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Camp Zoofari Scholarships


The Houston Zoo is offering an exciting summer camp experience for a select number of Houston’s children. Throughout the summer, the Houston Zoo will make available 200 spaces for children to participate in Camp Zoofari free of charge. This camp includes two complimentary t-shirts for the week.  Please note that scholarship recipients will still need to provide their own lunch and transportation to and from the Houston Zoo.


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BBVA Compass Title I Scholarship


Through the generosity of BBVA Compass®, the Houston Zoo offers scholarships for free programming to qualifying Title I schools in the Houston area. The scholarship includes an education program in the Houston Zoo’s Brown Education Center, admission into the zoo, as well as transportation funds. Schools can choose from our popular Assembly Program or our Adventure Classes.

Please note, all Spring dates have booked to capacity. Applications are still being accepted for Fall 2016.

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