Search
Close this search box.
0

Weather

Camps

Seasonal Camps

Tulsa Zoo hosts a variety of educational camps throughout the year including Spring Break Camp, Summer Camp, Fall Break Camp and Winter Camp.

Join us on wildlife adventures while we explore the world around us, make new friends, and celebrate nature! All camps feature age-appropriate programs, tours, games, creative projects, up-close animal encounters and so much more! 

June, July and August 2024

When selecting a camp for your child, please choose the grade that coincides with the grade they are entering in the 2024-2025 school year.

Please contact the Education Department at [email protected] or 918.669.6204 with any questions.

Week Camps

Sensory Safari 

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26: SOLD OUT

Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9: SOLD OUT

Can you see like a hawk? Can you hear like an elephant? Animals have amazing abilities to hear, see, smell, touch and taste. Explore all of the sense-sational animals at the zoo and test your sense against theirs!

BUGS!

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21: Register

Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19:Register 

Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2: Register

Come see what all the BUZZ is about! During our week-long camp, we will  learn how cool bugs can be and discover the vital role these amazing invertebrates play in our ecosystem. Most importantly, we’ll learn how to help protect them, as we explore how and why people and our animal friends cannot live without them.

Outdoor Adventures

Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28: SOLD OUT

Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19: Register

Got the outdoor bug? Campers will discover how to be true nature warriors while hiking through the Zoo and some of its wild areas, all while exploring the animals that call it home. Adventure awaits! **This camp will not only explore the zoo and its animals, but we will take a short trip through Mohawk Park to visit our neighbors at Oxley Nature Center for a fully immersive outdoor hike!

Life in the Water 

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12: SOLD OUT

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26: SOLD OUT

This camp is all wet! Join us for waterlogged days about oceans, lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams. Learn about the diversity of animals and plants that call water home from Oklahoma all the way to the oceans. Water play for the campers is also included during the week!

Outdoor Adventures – Insects!

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21: SOLD OUT

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26: SOLD OUT

Connecting with animals and nature starts in our own backyards. Campers will discover how to be true nature warriors while hiking through the Zoo and some of its wild areas, all while exploring the animals that call it home. This camp will focus on insects and how they live and interact with animals and people. Adventure awaits!

**This camp will not only explore the zoo and its animals, but we will take a short trip through Mohawk Park to visit our neighbors at Oxley Nature Center for a fully immersive outdoor hike!

SAFE: Endangered Animals

Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28: SOLD OUT

Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19: SOLD OUT

Some animals are facing extinction and need our help! “Kid power” is an amazing force that can be put into action for the animals. SAFE stands for “saving animals from extinction” and is an international conservation initiative created by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Campers will learn what is being done to keep their favorite endangered species at the Tulsa Zoo SAFE, and what they can do at home to make an impact across the globe.

Aquatic Biology

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12: SOLD OUT 

Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2: SOLD OUT

Explore the wide range of aquatic habitats and the living things that call them home. During this week, campers will learn about the diversity of plants and animals found in our oceans, lakes, rivers, and ponds.

**This camp concludes the week with a scientific dissection of a small fish to better understand how animals live and breath in water.

Zoo Insider

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21: Register

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12: Register

During this week, we will explore the zoo with different eyes and take a look at some behind the scenes areas, meet some keepers and other staff, and find out how much work goes into running a zoo! As we explore the Zoo, we will learn about the importance of observation and exploration as it relates to biology, conservation and working in a zoo. Campers will have all the “inside” information!

**For the safety of all, direct contact with exhibit animals is not possible. Campers may experience behind the scenes areas, but direct contact with animals will not be allowed. We will enjoy some close up encounters with some of our Education Ambassador Animals.

A Zoo Designed By You

Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28: Register

Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2: Register

Learn the four basic needs that every animal must have to survive, and how those needs translate into exhibit design and animal care at the zoo. During this exciting week of camp, your skills will be put to the test when constructing your own zoo model designed just by you!

3-Day Camps

Sensory Safari 

Monday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 3: SOLD OUT

Can you see like a hawk? Can you hear like an elephant? Animals have amazing abilities to hear, see, smell, touch and taste. Explore all of the sense-sational animals at the zoo and test your sense against theirs!

Zoo Careers 

Monday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 3: Register

Who works at the zoo? Join us in this 3 days camp to explore the wide range of career opportunties that can be found at a zoo. Meet and connect with the professionals that help support and promote animal conservation in the wild.

*For the safety of all, direct contact with exhibit animals is not possible. Campers may experience behind the scenes areas, but direct contact with animals will not be allowed. We will enjoy some close up encounters with some of our Education Ambassador Animals.

Single Day Camps

Legend of the Lost Kingdom

Monday, July 1: Register

Tuesday, August 6: Register

Journey with us to a mysterious world deep within the heart of the Tulsa Zoo where ancient ruins of the jungle have been rediscovered! As we explore, we will encounter some of the animals that have made this jungle home. What secrets will be uncovered as we discover incredible, endangered animals on this expedition into Asia?

Adventures Across Africa

Tuesday, July 2: Register

Wednesday, August 7: Register

As we set our on our Adventure Across Africa, we will journey across the savannah located right here at the Tulsa Zoo. We’ll discover gigantic giraffes and remarkable rhinos that call the savanna home. What other incredible animals will we uncover hiding in the savannahs of Africa?

BUGS!

Friday, July 5: Register

Thursday, August 8: Register

Come learn what all the BUZZ is about! Campers will discover how cool bugs can be. Bugs not only play a important role in our enviroment, but they often have a direct impact on animals and people. Explore how and why people and our animal friends cannot live without them.

Aquatic Biology

Friday, July 5: Register

Tuesday, August 6: Register

Explore the wide range of aquatic habitats and the living things that call them home. During this information packed day, campers will learn about the diversity of plants and animals found in our oceans, lakes, rivers, and ponds.

Outdoor Adventures

Monday, August 5: Register

Thursday, August 8: Register

Connecting with animals and nature starts in our own backyards. Campers will discover how to be true nature warriors while hiking through the Zoo and some of its wild areas, all while exploring the animals that call it home. This camp will focus on insects and how they live and interact with animals and people. Adventure awaits!

SAFE: Endangered Animals

Wednesday, August 7: Register

Friday, August 9: Register

Some animals are facing extinction and need our help! “Kid power” is an amazing force that can be put into action for the animals. SAFE stands for “saving animals from extinction” and is an international conservation initiative created by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Campers will learn what is being done to keep their favorite endangered species at the Tulsa Zoo SAFE, and what they can do at home to make an impact across the globe.

Zoo Insider

Wednesday, July 3: Register

Friday, July 5:  Register

Monday, August 5: Register

Friday, August 9: Register

During this single day camp, we will explore the zoo with different eyes and take a look at some behind the scenes areas, meet some keepers and other staff, and find out how much work goes into running a zoo! As we explore the Zoo, we will learn about the importance of observation and exploration as it relates to biology, conservation and working in a zoo. Campers will have all the “inside” information!

*For the safety of all, direct contact with exhibit animals is not possible. Campers may experience behind the scenes areas, but direct contact with animals will not be allowed. We will enjoy some close up encounters with some of our Education Ambassador Animals.

My Zoo Visit

Drag & Drop to Reorder