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Camp Zoofari

Camps Ages 13-16

 

Keeper Connection
*Parent’s #1 Vote!*

Zoo keepers have a unique connection to the animals they care for. Through this activity driven week, forge your own connections with our animal residents as you explore what it takes to build a bond between a zoo keeper and their charges.
This camp includes observing and participating in animal training experiences front-of-scenes each day.

Sold Out for the summer.

Wild Careers
*New! Parent’s #2 Vote!*

Did you know that there are many possible careers for those looking to work with animals beyond veterinarian and zookeeper? Explore animal careers around the world meet some Houston Zoo employees working in to save animals in these careers.
This camp includes at least 2 tours in behind-the-scenes operations areas such as animal nutrition, horticulture, recycling center, or water quality/life-support.

Sold Out for the summer.

All Access Camp
*New this year!*

Has your camper dreamed of encountering the Houston Zoo animals and staff up-close and personal? In this immersive camp, your camper will visit a behind-the-scenes animal section every day. Campers will also get a tour of the Houston Zoo operations employee-only areas and visit the departments that make the Zoo run. Animal experiences will vary based on animal and staff availability, but could include visiting Hoofed Mammals, Reptiles, Ambassador Animals, Sea Lions, Aquarium and more. Operations areas may include animal nutrition, horticulture, theming workshop, recycling center and more. Not every encounter involves touching or feeding.

This camp includes daily behind-the-scenes experiences in both animal sections and operationl (non-animal) areas each day.

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Costs per week

  • Full week – $470
  • All Access – $1000

 


Every camp week will include touchable animal experiences, visits to several sections of the Zoo, giraffe feeding, and a carousel ride. Activities and games are tied to the theme for the week and will be different for each camp theme.