We offer one of the most educational and entertaining day camp adventures in the Bay Area. There are three Zoo Camps per year to keep your children entertained and active during school breaks: Summer (weekly, June through August), Winter (December) and Spring (March/April).
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Summer Zoo Camp
Ages 4 years old through 17
June 5 - August 18
Summer Zoo Camp is the perfect place for your animal-loving child. Campers entering
Pre-K to 5th grade can enjoy up to three weeks of Zoo Camp fun and learning. View our brochure for more details on course topics, camp dates, sample schedule, and more.
Campers in grades 6 and 7 delve deeper into the science behind wildlife conservation during a two-week program ending in an overnight stay (Thursday night of the last week with camp ending at 10 am on the final Friday of the two-week program). The session dates are June 19-30, July 10-21, or July 31 - August 11.
For campers ages 14-17: We are bringing back our new program for older campers! Wellness 101 Camp will provided an overview of the mission and purpose of zoos; hands-on experience with animal care, wellness and enrichment; participation in education interpretation and conservation projects; and introduction and exposure to zoo careers. This week-long camp will be offered four times this summer; June 12-16 (ages 12-15), July 24-28 (ages 12-15), July 31 - August 4 (ages 14-17) and August 7-11 (ages 14-17).
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*Please note: while this chart is updated regularly, it may not reflect current availability.
Grades PreK-K (must be at least 4 yrs)
9 am to noon or 1 pm to 4 pm
SFZS Members $215; Non-members $255
Grades 1-5 and Wellness 101 Camp
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $295; Non-members $340
9 am to 4 pm (two-week program)
SFZS Members $575; Non-members $675
(8 am to 9 am): $35
(4 pm to 5:30 pm): $60
Grades 6-7 fees vary
Spring Zoo Camp
March 27- 31 Ages 4 years old through grade 5
April 17-21 Ages kindergarten years old through grade 4
Spring campers learn what all the buzz of Spring is about during a fun-filled week that highlights pollinators, plants, and nests.
Grades PreK (must be at least 4 yrs)
9 am to noon
SFZS Members $205; Non-members $245
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $285; Non-members $330
Early drop-off; PreK-5th grade (8 am to 9 am): $35
Late pick-up; K-5th grade (4 pm to 5:30 pm): $55
Winter Zoo Camp
Ages 4 years old through grade 5
At our wildly popular Zoo Camp, children ages 4 years through grade 5 will enjoy learning about how wildlife adapts to the challenges of winter.