Winter Zoo Day Camps
Open to kids in first through sixth grades, there's no better way to beat cabin fever than with Winter Day Camps at the Fort Worth Zoo! Games, crafts, exploration and more – these camps are a fun and unique way to educate and entertain your herd this winter break!
Reindeer Games: Dec. 19
Join in winter fun and games at the Fort Worth Zoo. Games, crafts and lots of amazing animals will result in plenty of shouts of glee.
Walking in a Wild Winter Wonderland: Dec. 20
Grab your warmest jacket for frosty, outdoor fun. We’ll frolic and play the Fort Worth Zoo way, walking in a WILD winter wonderland.
The Polar Express visits the Fort Worth Zoo: Dec. 21
All aboard the Yellow Rose Express Train! Wear your snuggliest pajamas as you are transported to the North Pole for a very sweet surprise.
Snowflake Safari: Dec. 28, 29, 30
Just like individual snowflakes, the Zoo’s animals are one-of-a-kind with unique adaptations. Learn how animals stay warm and toasty (or nice and cool!) during Texas winters.
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: Students in first through fifth grade
Cost: $225 per session or $85 per day; Zoo members save 10 percent
Before- and after-care is available. Campers need to pack a lunch each day; snacks will be provided.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FULL 3 DAY SESSION
A la carte Registration
We know the holidays are busy, so you choose the days you’d like to register. Winter Zoo Camp curriculum is full of new games, lessons and activities each day.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER A LA CARTE
Winter Careers Camp
The Fort Worth Zoo team is made up of hundreds of individuals who care for the animals. From zookeepers to conservationists to dietitians, there are several career opportunities available to those who’d like to work in a Zoo. Winter Zoo Careers Camp is designed for high school students in ninth through 12th grades who are interested in zoological sciences, wildlife conservation and animal-related careers. During this three-day overnight camp, participants will learn about animal care, husbandry, maintenance and training and accompany animal staff on daily schedules, participate in animal care activities and attend presentations given by the Zoo staff.
Date: Jan. 2 to 4, 2017
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Cost: $625; Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.
Vet Career Camp
Vet Career Camp is designed for students in ninth through 12th grades who are interested in the field of veterinary sciences. During this three-day overnight camp, participants will learn about animal care, veterinary careers, assist the hospital staff on daily schedules, participate in animal care activities and attend presentations given by the Zoo staff.
Date: Jan. 14 to 16, 2017
Cost: $695; Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.