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Zoo Camp

Camp keeper talks to children at jaguar exhibit.

Summer Zoo Camp

Summer Zoo Camp Information

Dates: See below

Class Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (a.m. and p.m. care available for an additional fee)

Age: PreK/TK (age 4) through sixth grade

Price: $300/week

Extended Care: 7:30-9 a.m. ($45/week) and 3-5:30 p.m. ($75/week)

Registration spots for extended care are limited – please register early

Registration may only be completed on a laptop or desktop computer. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Camp Dates

June 11-15, 2018
June 18-22, 2018
June 25-29, 2018
July 2-6, 2018
July 9-13, 2018
July 16-20, 2018
July 23-27, 2018
July 30-August 3, 2018
August 6-10, 2018

Welcome summer with us for some Zoo Camp fun. Children in pre-kindergarten (age 4) through sixth grade will have the time of their lives discovering the Zoo’s amazing animals and engaging in fun, safe activities! Each camp is led by specially trained, experienced adult staff.


Please download and read the Zoocamp Parents’ Guide A to Z for all the information you will need about Zoocamp.

Summer Zoo Camp Cancellation Policy

NO refunds are given for cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the Summer Zoo Camp program date. For cancellations made 21 days or more in advance of the program date a 75% refund will be given. For cancellations made 14 or more days prior to the program date, a 50% refund will be given. The Los Angeles Zoo reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event that The Los Angeles Zoo cancels a program, all program fees will be refunded. Cancellation requests must be made in writing and sent to [email protected]. Please include your name, the Summer Zoo Camp Date(s) you are asking to cancel, your confirmation number(s), your phone number, and your child’s name.

The Golden Rules of Zoo Camp

  • Be polite and kind to animals and humans
  • Two feet on the street
  • Stay with your camp group at all times
  • Use the buddy system when using the Zoo’s restrooms
  • Keep hands to yourself
  • Sharing is Caring
  • Do not approach or touch an animal unless you have been instructed to do so
  • Silence is golden in front of the animal exhibits & during Animal Behind the Scenes
  • Leave your space cleaner than when you found it

Failure to abide by these rules will lead to consequences and or removal from the Zoo Camp Program.

Summer Zoo Camp Scholarship

The Los Angeles Zoo is excited to announce the 2018 Summer Zoo Camp Scholarship program. The primary intent of the Summer Zoo Camp Scholarship program is to minimize financial barriers and enable children with limited resources to participate in our Summer Zoo Camp program. Summer Zoo Camp is for children ages 4-12 (PreK/TK to those campers entering sixth grade). The scholarship program covers the cost of one week of Zoo Camp. THE APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED – PLEASE CHECK BACK IN JANUARY 2019 FOR SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR 2019 SUMMER ZOO CAMP.

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