Zoo Camp

Have a wild time at the Zoo. Our weekly day camps run during spring, summer, and winter breaks. Join us for Zoo Camp and learn about animals, their habitats, and how we care for them.

Overview

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 (April).

Have a Question? Send an e-mail zoocamp@sfzoo.org or call (415) 753-8135 or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Zoo Camp Mailing List

To be added to our Zoo Camp mailing list, please send an e-mail to zoocamp@sfzoo.org.

Spring Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 5

Dates
Week 1: March 31 - April 4
Week 2: April 21 - 25 (grades 1-3 only)

Spring campers learn what all the buzz of Spring is about during a fun-filled week that highlights pollinators, plants, and nests.

Have a Question? Send an e-mail zoocamp@sfzoo.org or call (415) 753-8135 or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Fees: 
Grades pre K-K (must be at least 4 years old)
9 am to noon
SFZS Members $200; Non-members $235

Grades 1-5
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $280; Non-members $320

Additional Services:
Early drop-off (8 am to 9 am): $35
Late pick-up (4 pm to 5:30 pm): $55
Note: Late pick-up not available for pre K-K program

Summer Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 7

Dates
June 2 - August 15

Summer Zoo Camp is the perfect place for your animal-loving child. Campers in pre K to grade 5 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).

2014 Summer Zoo Camp Brochure

Have a Question? Send an e-mail zoocamp@sfzoo.org or call (415) 753-8135 or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Summer Zoo Camp Class Availability
(Updated periodically. May not show present data.)

Camps have availability unless otherwise stated.

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Fees: 
Grades pre K-K (must be at least 4 years old)
9 am to noon
SFZS Members $200; Non-members $235

Grades 1-5
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $280; Non-members $320

Grades 6-7 (two-week program)
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $560; Non-members $660

Additional Services:
Early drop-off  for pre K-grade 5 (8 am to 9 am): $35
Early drop-off for grades 6 and 7 (8 am to 9 am): $56
Late pick-up for pre K-grade 5 (4 pm to 5:30 pm): $55
Late pick-up for grades 6 and 7 (4 pm to 5:30 pm): $88

Winter Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 5

Dates
TBD

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.

Have a Question? Send an e-mail zoocamp@sfzoo.org or call (415) 753-8135 or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.