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2020 Camps

Experience the WILDEST camps in town! With binoculars ready, nets in-hand, and zoo exploration ahead, join us at the award-winning Tulsa Zoo camps. Every day, your child will participate in live animal encounters, hands-on activities and games, zoo hikes, and more!

Preschoolers through high schoolers will learn about the zoo’s animals and even meet some of them during up-close encounters.

Half-day and full-day camps are available, depending on your child’s age. Plus, you won’t want to miss our popular special sessions, which include classes for siblings and parents with toddlers.

Cost per Week | Summer Camp

Full day camp (9:30 am to 3 pm) is $215
Half day camp (8 am to noon or 1 pm to 5 pm) is $170
Sibling camp is $240
3-Entering Kindergarten + attending adult is $65
Zoo Insider Workshop is $175
Optional after care for full day camp (3 pm to 5 pm) is $50

*Members get 10% off all camps!


Find Summer Camps By Age

  • Age 3-Entering Kindergarten

    Critter Tales
    Once upon a time our campers learned about our zoo animals through immersive storybooks. Discover different animals each day as we hear tales about amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and more!

    June 1-5, 2020
    Enroll 8:30am-10:00am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

    June 29-July 3, 2020
    Enroll 8:30am-10am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

     

    The Shape of Zoo
    Circles, squares, and stars oh my! Animals come in many different shapes and sizes. Join us as we search the zoo for hidden forms while learning and playing with your preschooler!

    June 15-19, 2020
    Enroll 8:30am-10am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

    July 13-17, 2020
    Enroll 8:30am-10am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

  • Entering Grades 1-2

    Behaving Like Animals
    Have you ever wanted to climb like a snow leopard? Hop like a frog? Or swing like a siamang? Campers will enjoy leaping, running and jumping, like our favorite zoo residents. Come enjoy the Tulsa Zoo’s brand-new playground while learning about animal movement!

    June 15-19, 2020
    Enroll 1:oopm-5:00pm

    July 13-17, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Hungry Hungry Zoo
    Everything’s gotta eat and here at the zoo our animals consume a wide variety of different foods. Come find out what a chameleon craves to crunch or what a lemur likes for lunch. This camp will make you hungry for more!

    June 15-19, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

    July 13-17, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Into the Cold
    The cold never bothered us anyway! From tundra to mountain tops, come learn all about the animals that call frigid places home. Cool off with us as we learn all about our cold weather residents!

    June 1-5, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

    June 29-July 3, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Nature of the Force
    Discover the Nature of the Force as you protect and save our environment from Sith Des Truct. Go from Padawan to Jedi Knight as you master new skills while meeting animal Jedi Masters and creating your own Jedi identity. Do you have what it takes to protect nature from evil forces?

    June 22-26, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Survival
    Outwit the competition. Outplay your opponents. Outlast the challenges. Do you have what it takes? Join us as we use animal survival skills in a series of fun challenges around the zoo.

    June 1-5, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

    June 29-July 3, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

  • Entering Grades 3-4

    Animal Show-Offs!
    Join us as our animals take centerstage and steal the show! Sounds, colors, smells, and feats of strength will all be part of the fun! Whether to warn off predators or find love, some animals are born to stand out in the crowd.

    June 1-5, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Art Zoofari
    Animals come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. This week, be inspired by our zoo animals to create master works of art. Whether you are the next Picasso or if you simply love to finger-paint, this camp will unleash your creative spirit.

    June 15-19, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

    July 13-17, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Behaving Like Animals
    Have you ever wanted to climb like a snow leopard? Hop like a frog? Or swing like a siamang? Campers will enjoy leaping, running and jumping, like our favorite zoo residents. Come enjoy the Tulsa Zoo’s brand-new playground while learning about animal movement!

    June 15-19, 2020
    Enroll 1:oopm-5:00pm

    July 13-17, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Lights Out!
    When the sun goes down, some animals come out to play! Let’s explore our nocturnal friends in this daytime camp. From bats to cats, discover how animals use their adaptations to survive the night. How will your senses match up against some of the masters of the dark?

    June 1-5, 2020
    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Nature of the Force
    Discover the Nature of the Force as you protect and save our environment from Sith Des Truct. Go from Padawan to Jedi Knight as you master new skills while meeting animal Jedi Masters and creating your own Jedi identity. Do you have what it takes to protect nature from evil forces?

    June 22-26, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

    July 20-24, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Zoolympics
    Move aside, Michael Phelps! Animals possess special talents that make them awesome Olympians. Come see how you compare with the zoo’s long jumpers, speed racers, and world-class gymnasts. Will you win the gold?

    June 8-12, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

    July 6-10, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

  • Entering Grades 5-7

    Build-A-Zoo
    Come examine what it takes to design a modern zoo! Learn all the factors that make a successful exhibit; from animal needs to visitor experience, there is a lot to think about. Then, put your skills to the test by constructing your own model exhibit!

    June 8-12, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

    July 6-10, 2020
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Junior Vet
    So you want to be a vet? Discover the challenges of being a zoo veterinarian as you check out animal x-rays, use microscopes to view samples, and preform tests to diagnose animal patients. You will even visit the zoo’s own animal hospital!

