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Wild Adventures Camps

Wild Adventures Camp


Students in grades K-5

Good to Know

Health and safety protocols will be observed at all times, including mask-wearing and social distancing.


Registration will open on September 29 for the general public.

All staff members and campers are required to wear masks throughout the camp.

Social distancing guidelines will be observed.

Camp activities will be held mostly outdoors.

Camp groups are limited to 10 kids per class.

Wild Adventure Summer Camps are for students entering grades K-5 in the fall.

Day Camps

Spring Saturdays

Dates: Select Saturdays in April and May

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $55 per child/$50 for Dallas Zoo Members

A new camp offering this year! Saturday Camps, like our other seasonal camps, encourage exploration, education, and empathy for wildlife and nature. Each camp will explore a new theme – join us for one or multiple days! Read through our COVID-19 protocols here.

summer camps

Dates: Weeklong camps June 7 – Aug. 13, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily

Cost: $278-300 per child/$250-270 for Dallas Zoo Members

Weeklong summer camps feature educational tours, games, creative projects, close-up animal encounters, and more. Campers will be grouped by grade level and led through the Zoo in small groups by Zoo Guides. Three themes to choose from! Read through our COVID-19 protocols here.

Zoolympics (Grades K-5)
Explore how animals excel in the wild! Campers will also delve into the cultures of the lands from which our animals come: Asia, South America, Africa, and North America. Campers will also take part in “Zoolympic-Style Games.”

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Beauties & Beasts (Grades K-3)
Spend the week discovering both the beautiful and the beastly qualities of Dallas Zoo’s unique and diverse residents.

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Keeper Camp (Grades 4-5)
Learn what it takes to be a zoologist! Campers will provide animal enrichment and hear from our zoologists about the dynamics of animal husbandry and training.

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Wild Adventure Summer Camps are almost sold out! You can request to be added to our wait list by emailing Please include your contact information and the camp you’re interested in.

Before you register…

Check out our frequently asked questions, including health and safety protocols.

Before camp and after camp care are not available. All camp participants must be completely toilet trained (meaning not wearing pull-ups, able to manage his/her own clothing, and not requiring assistance in the bathroom).      

Cancellation & Refund Policy
All camp sales are final. No refunds will be given for cancelled camp reservations or camp withdrawals. An education program credit may be issued based on circumstance. Credit will not be issued for cancellations made within 48 hours of start date or for no-shows. All programs will take place rain or shine. The Dallas Zoo reserves the right to cancel or change any program for reasons we deem appropriate. In the event that we cancel your program, a credit will be issued and individuals will be contacted directly.

Still have questions? Contact our education department at or 469.554.7300.