PD Day Camps and Spring Camp

Registration for winter/spring 2017 camp dates now open.

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PD day camps!

What better way to spend a day off school than coming to the zoo? Kids grades 1-6 will travel the zoo alongside our talented education staff and see the zoo like no regular visitor gets to.

Spring 2017 dates:

  • March 23 and 24
  • April 17
  • May 19

Discover the natural world and all its wonder through activities, games, crafts, stories, interpretive programs and animal adventures. Camps are divided as follows:
• Zoo Rangers (grades one to three)
• Zoo Explorers (grades four to six)

Time: 8:30 am – 4 pm

Price: $60 (10% discount for Calgary Zoo Engage and Inspire members)

Additional Information:

  • Before and aftercare are available from 7:30 to 8:30 am and 4 pm to 5 pm for $10 each
  • All camps include the opportunity to meet and/or touch a smaller animal
  • Lunch option is available for $12 and includes chicken finger wrap, veggies and dip, cheese string, Nutrigrain bar, fruit bites and a juice box. Please note that if you register after the Monday before the camp date, lunch may not be purchased.

Before and aftercare registration: Please note that if you would like to sign up for before or aftercare, they are listed with the camp options on the first page of the registration. You can choose both the camp and before/aftercare together to make only one payment. You are also able to sign up for before or aftercare at a later date by choosing the appropriate option on that first registration page.

Please click here for our frequently asked questions.

Spring Camp!

Looking for a way to keep your children active over the spring break? Have your children join us down at the zoo for the week, where they will get the chance to see and learn more than on a regular zoo visit! Camps are available for tots ages 4 and 5 and children from grades 1 to 6. Please note that preschool camps are half day. Limited spaces are available so book soon to avoid disappointment.

Spring Zoo Tots Camps (Ages 4 and 5)

This lively and educational program is designed for children ages 4 and 5. This half-day camp is packed with games, songs, activities, animal visits, stories, crafts and zoo walkabouts where children get an exciting look at animals. Choose from a morning or afternoon session.

Spring School-aged Zoo Camps (Grades One to Six)

Budding zoologists will have an action-packed week discovering the natural world through activities, games, crafts, stories, interpretive programs and animal visits. Camps are divided as follows:
• Zoo Rangers (grades one to three)
• Zoo Explorers (grades four to six)

Date: March 27 - 31, 2017

Times: Full Day Camp 8:30 am – 4 pm

            Half Day Zoo Tots Camp 8:30 am – 11:30 am or 1 pm – 4 pm

Price: $285 for grades 1-6, $170 for Zoo Tots (10% discount for Calgary Zoo Engage and Inspire members)

Additional Information:

  • Before and aftercare is available from 4 pm to 5 pm for $50 (Before and aftercare is not eligible for a discount)
  • Boxed lunch option is available for $60 for the week
  • All school-age camps include two ‘zookeeper experiences’ but are not guaranteed to be behind-the-scenes
  • All camps include the opportunity to meet and/or touch smaller animals.

Before and aftercare registration: Please note that if you would like to sign up for before or aftercare, they are listed with the camp options on the first page of the registration. You can choose both the camp and before/aftercare together to make only one payment. You are also able to sign up for before or aftercare at a later date by choosing the appropriate option on that first registration page.

Please click here for our frequently asked questions.

All tickets purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable to another event or future program date. Unauthorized duplication or sale is prohibited. The Calgary Zoo is not responsible for unauthorized duplication or lost tickets.