur feel the same? Discover the answers and meet some awesome animals.
Wild Winter Explorers
For children currently enrolled in 3rd-5th grade
One day camp: 9:00 AM – 3:15 PM
Member $80/Non-Member $90
Creature Features: December 21st or 28th
What do fish, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians have in common? How are they different? Get to know animals from each of these groups and find out what they have in common with you.
Caring for Creatures : December 22nd or 29th
How is caring for a big cat like caring for a housecat? Is training an elephant just like training a dog? Find out how zoo staff meet the specific needs of the animals at the zoo.
We offer a limited number of scholarships. Families that live in Pierce County and are enrolled in EBT/Washington Quest, P-EBT (Pandemic EBT), WIC nutrition program, foster parenting or kinship care are encouraged to apply. Scholarship applications are due Wed., Oct. 5. Download a Zoo Camp Scholarship Application.
Interested in summer camps? Check back next year for 2023 Summer Camp details.