Send your wild child to the wildest camp around: ZOO CAMP. Campers will explore the fascinating world of animals while participating in fun games, crafts, tours, keeper chats, live animal visits, and more. Parents must provide a non-refrigerated, non-microwavable lunch.
Registrations by May 1 receive one free camp T-shirt per camper. Register on-line or call 901.333.6576
May 30-August 4 (No July 4)
Monday – Friday 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Cost per Week: $170/members; $199/nonmembers.
Beforecare Cost per Week: $25/members; $28/nonmembers
Beforecare Cost per Day: $6/members; $7/nonmembers
Aftercare Cost per Week: $85/members; $99/nonmembers
Aftercare Cost per Day: $20/members; $24/nonmembers
PK-JK cost: $85/members; $99/nonmembers - NO aftercare available
LEGO® Brick-themed Camp Cost per Week: $160/members; $185/non-members
Registration deadline: The Monday before registered camp week
LEGO© BRICK THEMED CAMPS
Animal Faces (JK/K) May 30 (Tuesday-Friday only) & July 3 (No camp on July 4)
Camper must be at least 4 years old and potty-trained by the first day of camp.
Campers will visit lots of zoo places and learn about animal faces during this fun JK/K camp. Back in our classroom we will practice creating animal faces using LEGO® bricks.
LEGO® Brick Zoo (1st – 2nd grade)May 30 (Tuesday – Friday only) & July 3 (No Camp on July 4)
The Memphis Zoo has lots of LEGO® Brick structures on display, and campers will have fun exploring the structures and learning how to create their own mini-versions while enjoying all of the usual Zoo Camp fun.
Robotic Zoo (3rd – 5th grade) May 30 (Tuesday – Friday only) & July 3 (No Camp on July 4)
Inspired by the Memphis Zoo’s animals and visiting LEGO© Brick structures, campers will create animals using LEGO® Bricks and LEGO® NXT robotics kits.
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group which is not overseeing, involved with or responsible for this activity, product or service.
(This camp is ONLY half day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Aftercare will NOT be available for these campers. To attend, child must be 3 years old by May 1 and potty trained.)
Animal ABCs (A-E) June 5-9, July 10-14
From apes to elephants, campers will go wild learning some of their ABCs with help from animals at the Memphis Zoo.
Animal ABCs (F-J) June 19-23, July 24-28
From fish to jaguars, campers continue the fun while learning some of their ABCs with help from animals at the Memphis Zoo.
(To attend, child must be 4 years old by May 1 and potty trained.)
Animals on the Move June 5-9, June 19-23, July 10-14, July 24-28
Get up and get moving with the animals at the Memphis Zoo. Campers will actively explore the movements of different animals.
ZOOperheroes! June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21, July 31 – August 4
Uncover animal superpowers and learn how some animal ZOOperheroes use these powers to help save their species.
Storybook Safari June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21, July 31 – August 4
Storybook animals leap off the pages at the Memphis Zoo. Discover habitats, features and more of your favorite storybook characters.
Nocturnal Adventures June 5-9, June 19-23, July 10-14, July 24-28
What do bats, owls, and opossums have in common? When we go to bed, they’re just waking up! Find out how they survive their nocturnal adventures and explore the adaptations of the animals of the night.
Tundra Fun-dra June 5-9, June 19-23, July 10-14, July 24-28
Explore the unique animals that brave the frozen fractals of the tundra. Campers will uncover the adaptations of these cool animals and how the cold never bothers them anyway.
What a Watery Life June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21, July 31 – August 4
Dive into the watery homes of aquatic animals to explore their amazing habitat. From stingrays to sharks, sea lions to penguins, fish to turtles, your child will learn what animals need to live in their watery home.
Wildlife Weirdos June 5-9, June 19-23, July 10-14, July 24-28
Delve into the weird and the wacky of the animal kingdom.
Investigation Conservation June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21, July 31 – August 4
Examine several of the major causes of animal conservation issues and what we can do to help.
Memphis Zoo U’17 June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21, July 31 – August 4
Ever wonder if an elephant and a rhino could be friends? Or how to handle a grumpy crocodile? What is a penguin’s favorite game? Join us as we explore the interesting world of zoo animal behavior!
Beforecare and Aftercare
Beforecare 7:45-9 a.m
If you need early drop-off for your camper(s), beforecare is available for all ages.
Aftercare 3-6 p.m.
If 3 p.m. is too early for your schedule, we offer aftercare. Aftercare consists of educational videos, exciting activities, and fun games for your child to unwind after a full day of camp.
Please note: cancellations made prior to one (1) week before the first day of Camp will forfeit 50% of the program cost. Cancellations made within one (1) week of the first day of Camp will not receive a refund. No-shows will not receive a refund. Rescheduling your Camp week more than once will incur a $20 rescheduling fee for each time Camp is rescheduled. The Memphis Zoo reserves the right to cancel a camp class that does not reach minimum enrollment. Full refunds will be given to those who registered before cancellation. The Memphis Zoo reserves the right to remove a child from camp if his/her behavior is disruptive or creates a safety hazard. There will be no refunds if a child is removed from camp.