Winter Zoo Camps


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!

Dates: Dec. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 or 30
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: Students in first through sixth grades
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.

Registration opens Nov. 16.


Zoo Careers Camp

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.

Dates: Dec. 20 to 22
Times: 9 a.m. Sunday to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
Ages: Students in ninth through 12th grades
Cost: $400; Zoo members save 10 percent

Registration opens Nov. 16.


Vet Camp

Give your animal lover a once-in-a-lifetime experience this winter with Vet Camp at the Fort Worth Zoo! This three-day overnight camp offers high school students in ninth through 12th grades a first-hand look at the challenges and rewards of a career in veterinary medicine. Campers will gain hands-on experience with our team of veterinarians, techs and educators. This camp fills up quickly, so register today!

Dates: Jan. 16 to 18, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. Saturday to 4:30 p.m. Monday
Ages: Students in ninth through 12th grades
Cost: $600; Zoo members save 10 percent

Registration opens Nov. 16.


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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