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Summer Camps


June 5 – Aug. 4


9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


$285 per child / $255 for Dallas Zoo Members

Spots are still available!

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Campers will be grouped by grade level and led through the Zoo in small groups by Zoo Guides. Campers should provide their own sack lunch and a refillable water bottle.

Summer Camp Descriptions:

Larger Than Life (K-6th)
Join us for this exploration of larger-than-life animal figures from prehistoric to present times. It will be a roaring good time as we investigate our giant living fossils, insects, reptiles, mammals, and more!

Zoo Tales (K-3rd) 
Let’s take a stroll down storybook lane with our favorite zoo friends! This week will be filled with page-turning adventures as we learn about saving wildlife! It will be Zootastic fun as we get to build our own storybook of adventures!

Keeper Camp (4th-6th)
$300 per child /  $270 for Dallas Zoo Members
Find out what it takes to become a Zoo expert! This week-long adventure will focus on what it takes to be a Keeper at the Dallas Zoo!

Single Days Ideas:

Awesome Adaptations
From our largest mammal to our smallest reptile, we have some wonderful wildlife. Join us as we explore the Zoo and learn about the Awesome Adaptations of our favorite zoo animals.

Playful Primates  
Join us as we swing into the world of our Playful Primates here at the Dallas Zoo. From our largest ape to our smallest monkey, we will learn about our favorite primates.

Fantastic Felines  
I’m PAW-sative you will love our Fantastic Felines. Join us as we prowl through the Zoo learning about our feline friends.

Spectacular Savanna  
From elephants to giraffes, join us on an adventure through our Spectacular Savanna. We will learn how savanna animals live together in the grasslands.


If you would like your camper to be placed on the waitlist for a sold out camp, please email

The exciting world of wildlife awaits!

Check back later for specific dates and times or visit the calendar to view the upcoming events. We have something for everyone!

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