Zoo Careers Camp - High School
Amphibian exhibit at the Fort Worth Zoo

High School Zoo Camp

High School Zoo Camp

High School Zoo Camp gives campers the chance to see and learn all about how our Zoo staff looks after animals. Each day is specific to a certain department of the Zoo, giving campers the opportunity to learn about the animals they love most. Campers will participate in a variety of husbandry activities, enrichment projects, diet preparations, tour behind the scenes as well as interact with staff including zookeepers, nutritionists, veterinarians, conservationists, and animal behaviorists.

General registration begins on March 2 at 8 a.m.



Member presale begins Feb 24 at 8 a.m.


Camp Fees

Dates: June 1 through 5; and July 27 through 31 
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: Entering ninth through 12th grades.
: $125 per day; $575 for all five days.

Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.

Camp Themes
Weeks one and two have same themes
June 1  Outreach
June 2  Ectotherms
June 3  Birds
June 4  Veterinary
June 5  Mammals


July 27  Outreach
July 28  Ectotherms
July 29  Birds
July 30  Veterinary
July 31  Mammals

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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