Go Wild With Us!
The Minnesota Zoo’s summer camps are entertaining, educational and unforgettable! Children enjoy and engage in activities, learning, and experiences about the diversity of life in their specific theme-based camp. Join us as we get to see the World of Birds show, tour this summer’s special exhibit Big Bugs!, view live animal visitors up close, and visit Minnesota Zoo award winning exhibits!
As you look over the Zoo Camp information, please remember to register your child for the grade they will be entering in the Fall of 2014. All camps are child-only with the exception of Toddler Time.
In order to receive the member rate, you must be a member prior to your Zoo Camp registration. Your member number and expiration date will be required during registration. Renew/Purchase
Current Friends of the Minnesota Zoo Members (Explorer+) receive a discounted rate and early registration for Zoo Camp. Upgrade to a Friends membership by calling 952-431-9237. Renew/Purchase
All T-shirts must be pre-ordered this year
All week-long Zoo Camp participants receive one t-shirt free with their registration. T-shirts must be pre-ordered when registering. Extra T-shirts may be pre-ordered at a cost of $12 per shirt. Those interested in purchasing shirts that were not pre-ordered may be able to do so based on availability. If you are unsure of size please order one size larger. There are no exchanges available.
Zoo Camp is sponsored in part by
If the camp/date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration. Each waiting list will allow up to five participants. If a spot becomes available we will call people from the waitlist until the spot is filled.
We look forward to seeing you at camp!
Click on the links below for more information including camp descriptions or take a look at our Zoo Camp 2014 Catalog.
Click one of the buttons below to begin the registration process
Please note: Full classes with full waiting lists, may have been hidden from view so the classes with availability are easier to find.
Zoo Camp Information
Get the information you need about Summer Zoo Camp
Zoo Camp FAQs
Get answers to the most asked questions about Zoo Camp
Zoo Camp - Pick-Up/Drop Off Information
Pick-up and drop-off information
Zoo Camp - Toddler Time
Spend quality time with your toddler at the Zoo.
75% need-based scholarships are available, as funds allow.
Zoo Camp - Preschool: Single Day Classes
For children age four through entering Kindergarten
Zoo Camp - Preschool: Week-long Classes
Week long classes for children age four through entering Kindergarten
Zoo Camp - Grades 1 and 2
From Animal Olympics to the new Creature Beats!—Songwriting Camp
Zoo Camp - Grades 3 and 4
Photo Safari, Fossil Hunters and much more.
Zoo Camp - Grades 5 and 6
Your 5th and 6th Graders will enjoy a wide variety of choices.
Zoo Camp - Grades 7-9
The popular Zoo Crew and Farm Crew
Zoo Camp - Grades 10-12
Great learning opportunities for High School Students
Zoo Camp - AuSM
Partnership with Autism Society of Minnesota