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Snowfari Winter Camp



PreK – 5th graders
December 22, 23, 29, 30, 31
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Before/Aftercamp available*


K – 6th graders with parents
Saturday, December 27, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park for a wild Snowfari Winter 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.


  • $40/day – Member Camp
  • $45/day – Non Member Camp
  • $5/day   – Beforecamp  (not available December 27)
  • $10/day – Aftercamp    (not available December 27 or 31)


“Trail Trekkers”:  Monday, December 22, 2014

Campers will learn how explorers locate new species in the wild.  Make real discoveries, meet new animals, and become true trail trekkers!

Register Online PreK          K-1st          2nd-3rd          4th-5th


“Terrific Tracks”:  Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Have you ever wondered what animals have made their way through your backyard?  Find out how to track an animal by looking for clues they leave behind and make your own track.

Register Online PreK          K-1st          2nd-3rd          (4th-5th n/a)


“Creative Camouflage”:  Monday, December 29, 2014

Do you know how animals camouflage in winter?  Campers will learn how animals around the Zoo use camouflage and create their own hidden critter.

Register Online PreK          K-1st          2nd-3rd          4th-5th


“Wild World”:  Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Throughout history, animals have impacted cultures around the world.  Discover another culture and learn about the fascinating animals that call the Dallas Zoo home.

Register Online PreK          K-1st          2nd-3rd          4th-5th


“Happy Zoo Year”:  Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Celebrate conservation with exciting activities that help save wildlife.  Campers  will explore ways to help wildlife and wild places in the New Year.  *Aftercamp is not available December 31.

Register Online PreK          K-1st          2nd-3rd          4th-5th



“Camp H2O” – Travel the world by water!  Our camp explorers will spend their day learning about the different bodies of water in the world and why marine animals are important.

Register Online   Dates Available:

ALL NEW!  Snowfari Family Camp:   Saturday, December 27, 2014

Register Online Bring your whole herd on an African Safari in our first ever Family Camp!  Families will learn and play together through animal encounters and African-themed activities.  This specialty camp is designed to engage family groups while understanding how to protect animals in the wild.  Program activities are designed for families with children ages 5 – 12 years old.


  • $40/day – Youth Member
  • $45/day – Youth Non Member
  • $40/day – Adult Member
  • $45/day – Adult Non Member

Before and Aftercamp is not available for Family Camp.  At least one adult required per four youth.

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.