SUMMER ZOO CAMP

ZOO CAREERS! Summer Zoo Camp participants will explore careers at the zoo from zookeepers to exhibit designers. Learn how our staff care for the animals that call the zoo home. Let the World Surround you at the Roosevelt Park Zoo!!

2024 Summer Camp

Ages 2-5 (Parent or guardian must accompany child)

Cost: $15

Topic Time Date(s) Offered
Zookeepers 10 – 11am June 3 | June 17 | July 8 | July 22
Exhibit Design 10 – 11am June 4 | June 18 | July 9 | July 23
Animal Doctor 10 – 11am June 10 | June 24 | July 15 | July 29
Animal Chef 10 – 11am June 11 | June 25 | July 16 | July 30

Ages 4-5 (child must be fully potty trained)

Cost: $35

Topic Time Date(s) Offered
Zookeepers 1 – 3pm June 3 | June 17 | July 22
Exhibit Design 1 – 3pm June 4 | June 24| July 23
Animal Doctor 1 – 3pm June 10 |  July 8| July 29
Animal Chef 1 – 3pm June 11|  July 15| July 30

Cost: $45

Topic Time Date(s) Offered
Zookeepers 1 – 3pm June 5 & 6
Exhibit Design 1 – 3pm June 12 & 13
Animal Doctor 9 – 11am June 26 & 27
Zookeepers 9 – 11am July 10 & 11
Exhibit Design 9 – 11am July 24 & 25
Animal Doctor 9 – 11am July 31 & Aug 1

*Classes are based on school level COMPLETED at the end of 2023-2024 school year.
*Class registration is for two days.

Cost: $55

Topic Time Date(s) Offered
Zookeepers 9am – 12pm June 5 & 6
Exhibit Design 9am – 12pm June 12 & 13
Animal Doctor 9am – 12pm June 26 & 27
Zookeepers 9am – 12pm July 10 & 11
Exhibit Design 1 – 4pm July 24 & 25
Animal Doctor 1 – 4pm July 31 & Aug 1

*Classes are based on school level COMPLETED at the end of 2023-2024 school year.
*Class registration is for two days.

W/o Snore N’ Roar: $75 | W/ Snore N’ Roar: $100

Zookeepers | Veterinarian | Exhibit Design 1 – 4pm June 18 – 20
Zookeepers | Veterinarian | Exhibit Design 1 – 4pm July 9 – 11

*Classes are based on school level COMPLETED at the end of 2023-2024 school year.
*Class registration is for three days.

Cost: $85

Zookeepers | Veterinarian | Exhibit Design 1 – 4pm June 25 – 27
Zookeepers | Veterinarian | Exhibit Design 1 – 4pm July 16 – 18

*Classes are based on school level COMPLETED at the end of 2023-2024 school year.
*Class registration is for three days.

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Important Information

  • Camps are intended to be drop off only (with the exception of Zoo Tots)
  • Children should be fully potty trained (with the exception of Zoo Tots)
  • Drop off & pick up will be inside auditorium located in the visitor center. Classes will be held inside the auditorium, as well as out in the zoo
  • Camp doors will open 10 minutes prior to start time
  • Please indicate any health needs or food allergies on the registration form
  • Please indicate who will be picking up the camper on your registration form. A photo ID will be requested at the end of each camp day to confirm the pick-up person
  • Dress children in casual, comfortable, weather appropriate clothing
  • Full payment is required to register your child

Drop-Off Procedure

  • Drop off and pick up point: Roosevelt Park Zoo Visitor Center, 1219 Burdick Expressway E,  (701) 857-4166
  • Drop off begins 10 minutes prior to start time
  • Camps are intended to be drop off only
  • Child should be full potty trained (excluding tot classes)
  • Dress child in casual, comfortable, weather appropriate clothing – send a jacket on cool days
  • Parent/guardian must sign their child in with staff and indicate who will be picking up the camper. A photo ID will be requested at the end of each session to confirm the pick-up person
  • *TOT CAMP (ages 2-5) One parent or guardian MUST accompany child

Cancellation/Refunds

Cancellations and date changes must be made one week prior to scheduled programs

No refunds will be issued for cancellations within one week of the program date

Missed sessions will be considered a donation to the zoo

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