Go Wild With Us!

ZooCamp2015CoverThe 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 attend the Wings Financial World of Birds Show, visit our new Hawaiian monk seals, view live animals up close, and explore the 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 2015. All camps are child-only with the exception of Toddler Time.

Registration Opens February 14

Toddler Time opens at 8:00 a.m.
Preschool/Kindergarten opens at 10:00 a.m.
Grades 1-12, AuSM Camps, Horse Camps and Adult Camps opens at noon

Registration is available online only.

Camp Descriptions

For more camp information and descriptions, check out the links below or take a look at our Zoo Camp 2015 Catalog.

Zoo Camp Information
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Zoo Camp Pick-up/Drop off Information

Toddler Time
Preschool/Kindergarten: Single day
Preschool/Kindergarten: Week-long
Grades 1-2
Grades 3-4
Grades 5-6
Grades 7-9
Grades 10-12
Horse Camps Grades 1-4
Autism Partnership Camps (AuSM)
Adult Zoo Camps

Registration Discounts

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/PurchaseZooCampTshirt2015

All T-shirts Must be Pre-ordered

All week-long Zoo Camp participants receive one t-shirt free with their registration. T-shirt sizes must be identified when registering. Extra t-shirts may be pre-ordered at a cost of $12 per shirt. No exchanges available. Please be aware that t-shirts serve as name tags for campers.

Available Camps and Waiting Lists

Please click on the registration button below for your age group and follow the instructions to see the most up-to-date availability for your chosen camp(s).

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 or email people from the waitlist until the spot is filled.

Please note: Full classes with full waiting lists, may have been hidden from view so the classes with availability are easier to find.

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Do you create scrapbooks for your kids? Do you want to preserve your child’s experience at camp? If so, you’ll want to print out our Hawaiian monk seal Zoo Camp certificate. It will highlight the fun your child had at camp this week!

We look forward to seeing you at camp!


Zoo Camp is sponsored in part by

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Click one of the buttons below to see availability and to register.

Toddler Registration

Preschool/Kindergarten Registration

Grades 1- 12 Registration

AuSM Partnership Registration

Adult Zoo Camp Registration