Summer Programs

Maximum of two children per one adult.

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Toddler Time Registration

Child-directed exploratory play is followed by movement and art activities, an interactive story, and a hands-on animal encounter.

If you are looking for spring/fall programming, please check out our options on our Toddler Time page.


First Session: 9:40–10:30 a.m.
Second Session: 11–11:50 a.m.


Single day class: $25 (adult and one child)
$20 (Zoo members—adult and one child)
$27 (adult and one child) Partnership with MacPhail Center for Music

Package Discount

Register for four or more Toddler Time classes for the same child in a single order and receive $1.25 off each class.

Please note: If your toddler has a younger infant sibling, the infant is welcome to join you in the camp and they don’t count as an additional child. 

Camp Schedule

Feathery Friends (birds)
Tuesday, May 29 or Monday, August 20

Butterfly & Bug Buddies (insects)
Wednesday, May 30 or Tuesday, August 21

Scutes & Scales (reptiles)
Thursday, May 31 or Wednesday, August 22

Animal Moms (mammals)
Friday, June 1 or Thursday, August 23

Animal Dads (fish & frogs)
Friday, August 24

Skitter, Slither, Sing! (fast & slow animals)
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Monday, June 4

Birds Sing High, Frogs Sing Low! (high and low animal sounds)
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Tuesday, June 5

Buzzing, Humming, Creepy Crawlies! (vocal play with animals)
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Wednesday, June 6

Bubble, Bubble, SPLASH! (bumpy and smooth animals)
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Thursday, June 7

Starlight, Awake at Night! (nighttime animals and sounds)
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Friday, June 8

Big Beaks & Wide Wingspans (flying animals)
Monday, June 18 or August 27

Climbing Trees with the ABCs (arboreal animals)
Tuesday, June 19 or August 28

Egg–straordinary Animals (hatching animals)
Wednesday, June 20 or August 29

Splishin’ & Splashin’ (swimming animals)
Thursday, June 21 or August 30

Eye Spy (hiding animals)
Friday, June 22 or August 31

Hide & Seek (colors and camouflage)
Monday, July 2 or July 30

Hissin’ & Hootin’ (sounds)
Tuesday, July 3 or July 31

Circles, Squares & Sea Stars (shapes)
Thursday, July 5 or Wednesday, August 1

Tiny & Mighty (size)
Friday, July 6 or Thursday, August 2

Hard & Bumpy, Soft & Lumpy (texture)
Friday, August 3

Fish, Frogs & Polliwogs (ocean and pond animals)
Monday, July 23 or August 6

Frolic with Forest Friends (forest animals)
Tuesday, July 24 or August 7

Arctic Animal Antics (polar animals)
Wednesday, July 25 or August 8

Rainbows & Rain Forests (rain forest animals)
Thursday, July 26 or August 9

Sun, Sand, Spiders & Snakes (desert animals)
Friday, July 27 or August 10