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Zoo Camps

Zoo Miami Camps are a stampede of fun!

Our award-winning camps combine education with entertainment where your kids will enjoy learning about wildlife, getting an introduction to environmental conservation, and making new friends. For the second year in a row Zoo Miami Camp has been recognized as the best in South Florida!

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Morning and afternoon snacks provided. Campers must bring their own lunches with beverages from home. Programs are subject to change.

Contact or 305-255-5551 for more information.



Thank you to The Batchleor Foundation and Fay Aronson for provided camp scholarhsips year round.

Mini Camp

During Teacher Planning Days, our one-day camps are both fun and educational!
Ages 4 to 12
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Camp Scholarships available thanks to the The Batchelor Foundation and Fay Aronson!


CANCELLED - September 2 - Transformers: Nature in Disguise

What would you do if you started your life one way and then the next day you woke up completely different? Well some animals do this through metamorphosis. In this mini-camp students will learn all about how animals change shape and color.

September 30 - Spring into Action

Nature is calling us to act. We all have in impact on nature, so it’s time we become eco-heros protecting the plants and animals we share space with. Explore conservation efforts zoos make and what you can do to help!

October 9 - Up in the Air

Winter is coming… time to head south! In this mini-camp students will learn about the type of species that fly south, the benefits of their migration, and the routes they take.

October 25 - Bumps in the Night

Have you ever wondered what goes bump in the night? You may think it’s the boogie-man, but it’s just nocturnal creatures. Investigate these creatures of the night during this mini-camp.

November 4 - Pollination Sensation

Pollen might make you sneeze and your eyes itchy, but without it fruits and veggies wouldn’t be able to grow. Discover the importance of pollination and all the insects and animals that make it possible.

November 11 - Preventing Extinction

Do you know what animals are extinct? Do you know which ones are near extinction? Join us as we explore what causes extinction and how we can prevent it.

January 20 - Project Zoo

Have you ever wanted to build a zoo? What animals would you include? How would arrange their enclosures? In this mini-camp students will learn goes into creating and maintaining a zoo.

February 17 - Prehistoric Adventure

Become a paleontologist in the search for fossils and check out what we have roaming in the zoo.  Watch out for that pesky tripceratops along the way!

April 10 -Dynamite Dino's

Let’s explore the most prehistoric animals of all! Discover famous dinosaurs that existed during the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods.

May 25 - Habitat Heroes

Metropolis has Superman, Gotham has Batman, and nature has its own heroes known as keystone species.  But what happens if they disappear? Join us and find out!


Camp Meal Plan

We are now offering a packed lunch provided by Zoo Miami's Taste of the Wild catering service! Meal Plan includes a main dish, two sides, and a drink.

Camp Adopt-an-Animal

Bring home all the fun of Camp and support the Zoo's wildlife enrichment by adopting an animal! Each day will feature a different animal based on the week's activities. Discounted package includes plush animal, certificate of adoption, fact sheet, and animal photo by Ron Magill that will be sent home with your child at the end of the day.

Winter Camp

December 23 - January 3

Ages 4 - 12
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)


Registration Opens September 2019!


Camp Scholarships available thanks to the The Batchelor Foundation and Fay Aronson!

Spring Camp

Mar 23 - 27, 2020

Ages 4 - 12
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)


Registration Opens Dec 2019!



Summer Camp

Registration opens March 2020

Ages 4 - 12
8:30am - 4:30pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)




Jr. Zookeeper Camp

Registration Opens March 2020

Ages 11-15
8:30am - 4:30pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)

Campers will be fully emerged into the world of animal science as they work alongside our very own zookeepers.  See if you have what it takes to pursue this very challenging yet rewarding career path. Don’t worry, it won’t be all work and no play! Campers will also get a chance to meet our animal ambassadors behind the scenes and have plenty of time for fun around the zoo! 

Become a Member

Enjoy free admission, exclusive events and deals throughout the year, discounts inside the Zoo and more! Plus, your membership helps support our mission in conservation and education, making your Zoo better for you.

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