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Camp Zoofari

Summer Camps 2018

Registration opens soon for campers ages 4-16! Camp will be held June 4 – August 17, from 8:45 – 3:45. Registration opens based on Houston Zoo membership levels. All registrations will open on the specified date at 8:00 am. To ensure you are able to register for the topic and week that you want, renew or upgrade your membership here.

  • Monday, January 29 – Asante
  • Monday, February 5 – Flock, Ambassador, Conservator, and Sustaining
  • Monday, February 12 – Family Premium
  • Monday, February 19 – All other memberships
  • Monday, February 26 – General Public

Each camp includes guided zoo experiences, animal ambassador meet and greets, giraffe feeding, carousel rides, and more! Click the links below for more information on the topics available for each age group, and get a sneak peak by watching this video!

Camp open house will be held at the following dates and times. Participants will be able to meet some of our staff, learn more about Camp Zoofari, ask questions, and pick up t-shirts in advance of first day check-in.

  • Thursday, May 10 5:00-7:00 pm
    • Tuesday, May 15 5:00-7:00 pm


Select Your Age Group


Drop Off: 8:45 – 9:15 am
Pick Up: 3:45 – 4:15 pm
Half Day: 8:45 – 11:45 am


Gate 8 will open for Before Camp Program from 7:30-7:45 am and again for After Camp Program from 5:00-5:15 pm.
Costs per week:
Half-day camp (Ages 4-5 only): $200
Camps Ages 4-9: $300
Camps Ages 10-16: $470
Family Camp: $150
All Access Camp (Ages 10+): $1000


Camp is not just for kids anymore! Check out our 2018 Camp Zoofari for Adults sessions when you register your kids for camp! Take a look at topics for 2018:

  • Primates
  • Sea Lions
  • Reptiles & Amphibians

Camp experiences are front-of-scenes for the safety reasons for ages 4-9 Where specifically indicated, camps in ages 10-16 have behind-the-scenes experiences. If you are interested in a behind-the-scenes experience for your child, please check out our Animal Encounters page!

Scholarship camp applications and information are available here. Scholarships will be available for select camp topics and dates.

Questions? Contact Us:
Education Number: 713-533-6739