Summer Zoo Camp


The Fort Worth Zoo’s popular summer camp includes 10 weeks of exciting themed adventures for children age 3 to fifth grade, featuring crafts and other wild activities, new technology, animal visitors, and of course, Zoo excursions. Participants can sign up for any number of weeks they like – one, two or all 10 – and Summer Zoo Camp sessions are offered Monday through Friday all summer. Summer Zoo Camp runs June 6 through Aug. 19, 2016.

Registration opens Apr. 4 at 8 a.m.

Summer Zoo Camp is offered in morning sessions for children ages 3 to 4 and all-day sessions for those entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Please note that all Summer Zoo Camp participants must be fully toilet trained and need no assistance when using the restroom. Students will spend a considerable amount of time outside; make sure your child has walking shoes and is dressed for the elements.


Age 3 to 4 9 a.m. to noon (half-day sessions)
Kindergarten through 5th grade 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (full-day sessions)*

*Before-care is available for all campers. After-care is available for full-day campers only.


The fees listed below are charged per camper, per week.

Registration fees include guided Zoo tours, keeper chats, snacks, craft activities and a Summer Zoo Camp T-shirt (required to be worn daily). Full-day campers will need to bring their own lunch daily. Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.

Full-day session $235
Half-day session $180
Before-care (8 to 9 a.m.) $30
After-care (4 to 5 p.m.) $30
Before- and After-care $50
Additional T-shirt $10
Fort Worth Zoo water bottle $3
Fort Worth Zoo drawstring backpack $7


June 6 – 10 (half-day sessions only) Move It, Move It
June 13 – 17 Power to the Pollinators
June 20 – 24 Welcome to the Jungle
June 27 – July 1 Wildlife Warriors
July 11 – 15 Eyes of Fort Worth Zoo are Upon You
July 18 – 22 Zootopia
July 25 – 29 The Great Zoo Detective
Aug. 1 – 5 Beauty and the Beasts
Aug. 8 – 12 (full-day sessions only) Zoolympics
Aug. 15-19 (half-day sessions only) Born to be Wild

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for FAQs.
Please read the FAQs before requesting to group campers together (Buddy Request), to change camp weeks or to cancel.
Submit a Buddy Request

Request a Change of Weeks

Request a Cancellation

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

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