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 (March/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

2017 Dates Coming Soon!

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: 

TBA

Additional Services:
TBA

Summer Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 7 (New Wellness 101 camp for ages 12-17 - details below*)

2017 Dates Coming Soon!

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). 

 

*We are introducing a new program for older campers this year! Wellness 101 Camp will provide 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 three times this summer: July 11-15, July 25-29 for ages 12-15 years and  August 1-5 for ages 14-17 years.

2016 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.

 


Fees: 

TBA

Additional Services:
TBA

Winter Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 5

2016 Dates
December 19-23
December 26-30

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.

Winter Camp Availability
 Current Grade   December 19 - 23  December 26 - 30
 Pre-K/K (AM) WAIT LIST

 Kindergarten  FULL
 1st Grade  WAIT LIST 
 2nd Grade  WAIT LIST 
 3rd - 5th Grade WAIT LIST 


Please note that while we do our best to update the availability chart above, it may not always reflect current availability.


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

Fees: 

Grades PreK (must be at least 4 yrs)
9 am to noon 
SFZS Members $205; Non-members $245

Grades K-5
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $285; Non-members $330

Additional Services:
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

WAIT LIST