Caldwell Zoo Day Camps

These 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.

½-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



Wild Tales  We’ll enjoy some wild tales about some wild critters.  CLOSED

            June 6-10                  9:00 a.m.-noon

Who’s Hatching?  Eggs-actly the right camp for you.

           Camp A:  June 13-17                9:00 a.m.-noon CLOSED

           Camp B:  August 1-5                9:00 a.m.-noon CLOSED

Zoo Jaunt  We’ll take a world tour through our zoo. CLOSED

            June 27-July1          9:00 a.m.-noon

Creepy Crawlers  Yucky to some, but way cool to us. CLOSED

            July 11-15                 9:00 a.m.-noon

Wet ‘n Wild  Find out which animals are all wet. CLOSED

            July 25-29                 9:00 a.m.-noon



Eggs-citing Ed-venture  We’re hatching up some great fun for this camp. 

            Camp A:  June 13-17                9:00 a.m.-noon CLOSED

            Camp B:  August 1-5                9:00 a.m.-noon  CLOSED

Safari! Join us as we trek around the worlds of Caldwell Zoo.

            Camp A:  June 20-24     9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.*** CLOSED

            Camp B:  July 18-22            9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.*** CLOSED

Radical Rainforest  Tropical discoveries await.

            Camp A:  June 27-July 1     9:00 a.m.-noon CLOSED

            Camp B:  July 25-29            9:00 a.m.-noon CLOSED

Little, but Mighty  Check out some of our littlest critters. CLOSED

            July 11-15                 9:00 a.m.-noon

Say What?  Can you hear all those animals chatter? CLOSED

            July 18-22                 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.***


9-11 YEAR OLDS   

Whatcha Doin’?  Did you know animals play?  Join us as we look at animal behavior and help our zookeepers with environmental enrichments. CLOSED

            June 20-24                9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.***


Zoo-niversity Canceled due to lack of registrations

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 out Zoo-niversity.                   

            8:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 6 – 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 8

            ZooMembers:  $225             Non-members:  $275


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

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


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