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Want to know more about the different themes for our 2024 Summer Zoo Camps? Read all about them below!


Reptiles, Mammals and Birds Oh My!

Get ready to embark on an epic journey into the animal kingdom like never before. Whether you're fascinated by slithering snakes, furry mammals, or majestic birds, this camp has it all!

Campers will have a blast exploring the diverse world of creatures that crawl, hop, swim, and soar. Join us as we venture into the wilderness to learn about the secrets of reptiles, from snakes with a bad reputation to ancient tortoises. Get up close and personal with mammals, from cheeky lemurs to cuddly bunnies. And marvel at the breathtaking beauty of birds, from colorful parrots to regal birds of prey.

Join us in exploring the wild and wonderful world of animals! Who said learning about science couldn't be wildly fun?


Complete Zootrition

This camp is the ultimate experience for animal enthusiasts who are hungry for knowledge about animal nutrition! Campers will discover the secrets of animal nutrition, from the picky eaters to the voracious hunters of the animal kingdom. They'll learn about the diverse diets of animals, from herbivores to carnivores, and everything in between. Campers will explore how different animals have adapted to their unique environments and developed specialized eating habits to thrive in the wild.

Campers will also have the opportunity to meet and greet some of the zoo's most unique and interesting residents. They'll observe animals during feeding times and learn from expert zookeepers about how their diets are carefully curated to meet their specific nutritional needs. Campers will get hands-on experience with preparing animal diets, creating enrichment treats, and even participate in feeding select Texas Zoo residents!

Complete Zootrition is the perfect camp for aspiring animal nutritionists, future zookeepers, and animal lovers of all kinds. Join us for an unforgettable camp experience that will nourish both mind and body, and leave campers with a newfound appreciation for the vital role of nutrition in the lives of animals.


Zoo Careers

Discover the amazing world of zookeeping and animal care! Join us for a hands-on, behind-the-scenes experience that will introduce campers to the fascinating careers that make a zoo come to life. Campers will step into the shoes of zookeepers and animal care specialists as they learn about the day-to-day operations of a modern zoo. From feeding and enrichment to habitat maintenance and animal behavior, campers will get an up-close look at the diverse roles and responsibilities of zoo professionals.

Campers will have the opportunity to meet and interact with a variety of zoo animals, from furry mammals to scaly reptiles and everything in between. They'll learn about the unique needs and behaviors of different species and discover how zoos play a critical role in conservation and education.

With hands-on activities, behind-the-scenes tours, and interactive learning, Zoo Careers Camp is the perfect camp for kids who are passionate about animals and interested in pursuing a career in zoology, animal care, or conservation. Join us for an unforgettable camp experience that will ignite a lifelong love for animals and inspire the zookeepers and conservationists of tomorrow!



Dewberry's Dinosaurs

Accompany our Texas Zoo mascot, Dewberry, on an epic journey through time to discover the incredible wildlife that has called Texas home throughout history! Join us for an exciting adventure that will take campers from the prehistoric era to the present day, as they learn about the diverse fauna that has inhabited the Lone Star State.

Campers will go on a thrilling expedition through time, starting with the ancient creatures that roamed Texas millions of years ago. They'll learn about dinosaurs, giant sloths, saber-toothed cats, and other prehistoric beasts that once ruled the land.

As the journey through time continues, campers will discover how Texas has changed over the years and how its native species have evolved. They'll learn about the iconic animals that have become synonymous with the state, such as armadillos, longhorns, bobcats, and more.

Through interactive lessons, hands-on activities, and up-close encounters with live animals, campers will gain a deeper appreciation for the rich biodiversity of Texas and the importance of conservation efforts to protect its native species.