Zoo Campers


From camps to school programs, there are endless ways to fall in love with wildlife and wild places. Take learning beyond the classroom with programs that spark a lifelong love of nature.

Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo School Programs

The perfect place to bring curriculum to life.

Winter Zoo Camp

On-Site Programs

Bring your class to the zoo and conservation educators will deliver curriculum-connected activities to spark student curiosity.

Penguin Palooza

In-School Programs

These hands-on programs offer interactive lesson plans and activities to take your curriculum to the next level.

Virtual School Programs

Virtual School Programs

Our dynamic conservation educators will take you on an engaging, fully virtual exploration of our zoo and our animals.

Zoo Campers


Fall in love with the most zoo-nique camps in town

Whether your child is coming for PD days or for the summer, zoo camps are an experience they won’t want to miss.

Chevron Open Minds

Chevron Open Minds Zoo School

Make the zoo your classroom for an entire week and create an educational adventure your students will never forget. We work with you to custom design the week to make the curriculum connections you seek and integrate the week into your yearlong teaching plan.

Conservation Champions Club

Conservation Champions Club

Our mission is to inspire and empower action for conservation. Conservation Champions explore their passion for nature so they can take action for tomorrow.


Alberta Biodiversity Festival

This family-friendly event will welcome like-minded organizations who are leading the way in areas of land and water conservation, stewardship and bird, mammal, and fish biodiversity.

Visitors of all ages can dive into fish feeding, interactive games, and hands-on activities with 12 community exhibitors to inspire and nurture a sustainable human connection with Alberta’s unique biodiversity

Conservation Champions Festival

Conservation Champions Festival

Learn from the future stewards of wildlife and wild places. The Conservation Champions Festival brings together students for an incredible learning experience.

Self-guided Student Ticket Prices

If you’re looking to bring your class to the zoo without a Zoo-educator led program, self-guided tickets are the option for you.

Low Season (ending May 16 and re-starting September 3, 2024): $15.57

High Season (May 17 – September 2, 2024): $18.57

All chaperones accounted for within the ratio receive free admission. Additional chaperones can join for $21.57 per person.

Please email GuestRelations@calgaryzoo.com or call Guest Relations at 403.232.9300, option 2 to book.

For information on the documentation required to book a self-guided visit, check here.

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