Winter Zoo Camps


The Fort Worth Zoo’s Winter Zoo Camp is a lot like Summer Zoo Camp, but colder! This camp offers unique activities for children in grades 1 through 6, allowing them to explore wildlife inside the Zoo and in the classroom during their winter break from school.

Dates: Dec. 22, 23, 29 and 30
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: Children in grades 1 through 6
Cost: $75/day; Zoo members save 10 percent

Before- and after-care is available. Campers need to pack a lunch each day; snacks will be provided.

Spaces are limited! Registration opens Nov. 17.


Vet Camp

The Fort Worth Zoo’s new Vet Camp is a three-day winter camp program for high school students (entering grades nine through 12) interested in the field of veterinary medicine. The camp is designed to provide a preview of the extensive field and give a first-hand understanding of the challenges and rewards of the profession. During this three-day, overnight camp, students will work with the Zoo’s veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other educators, and will experience laboratory activities, demonstrations, animal presentations and other hands-on activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to get to know and form relationships with other students who are passionate about animal science and medicine. Vet Camp will offer various sessions designed to meet different educational and developmental levels and will be sure to challenge and stimulate students in innovative, fun and exciting ways.

Dates: Jan. 2 to 4
Time: 9 a.m. Friday to 4:30 p.m. Sunday
Ages: Children in grades 9 to 12
Cost: $600; Zoo members save 10 percent

Spaces are limited! Registration opens Nov. 17.


For more information, contact the Education Department:

Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7200
fax: 817-759-7201
email: education@fortworthzoo.org

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