    June 22-26, 2020 SOLD OUT
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

    July 20-24, 2020 SOLD OUT
    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

  • Entering Grades 8-12

    Zoo Insider:Species Survival
    During Zoo Insider Workshop: Species Survival, learn what a species survival plan is and why they matter. Discover how zoos and aquariums across the world maintain healthy populations, using genetics, research and forward thinking. Explore how breeding programs like ours have saved animals from the brink of extinction!

    Class is rain or shine and time will be spent outside, so please dress appropriately.

    May 26-29, 2020
    Enroll 9:00am-2:00pm

  • Sibling Camp

    Terrific Traits
    Dogs’ spots, tigers’ stripes, everything has a unique sequence all their own. Examine your individual genetic makeup while exploring some special traits of our famous zoo residents! Dive into the gene pool and discover how these terrific traits run in the family.

    June 1-5, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

    June 29-July 3, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Navigation Station
    Join us as we plot a course to discover how life on our planet finds its way! Team up with your sibling to learn about orienteering, animals tracking, migration and much more. No need to wander, we will show you the way.

    June 15-19, 2020
    Enroll 1:oopm-5:00pm

    July 13-17, 2020
    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm


Find Summer Camps by Date

  • Week 0 (May 26-May 29, 2020)

    Entering Grades 8-12 Zoo Insider:Species Survival
    During Zoo Insider Workshop: Species Survival, learn what a species survival plan is and why they matter. Discover how zoos and aquariums across the world maintain healthy populations, using genetics, research and forward thinking. Explore how breeding programs like ours have saved animals from the brink of extinction!

    Class is rain or shine and time will be spent outside, so please dress appropriately.

    Enroll 9:00am-2:00pm

  • Week 1 (June 1-5, 2020)

    Age 3-Entering Kindergarten  Critter Tales
    Once upon a time our campers learned about our zoo animals through immersive storybooks. Discover different animals each day as we hear tales about amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and more!

    Enroll 8:30am-10:00am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2  Into the Cold
    The cold never bothered us anyway! From tundra to mountain tops, come learn all about the animals that call frigid places home. Cool off with us as we learn all about our cold weather residents!

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2  Survival
    Outwit the competition. Outplay your opponents. Outlast the challenges. Do you have what it takes? Join us as we use animal survival skills in a series of fun challenges around the zoo.

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 3-4  Lights Out!
    When the sun goes down, some animals come out to play! Let’s explore our nocturnal friends in this daytime camp. From bats to cats, discover how animals use their adaptations to survive the night. How will your senses match up against some of the masters of the dark?

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 3-4  Animal Show-Offs!
    Join us as our animals take centerstage and steal the show! Sounds, colors, smells, and feats of strength will all be part of the fun! Whether to warn off predators or find love, some animals are born to stand out in the crowd.

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Sibling Camp  Terrific Traits
    Dogs’ spots, tigers’ stripes, everything has a unique sequence all their own. Examine your individual genetic makeup while exploring some special traits of our famous zoo residents! Dive into the gene pool and discover how these terrific traits run in the family.

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

  • Week 2 (June 8-12, 2020)

    Entering Grades 3-4 Zoolympics
    Move aside, Michael Phelps! Animals possess special talents that make them awesome Olympians. Come see how you compare with the zoo’s long jumpers, speed racers, and world-class gymnasts. Will you win the gold?

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 5-7 Build-A-Zoo
    Come examine what it takes to design a modern zoo! Learn all the factors that make a successful exhibit; from animal needs to visitor experience, there is a lot to think about. Then, put your skills to the test by constructing your own model exhibit!

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

  • Week 3 (June 15-19, 2020)

    Age 3-Entering Kindergarten  The Shape of Zoo
    Circles, squares, and stars oh my! Animals come in many different shapes and sizes. Join us as we search the zoo for hidden forms while learning and playing with your preschooler!

    Enroll 8:30am-10am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2 Hungry Hungry Zoo
    Everything’s gotta eat and here at the zoo our animals consume a wide variety of different foods. Come find out what a chameleon craves to crunch or what a lemur likes for lunch. This camp will make you hungry for more!

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2 Behaving Like Animals
    Have you ever wanted to climb like a snow leopard? Hop like a frog? Or swing like a siamang? Campers will enjoy leaping, running and jumping, like our favorite zoo residents. Come enjoy the Tulsa Zoo’s brand-new playground while learning about animal movement!

    Enroll 1:oopm-5:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 3-4 Art Zoofari
    Animals come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. This week, be inspired by our zoo animals to create master works of art. Whether you are the next Picasso or if you simply love to finger-paint, this camp will unleash your creative spirit.

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 3-4 Behaving Like Animals
    Have you ever wanted to climb like a snow leopard? Hop like a frog? Or swing like a siamang? Campers will enjoy leaping, running and jumping, like our favorite zoo residents. Come enjoy the Tulsa Zoo’s brand-new playground while learning about animal movement!

