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
March 30 - April 3 (Monday - Friday)

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 yrs)
9 am to noon
SFZS Members $205; Non-members $245

Grades 1-5
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $285; Non-members $325

Additional Services:
Early drop-off  for pre K-grade 5 (8 am to 9 am) $35
Late pick-up for grade 1-grade 5 (4 pm to 5:30 pm) $55

Summer Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 7

Dates
2015 dates June 1st - August 14th 

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).

2015 Summer Zoo Camp Brochure


Spots are available unless indicated otherwise. This chart is updated regularly, but may not reflect current availability. To be added to a wait-list contact zoocamp@sfzoo.org

Zoo Camp Availability June 1-5 June 8-12 June 15-19 June 22-26 June 29-July 3 July 6-10 July 13-17 July 20-24 July 27-31 Aug 3-7 Aug 10-14
Pre-K/K (AM)     WAIT-LIST  WAIT-LIST      WAIT-LIST
WAIT-LIST   WAIT-LIST  WAIT-LIST  WAIT-LIST
Pre-K/K (PM)                      
1st Grade  WAIT-LIST              WAIT-LIST  WAIT-LIST WAIT-LIST  
2nd Grade   WAIT-LIST  WAIT-LIST            WAIT-LIST  WAIT-LIST
 
3rd Grade              WAIT-LIST        
4th Grade       WAIT-LIST                
5th Grade                      
6th/7th Grade              

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 yrs)
9 am to noon or 1 pm - 4pm
SFZS Members $205; Non-members $245

Grades 1-5
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $285; Non-members $325

Grades 6-7 (two-week program)
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $565; Non-members $665

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

Winter Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 5

Dates
December 22-24 (Monday - Wednesday)
December 29-31 (Monday - Wednesday)


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.

Fees: 
Grades pre K-K (must be at least 4 years old)
9 am to noon
SFZS Members $120; Non-members $145

Grades 1-5
9 am to 4 pm
SFZS Members $170; Non-members $195

Additional Services:
Early drop-off; PreK-5th grade (8 am to 9 am): $20
Late pick-up; 1st -5th grade  (4 pm to 5:30 pm): $35