Summer Camps

Summer Camps provide children (ages 5–14) the opportunity to spend the summer outside at the zoo learning about animals, zoos, and wildlife conservation. Activities include animal presentations, games, crafts, stories, and more! There is something for every child. Advanced registration required. Registration ends one week before the start date of camp!

LOCATION
Zoo Idaho Education Building
3101 Avenue of the Chiefs
Pocatello, Idaho  83204

COST
$65.00, general public
$55.00, Zoo Idaho Society Members
$10.00 discount for each additional child enrolled in the same family*
*Must register in person or by phone to receive discount

Camp Schedule

Animal Superheroes (Ages 5–13)

Animals of amazing abilities that help them survive and thrive within their ecosystems. Join us to investigate the adaptations that make our zoo residents animal superheroes. Students will participate in hands-on inquiry based activities, animal encounters, and more!
Monday–Thursday, July 6–9, 2020
9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Junior Zookeeper Camp for Elementary Students (Ages 5–9)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Want to learn how to train animals? During this camp you will learn all about zookeeping and what it takes to become a zookeeper. Students will participate in live animal encounters, work with Zoo Idaho’s zookeepers, learn animal training techniques, and more!
Monday–Thursday, July 13–16, 2020
9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Wetland Adventures (Ages 5–13)

Wetland ecosystems are the most diverse ecosystems in Idaho. Let’s get muddy and find out what lives in the murky waters of our local wetlands. Students will learn how to conduct a water quality and macro-invertebrate survey, learn how to identify wetland plants, and help restore wetland habitats.
Monday–Thursday, July 20–23, 2020
9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Junior Zookeeper Camp for Middle School Students (Ages 10–14)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Want to learn how to train animals? During this camp you will learn all about zookeeping and what it takes to become a zookeeper. Students will participate in live animal encounters, work with Zoo Idaho’s zookeepers, learn animal training techniques, and more!
Monday–Thursday, July 27–30, 2020
9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

 

 

For more information or to make a reservation for Summer Camps, please contact us.

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