Camps & Classes :: Spring Camp

Spring Camp

PreK – 5th graders
March 9th-13th
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Beforecamp 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Aftercamp 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.





LIGHTS, CAMERA, ANIMALS! Join the Dallas Zoo for a fun-filled Spring Break Camp adventure!  Each camp is jam-packed with exciting and educational tours, games, arts and crafts, and up close animal encounters. Enroll in as many single day camps as you want! Remember that we offer a 5% multiple camp discount** on the total camp cost if you sign up for more than one camp.

Enrollment is based on current grade level.


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March 9, 2015

“Destination Reforestation”

Speak for the trees to save animals around the world. Campers will learn about the importance of plants at the Zoo, too. It matters a lot, it’s all up to you.
Click below to register for “Destination Reforestation” based on your child’s current grade level:


March 10, 2015

“Hakuna Matata”

Join us on an African safari to explore the great circle of life and visit animal communities up close and in action. You’ll even meet some of the real-life animals that have inspired classic films.
Click below to register for “Hakuna Matata” based on your child’s current grade level:

March 11, 2015

“Dr. ZooLittle”

Ever wonder how we take care of thousands of animals here at the Dallas Zoo? See firsthand what it takes to nurture animals both big and small.
Click below to register for “Dr. ZooLittle” based on your child’s current grade level:


March 12, 2015

“Life of a Bug”

Tour the Zoo to get a bug’s-eye view of the tiny, amazing creatures that inhabit your back yard. Learn about these misunderstood critters and how they make a huge difference in our world.
Click below to register for “Life of a Bug” based on your child’s current grade level:


March 13, 2015

“Rio and You”

Come soar to new heights as we journey to Rio De Janeiro and celebrate Carnival! Discover the amazing animals that fly, climb, and slither through South America. When exploring such a unique place, you never know who you may meet.
Click below to register for “Rio and You” based on your child’s current grade level:

Cancellation and Refund Policy

**Registrations must be completed as a single transaction to receive 5% multiple camp discount.

All camp sales are final. No refunds will be given for cancelled camp reservations or camp withdrawals. A program credit may be issued based on circumstance. The credit may be used for any education program or camp at the Dallas Zoo. Credit will not be issued for cancellations made within 48 hours of your scheduled enrollment or for no-show participants.All programs will take place rain or shine. The Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park reserves the right to cancel or change any program for reasons we deem appropriate. In the event that we cancel your program, a full refund will be issued and individuals will be contacted directly.

We strictly enforce grade level requirements. Campers enrolled in the wrong grade level will be removed from the camp without a refund.They will be given the opportunity to enroll in the appropriate grade level camp and placed on the waitlist if the appropriate camp is sold out.

Toilet Training

All camp participants must be completely toilet trained (requiring no assistance in the bathroom). Our definition of toilet trained means that the child is not wearing pull-ups and is able to manage his/her own clothing by him/herself.


All requests to be placed on a waitlist must be submitted in writing to Phone or in-person requests cannot be accepted. Please include first and last name of adult contact, phone, and email. For each child, please include first and last name, grade level and camp title/date. You will be contacted directly in the event a space becomes available. Incomplete waitlist requests will not be considered.

The Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park is licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services.


The Education Office is open Monday-Friday during regular Zoo hours. Contact us at or 469.554.7300.