Experience Camp at The Texas Zoo!

Explore your wild side with Camps at The Texas Zoo! Camps are created for children ages 5 to 16 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. Continue to read the details below to learn more about our current session of camp. 

Current Session:

Vet Camp

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 March 16th

Half Day March 16th

Full Day March 19th

Half Day March 19th

Keeper Camp

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 March 17th

Half Day March 17th

Full Day March 20th

Half Day March 20th

Trainer Camp

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 Mach 18th

Half Day March 18th

Full Day March 21st

Half Day March 21st