Summer Camp

Register for a summer camp and receive a FREE child day ticket after the program is complete!

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Take a walk on the ‘wild’ side and join us at the Calgary Zoo this summer! Explore the wonders of the natural world and become a conservation crusader with our exciting weeklong Zoo Camps. Campers will experience unique opportunities while examining wildlife from around the globe.

Each year different themes, activities and experiences are chosen making each camp unique – there’s so much to learn and discover! Studying anything from adaptations, senses and footprints to zoo careers, veterinary science and conservation, the zoo’s matchless offerings provides an experience like no other.

This weeklong adventure includes exclusive opportunities to learn all about our amazing collection of animals through: 
     - crafts
     - songs
     - games
     - activities
     - behind-the-scenes experiences
     - tours

The Calgary Zoo offers summer camps for children ages 4 and 5 right up to teens in grade 9. See below for more details.

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Summer Zoo Tots (Ages Four and Five)

Your youngster can enjoy a morning or afternoon at the zoo that is packed with fun – games, activities, animal visits and more.

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Summer Zoo Camps (Grades One to Four)

Choose from three different action-packed experiences for elementary-aged kids that are starting grade one to finishing grade four.

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Summer Art Camp (Grades One to Six)

Let your child’s creativity soar as they explore their love for animals and art at the same time.

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Summer Zoo Squad (Grades Five and Six)

Take your love for animals to the next level as you explore animal behavior, wildlife conservation and career options.

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Summer Zoo Academy (Grades Seven to Nine)

If you are a teen who is interested in conservation and natural history, take this exciting opportunity to explore conservation practices, research and interpretation, then see where a career path in one of these fields could lead. All while working along side our professional zoo staff members.

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Summer Zookeeper Camp (Grades Five to Nine)

Join us for our deluxe camp program for teens who are focused on learning and developing skills in the areas of zoology and animal care. Take this rare opportunity to explore animal behavior, animal care and what it takes to be a zookeeper.

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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.