Zoo Camp

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

Overview

Summer

Winter

Zoo Camp FAQs

Overview

We offer one of the most educational and entertaining day camp adventures in the Bay Area. There are two Zoo Camps per year to keep your children entertained and active during school breaks: Summer (weekly, June through August) and Winter (December/January).

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.


Summer Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through 17

Registration for Summer 2018 Zoo Camp is now open.

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).

For campers ages 12-17: We are bringing back our 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 multiples times during the summer.

2018 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.

Zoo Camp Availability*
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July  9-13 July  16-20 July  23-27 Jul. 30 -Aug. 3 Aug. 6-10 Aug. 13-17
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*Chart updated as often as possible; see orange "Registration Open!" button for most up to date availability. Email zoocamp@sfzoo.org to be added to the waitlist. No Camp on July 4, 2018.

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Fees:

Grades PreK-K (must be at least 4 yrs)
9 am - noon or 1 - 4 pm
Members: $220
Non-members: $260

Grades 1 - 5 and Wellness 101 Camp
9 am - 4 pm
Members: $300
Non-members: $345

Grades 6 - 7
9 am - 4 pm (two-week program)
Members: $580
Non-members: $680

Additional Services:
Early drop-off (8 - 9 am): $35
Late pick-up (4 - 5:30 pm): $60
Early drop-off and late pick-up fees for Grades 6-7 vary.


Winter Zoo Camp

Ages 4 years old through grade 5

2017 - 2018 Dates
December 26 - 29 (Tuesday - Friday)
January 2 - 5 (Tuesday - Friday)

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 to zoocamp@sfzoo.org or call (415) 753-8135 or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Registration Closed

Fees:
Pre-K (must be at least 4 yrs)
9 am - noon
SFZS Members: $168
Non-members: $200

Kindergarten - 5th Grade
9 am - 4 pm
SFZS Members: $232
Non-members: $268

Additional Services:
Early drop-off (8 - 9am; PreK-5th): $28
Late pick-up (4 - 5:30pm; K-5th): $44