Summer Zoo Camp

This year’s Summer Camp theme:
“If I Were the Zookeeper” will explore the fun job of zookeeping. Ever wonder how we train a tiger to stand? Want to get the inside scope on building a lion exhibit? Or would you like to learn our otters favorite toys? Then join us for an awesome summer!

How Zoo Animals Play

Dive into the world of zookeeping and learning how animals play at the zoo. Preschool-Grades 6 will design and build toys, also known as enrichment, for some of the zoo’s most charismatic critters.

What's For Lunch

Discover some of our animals favorite foods in this delicious camp class. Campers will also get the chance to whip up a tasty treat for our resident animals to enjoy. Preschool thru Grades 6 will get a look behind the scenes at the zoo’s kitchen area.

Vet Check-up

Ever wonder how we care for our resident animals? Join us in exploring all there is to know about keeping our animals healthy and happy. Preschool thru Grades 6 will took a look under the microscope in a zoo themed science experiment.

Who Made This Big mess

It’s a messy job, but somebody has to do it! Grab your shovel and get ready to get dirty as we explore the messiest part of zookeeping. Preschool thru Grades 6 will get hands on with the help of some of our zookeepers.

Exhibit Engineers

Put on your construction hat and prepare to get creative. Learn all about how we make the zoo a home for our resident animals. Preschool thru Grades 6 will learn about exhibit design as they face the challenge of transforming exhibits at Roosevelt Park Zoo.

What is Animal training

Think you have what it takes to train a 420 lbs tiger? Campers will take on the role of animal trainer as they uncover why animal training is so important. Kindergarten thru Grades 6 will also get a special tour with the opportunity to see animal training up-close.

Includes

  • T-Shirt (except tot classes)
  • Meet & greet with one of the zoo’s ambassador animals
  • Complimentary ticket for one adult & one child to come enjoy the zoo on another summer day
  • Snack & drink
  • STEAM focused activities
  • Zoo walk*
  • Memories for a lifetime
    * weather dependent activity

Important Information

  • Please enroll your child into the grade level completed at the end of the school year in the Spring of 2019
  • All camps, with the exception of tot classes, are intended to be drop off.
  • Children should be fully potty trained
  • Drop off & pick up will be inside the Roosevelt Park Zoo visitor center
  • Camp doors will open 10 minutes prior to start time
  • Indicate any health needs or food allergies on your registration
  • Please indicate who will be picking up the camper. A photo ID will be requested at the end of each camp day
  • Camper should eat a healthy meal before arriving to camp, a light snack will be provided
  • Dress children in casual, comfortable, weather appropriate clothing – send a jacket on cool days. Campers will be walking around the zoo*
  • Full payment is due upon registration
    A description of each class topic can be found at the bottom of this page.

Tots

PreSchool

Kindergarten

Grades 1-2

Grades 3-6

Snore n’ Roar

Tots

Tots at 10 sessions are back for ages 2-5 yrs old!
Cost: $13 zoo-members | $15 non-members
Parent or guardian must accompany child
Classes are from 10-11:30am
12 Max Per class

How Animals Play

10-11:30am

Who Made this Big Mess?

10-11:30am

Vet Check-Up

10-11:30am

What's For Lunch

10-11:30am

What's For Lunch

10-11:30am

How Zoo Animals Play

10-11:30am

Who Made this Big Mess?

10-11:30am

Vet Check-Up

10-11:30am

Vet Check-Up

10-11:30am

What's For Lunch

10-11:30am

How Zoo Animals Play

10-11:30am

Who Made this Big Mess?

10-11:30am

Preschool

Cost: $35 zoo-members | $45 non-members
Children must be fully potty trained
15 Max Per class

How Animals Play

1-3pm

Vet Check-Up

1-3pm

What's For Lunch

9-11am

Who Made this Big Mess

1-3pm

Exhibit Engineers (topic 1)

9-11am

Exhibit Engineers (Topic 2)

1-3pm

Kindergarten

Cost: $35 zoo-members | $45 non-members
15 Max Per class

How Zoo Animals Play

1-3pm

What is Animal Training & Vet Check-up

9-11am

What's For Lunch

1-3pm

Exhibit Engineers

1-3pm

Who Made this Big mess

9-11am

Grades 1-2

Cost: $45 zoo-members | $55 non-members
20 Max Per class

How Zoo Animals Play

9am-noon

What's For Lunch & What Made this Big Mess

1-4pm

Vet Check-up & What is Animal Training

1-4pm

Exhibit Engineers

9am-noon

Grades 3-6

Cost: w/o snore $55 zoo-members | $65 non-members
w/snore $80 zoo-members | $90 non-members
25 Max Per class

How Animals Play, Exhibit Engineers, & What is Animal Training?

1-4pm

What's for lunch, Vet Check-up, & Who Made this Big Mess

1-4pm

Snore N’ Roar

For grades 3-6 only
Snore only $45 z00-members | $55 non-members

Snore N' Roar

6:00pm – 8:00am

Snore n' ROar

6:00pm – 8:00am

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Get In Touch

Location:
1219 Burdick Expressway East
Minot, ND 58701

Telephone: 701-857-4166

Hours: M-F: 10am - 3pm | Closed Sunday

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