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Future conservationists at play!

We are firmly committed to delivering high quality conservation education programming paired with the creation of lifelong memories and the highest safety standards through our Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Camps. Guided by the experience of highly skilled and passionate leaders, participants will engage in an immersive experience that builds a connection with the natural world, compassion and understanding for wild animals, and an awareness of the challenges and solutions for sustaining them. 

PD Day Camps 

Registration for Fall 2022 PD Camps NOW OPEN

What better way to spend a day off school than coming to the zoo? 

Kids aged 6-12 will travel the zoo alongside our talented conservation education staff and see the zoo like no regular visitor gets to. 

Discover the natural world and all its wonder through activities, games, crafts, stories, and animal adventures! 

Join us October 28 and November 25!


Click here to register and learn more about pD Day camps

Winter Break Camps 

Registration for Winter Break Camps opens October 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am

End your winter break with our amazing educators during Winter Break Camp at the zoo. 

Kids aged 6-12 will experience a 3 day winter break camp with all the games, crafts, stories and animal adventure that the  zoo has to offer.


Join us January 4-6, 2023!


more Information about Winter Break camps coming soon 

Spring Break Campscamp at hippos

Registration for Spring Break Camps will open in January 2023.

Looking for a way to keep your children active over the Spring break?

Spring Break Camps are a chance for future conservationists aged 5-12 to have an action-packed week.

Discovering the natural world through activities, games, crafts, stories, interpretive programs and animal visits.

Come join the adventure March 27-31, 2023!


 Click here to register and learn more about spring break camps

Summer Campscamp at camels

Registration for Summer Camps is now closed. We'll see you in 2023!

What's the most zoo-nique summer camp in town?

Why, its the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo's Summer Camps! Children and teens will engage in games, crafts, and activities as the zoo animals look on. 

Summer Camps run weekly through July & August and are available for children aged 4-14.


Click here to register and learn more about summer camps


Membership Discount:
Children with an active Calgary Zoo Engage or Inspire membership on the first day of camp will receive a 10% discount.  

To receive a membership discount the child membership must be purchased prior to registering and valid during the camp. To access the discount Members must log into their membership account. If you are unsure of your membership/account login DO NOT create your own login, please email [email protected] for assistance.

**Retroactive membership discounts will not be provided**

Whooping crane

We're proud to be Canada's only facility that breeds whooping cranes for release in the wild. When wild populations are at great risk, captive breeding is an essential part of saving an endangered species from extinction! Our Whooping Crane Recovery Program proudly funded by ConocoPhillips Canada. 

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