Experience Camp at The Texas Zoo!

Explore your wild side with Camps at The Texas Zoo! Camps are created for children ages 5 to 13 and offered each season. No matter the season, each day of camp is an exploration into the various roles of animal care-giving, allowing campers to gain hands on experience with live animals. Full day camps are designed for kiddos at least 8 years of age. Half day camps are well suited for ages 5-7. Continue to read the details below to learn more about our current session of camp. 

Current Session:

Register for the full week of Spring Break Camps for a discounted price!!

Full Day March 15th-19th

Half Day March 15th-19th

Keeper Camp

Monday 3/15/21

During Keeper Camp campers will get an in-depth look on what it is like to be a Zoo Keeper. Campers will learn what a full day consisits of for a zookeeper as they shadow our own wildlife specialists and assist in cleaning exhibits, feeding animals, and even some training.

Full Day

Half Day

Trainer Camp

Tuesday 3/16/21

Training Camp offers the chance for campers to get an in-depth look on how and why zoos train their animals. Campers will learn why these behaviors are important and what we use those behaviors for as they participate in real training sessions!

Full Day

Half Day

Vet Camp

Wednesday 3/17/21

Vet Camp offers the chance for campers to experience life as a real Veterinarian. From learning how to take vitals to discussing why vet medicine is important. Through hands on activities such as mock surgeries and simulated necropsies, campers will get to put their knowledge to the test in a fun environment!

Full Day

Half Day

Zoologist Camp

Thursday 3/18/21

Does your kiddo love to watch Animal Planet and all the wildlife shows on Discovery? This is the camp for them! Zoologist camp will give campers the unique opportunity to step into the shoes of a field research zoologist. Campers will utilize modern technology and learn how to track, study and care for wild animals in the field!

Full Day

Half Day

Wildlife Warrior Camp

Friday 3/19/21

Most think to change the world they need to make extreme changes in their lives, but campers will learn small ways they can adjust their daily life to help save wild animals and wild spaces around the globe. Campers will get the opportunity to interact with endangered species and explore conservation through fun activities and crafts.

Full Day

Half Day