EDUCATION

Caldwell Zoo Day Camps

Caldwell Zoo summer camps are age-appropriate ed-ventures filled with lots of zoo fun.  Activities include animal information, time on zoo grounds, art activities, stories, games, songs and close encounters with touchable small animals.  A morning snack and drink will be furnished.

All camps require advance registration and payment.  Registrations cannot be accepted by phone.

1/2 day camps (9:00 a.m. - noon)         ZooMembers:    $75

                                                                      Non-members:   $90

full day camps (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)  ZooMembers:   $115

                                                                       Non-members:  $140

4 & 5 YEAR OLDS

Animal Tales  This camp is full of tall tales.                                                             June 8-12  9:00 a.m. - noon This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

Color Me Zoo  Every color of the rainbow is at Caldwell  Zoo.                              June 15-19  9:00 a.m. - noon  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

Take Me Home  Check out animal homes.                                                                 July 6-10  9:00 a.m. - noon  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

The Tall and the Small  It's a zoo full of opposites.                                             August 3-7  9:00 a.m. - noon  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations. 

6-8 YEAR OLDS

I Can Fly!  Whether the soar or flutter, we'll check out the winged wonders.    June 15-19  9:00 a.m. - noon  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

Home, Sweet Home  Find out where animals call home, sweet home.                July 13-17  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ***  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

Crafty Critters  Some animals are quite crafty.  You can be, too.                          July 27-31  9:00 a.m. - noon  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations. 

Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!  Come meet the big boys (and girls).            August 3-7  9:00 a.m. - noon  This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

9-11 YEAR OLDS

What's Cookin'?  We'll cook up some eats for the animals--and ourselves.      June 22-26  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.*** This camp is closed.  We cannot accept any more registrations.

Hurray for Habitats!  Take a look at some of the multitude of animal habitats.  July 6-10  9:00 a.m. - noon

Outdoor Explorers  Come explore the outdoors on Caldwell Zoo's 250 acres.   July 13-17  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.***

If I Ran the Zoo  Find out what goes on at the zoo.                                                  July 27-31  9:00 a.m. - noon

12-16 YEAR OLDS

Zoo Design  Be a zoo architect and create your own zoo.                                     June 22-26  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.***

Critter Careers  Investigate wildlife career possibilities AND spend the night at the zoo.                                                                                                                     Monday July 20 - Wednesday July 22  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.*** and Thursday, July 23, 9:00 a.m. - Friday, July 24, 8:00 a.m.                                                    ZooMembers:  $140   Non-members:  $165

NINTH THROUGH TWELFTH GRADERS

Zoo-niversity  This three-day, two-night camp is for teens entering the ninth through twelfth grades.  Zoo-niversity is an opportunity to work alongside the zoo's professional zookeeping staff.  This camp will convince you that dirty jobs really can be the most fun.  Register early as we can only accept a few campers for our Zoo-niversity.                                                                                                    Monday, June 29, 8:00 a.m. through Wednesday, July 1, 4:00 p.m.

ZooMembers:  $225    Non-members:  $275

 

***Campers need to bring a sack lunch each day of camp.

Questions, please call 903-593-0121 X228 or 229                                           


Registration

To register for any education classes or camps, just download a registration form (in Acrobat/PDF format) and mail it to us along with your check.

Caldwell Zoo Education
P.O. Box 4785
Tyler, TX 75712