    Enroll 1:oopm-5:00pm

     

    Sibling Camp Navigation Station
    Join us as we plot a course to discover how life on our planet finds its way! Team up with your sibling to learn about orienteering, animals tracking, migration and much more. No need to wander, we will show you the way.

    Enroll 1:oopm-5:00pm

  • Week 4 ( June 22-26, 2020)

    Entering Grades 1-2 Nature of the Force
    Discover the Nature of the Force as you protect and save our environment from Sith Des Truct. Go from Padawan to Jedi Knight as you master new skills while meeting animal Jedi Masters and creating your own Jedi identity. Do you have what it takes to protect nature from evil forces?

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 3-4 Nature of the Force
    Discover the Nature of the Force as you protect and save our environment from Sith Des Truct. Go from Padawan to Jedi Knight as you master new skills while meeting animal Jedi Masters and creating your own Jedi identity. Do you have what it takes to protect nature from evil forces?

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 5-7 Junior Vet 
    So you want to be a vet? Discover the challenges of being a zoo veterinarian as you check out animal x-rays, use microscopes to view samples, and preform tests to diagnose animal patients. You will even visit the zoo’s own animal hospital!

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm SOLD OUT

  • Week 5 (June 29-July 3, 2020)

    Age 3-Entering Kindergarten  Critter Tales
    Once upon a time our campers learned about our zoo animals through immersive storybooks. Discover different animals each day as we hear tales about amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and more!

    Enroll 8:30am-10am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2  Survival
    Outwit the competition. Outplay your opponents. Outlast the challenges. Do you have what it takes? Join us as we use animal survival skills in a series of fun challenges around the zoo.

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2  Into the Cold
    The cold never bothered us anyway! From tundra to mountain tops, come learn all about the animals that call frigid places home. Cool off with us as we learn all about our cold weather residents!

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Sibling Camp  Terrific Traits
    Dogs’ spots, tigers’ stripes, everything has a unique sequence all their own. Examine your individual genetic makeup while exploring some special traits of our famous zoo residents! Dive into the gene pool and discover how these terrific traits run in the family.

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

  • Week 6 (July 6-10 2020)

    Entering Grades 3-4 Zoolympics
    Move aside, Michael Phelps! Animals possess special talents that make them awesome Olympians. Come see how you compare with the zoo’s long jumpers, speed racers, and world-class gymnasts. Will you win the gold?

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 5-7 Build-A-Zoo
    Come examine what it takes to design a modern zoo! Learn all the factors that make a successful exhibit; from animal needs to visitor experience, there is a lot to think about. Then, put your skills to the test by constructing your own model exhibit!

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

  • Week 7 (July 13-17, 2020)

    Age 3-Entering Kindergarten  The Shape of Zoo
    Circles, squares, and stars oh my! Animals come in many different shapes and sizes. Join us as we search the zoo for hidden forms while learning and playing with your preschooler!

    Enroll 8:30am-10am    Enroll 10:30am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2 Behaving Like Animals
    Have you ever wanted to climb like a snow leopard? Hop like a frog? Or swing like a siamang? Campers will enjoy leaping, running and jumping, like our favorite zoo residents. Come enjoy the Tulsa Zoo’s brand-new playground while learning about animal movement!

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 1-2 Hungry Hungry Zoo
    Everything’s gotta eat and here at the zoo our animals consume a wide variety of different foods. Come find out what a chameleon craves to crunch or what a lemur likes for lunch. This camp will make you hungry for more!

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 3-4 Behaving Like Animals
    Have you ever wanted to climb like a snow leopard? Hop like a frog? Or swing like a siamang? Campers will enjoy leaping, running and jumping, like our favorite zoo residents. Come enjoy the Tulsa Zoo’s brand-new playground while learning about animal movement!

    Enroll 8:00am-noon

     

    Entering Grades 3-4 Art Zoofari
    Animals come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. This week, be inspired by our zoo animals to create master works of art. Whether you are the next Picasso or if you simply love to finger-paint, this camp will unleash your creative spirit.

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

     

    Sibling Camp Navigation Station
    Join us as we plot a course to discover how life on our planet finds its way! Team up with your sibling to learn about orienteering, animals tracking, migration and much more. No need to wander, we will show you the way.

    Enroll 1:00pm-5:00pm

  • Week 8 (July 20-24, 2020)

    Entering Grades 3-4 Nature of the Force
    Discover the Nature of the Force as you protect and save our environment from Sith Des Truct. Go from Padawan to Jedi Knight as you master new skills while meeting animal Jedi Masters and creating your own Jedi identity. Do you have what it takes to protect nature from evil forces?

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm

     

    Entering Grades 5-7 Junior Vet
    So you want to be a vet? Discover the challenges of being a zoo veterinarian as you check out animal x-rays, use microscopes to view samples, and preform tests to diagnose animal patients. You will even visit the zoo’s own animal hospital!

    Enroll 9:30am-3:00pm SOLD OUT

*Members receive 10% off camp price! Members must register/sign in to receive discount; discount will show up in shopping cart.

Questions? Contact education@tulsazoo.org