Summer Camp Descriptions
Animals on Parade - NEW
From the tiny Armadillos to the mighty Jaguars, these South American animals are on the move. Jump into camp fun as we discover many colorful and noisy animals that call South America home.
The Big and Small of It All
Are you the biggest thing in the ocean, or the smallest creature on land? Join us on a journey to discover animals big and small. From the enormous elephant to the positively petite prairie dogs, this week we will celebrate many of our large, small, rough, smooth, fast and slow animal ambassadors.
“A” is for Alligator and “B” is for the Birds. Rediscover the alphabet as we explore the big, bold, and beautiful of the animal kingdom. Each day will focus on a letter from the alphabet and the animals whose name begins with that letter. Throughout the week you will have a chance to meet all of our animal alphabet friends.
Can you taste with your feet like a butterfly? Or can you talk with your ears like a rabbit? Can you spot a penny from over 200 feet up in the sky like a hawk? This week find out all about these sense-sational creatures and more!
Into the Amazon - NEW
All aboard the Amazon riverboat cruise. Catch a glimpse of some of the most colorful and bizarre plants and animals found on earth, as we venture down the famous Amazon River. This week your camper will have an exciting time discovering the many exotic animals, only found in the heart of the Amazon.
Take an expedition through the many habitats of Africa in search of a myriad of animal wonders. From slithering snakes to marvelous monkeys, from holed-up hedgehogs to glorious gazelles, Africa is home to amazing animals. We’ll look up in the trees and under our feet as we wander across the continent in search of these and many more magnificent creatures.
Are you cat crazy? Can you swim like a tiger? Purr like a kitten, or roar like a lion? Find out how Zoo cats are just like our kitties at home and discover feline fundamentals of the cat’s world.
Take a trip to Thailand to visit the Asian Elephants, then to Sumatra to see the Great Red Apes. During our wild adventure of the Far East, we will find out what makes these animals so specialized for their Asian habitats.
Get out your talons and rip into this week of Raptor camp! Whether it’s diving at top speeds to catch prey or building their nests on the edge of a cliff, we’ll discover what makes these feathered raptors the ultimate predators of the sky.
Rainforests of the Americas - NEW
Animals may not have a supermarket, a kitchen, bedroom, or a roof over their heads, but they find everything they need in the wonderful Rainforests of the Americas. From the Rainforest canopy to the forest floors and flowing rivers of the Tropical Rainforests find out what’s happenin’ in their rich habitats.
Karibuni Afrika! (Welcome to Africa!)
Welcome to the wonderful world of Africa! Leap like a gazelle into the world of African cultures as we “weave” our way through the continent. With fun traditional games, handcrafted musical instruments, and magnificent mammal masks, campers will explore Africa like never before by bringing animals to life in their own African folktale for Friday’s camp rally.
Climb the snowy peaks of Mount Everest for a glimpse of the snow leopard or float down the swamps of Borneo looking for otters. On this Asian animal adventure we will explore the many animal adaptations found throughout the various Asian habitats.
Create your own picture worth a thousand words and view the wild like you’ve never seen it before. Grab your canteen and camera as we step through the lens and into the animal kingdom. We encourage you to bring your own digital camera. If you do not have one, cameras will be provided.
What makes a hero, heroic? What’s so villainous about villains? In this week, you’ll meet some of the coolest creature-based characters of comics, film, and mythology. You’ll discover what makes them tick, and create your very own creature super hero and/or villain.
Welcome to the Americas – NEW
Breakthrough to the beauty of Central and South America. Experience animals from the legendary Amazon and highest peaks of the Andes mountains. Join the fun this week as we create enrichment for some of our Zoo animals.