PreK Camps

PreK Nature Play Camps 2024                                                       (Tickets Go on sale February 1st, 2024)


Offered by the Week - Tuesday & Thursday

For Rising Preschool and Kindergarten Age Students

Get Wild About Nature while splashing in our play stream, stomping in mud puddles, exploring the woods, and meeting our Animal Ambassadors!


Price: $65/week (Tuesday and Thursday session)

Time: 8:30am-12:30pm

Maximum number of campers: 12 campers per week

Please note updated medical policy: Zoo staff are not allowed to administer ANY medications except for an EpiPen. If your camper must take medications, they will have to be able to take them on their own. If your camper has to carry medications other than an EpiPen, in case of an emergency, staff will not be able to administer, and a parent or guardian will have to accompany the camper all during camp.

All camps are rain or shine. Camp will only be cancelled if the Zoo is closed for inclement weather. 

Join us for a summer of fun they’ll always remember!

Weekly Themes

Week 1: June 18 & 20 Buzzing for Bugs Build a Bug—what goes into making an insect? Meet some cool bugs and visit the Kaleidoscope Butterfly Habitat. Bring home your “bug” and a little planter with a pollinator plant.

Week 2: June 25 & 27 Racing for Reptiles What makes a reptile a reptile? Meet some scaley friends and find out why they are important! Make a turtle to take home.

Week 3: July 2 & 4 Dinosaur Discovery Make some dino tracks, dig for dino eggs and meet one of our Animal Ambassador species that has been around since dino days. Take home your own dino track makers.

Week 4: July 9 & 11 Zootastic Zoofari Take a ride on the Zoofari bus, see how big an elephant’s trunk really is and play on the new gorilla climber. Decorate a safari bandana to take home.

Week 5: July 16 & 18 Amazing Amphibians What is an amphibian anyway? Learn what they are and why they are important. Meet some amazing amphibians and make your own bean bag frog.

Week 6: July 23 & 25 Excellent Elements Let’s get messy by playing in the mud and the water. Learn how zoo animals use the elements. Learn how to keep your pets safe from the elements and visit the dog show. Make a pollinator pod to plant at home.

Week 7: July 30 & Aug. 1 Digging the Desert Visit our desert dome and meet one of our Animal Ambassadors that dwells in the desert. Play in our dig pit and bring home your very own succulent.

Buy Camps Now: Tickets On Sale February 1st