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Zoo Camps

Zoo Miami Camps are a stampede of fun!    2017 Kids Crown Award   

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.

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

Contact education@zoomiami.org or 305-255-5551 for more information.

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Thank you to The Batchleor Foundation, Fay Aronson, and private donors for providing camp scholarships 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
 
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 and two sides.

Dates:
  • April 15, 2022: Birds from Around the World

Enjoy a trip around the world of birds at Zoo Camp. Feathered creatures from all over the globe will delight you with their impressive features and behaviors.

  • May 30, 2022: Roaring and Growling at The Zoo

Spend the fun filled day at Zoo Camp and discover astonishing adaptations and behaviors of some furry, fearless, and fascinating carnivores!

Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions
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Summer Camp

 

June 13 - August 12, 2022
Ages 4 - 12
8:30am - 4:30pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)

Week 1 (June 13 - 17): Creepy Crawly Critters
Week 2 (June 20 - 24): Biology Blitz
Week 3 (June 27 - July 1): Wild at Art
Week 4* (July 5 - 8): Scales, Feathers & Furs
Week 5 (July 11 - 15): Shark Week

Week 6 (July 18 - 22): Creepy Crawly Critters
Week 7 (July 25 - 29): Biology Blitz
Week 8 (August 1 - 5): Wild at Art
Week 9 (August 8 - 12): Scales, Feathers & Furs

* There will be no Camp on July 4, 2022

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

Camp Adopt-An-Animal
Bring home all the fun of Camp and support the Zoo's wildlife enrichment by adopting an animal! Each week 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 week.

Refund Policy
Refunds may be requested up to noon time 7 days before your camp week begins. To request a refund for an upcoming camp week, please email education@zoomiami.org with your request to cancel and be sure to include your order confirmation number, session you wish to cancel and camper name(s). Please allow 3 to 4 business days for processing a credit refund which will be refunded to the card on file. 
 
A 20% processing fee will be charged for any refunds requested past this deadline and before the camp start date. No refunds will be issued after camp start. No credits or refunds for missed days. No credits or refunds are issued for inclement weather as camp happens rain or shine. No exceptions will be made to these rules.

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Zoo Careers Camp

Zoo Careers Camp 

June 14 - August 13
Ages 13-15
8:30am - 4:30pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)

An immersive, career exploration camp, where kids will delve into various fields at Zoo Miami!  Everyone knows about zookeepers but what about marketing and conservationl research?  There are so many different parts of the zoo that make it an educational and conservation organization.  In this camp kids will get hands-on in conservation and research, animal behavior, nutrition, graphics, and more!  During camp they will get various behind-the-scenes experiences and talk to various zoo professionals.  Join us for this fun journey!

Due to very high demand, we are closing registration for Teen Camp Volunteers on April 30th. If you have already sent in your application and are waiting on your references, we will honor the May 10th deadline.

 

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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.

Spring Camp

March 21 - 25, 2021
Ages 4 - 12
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)

SOLD OUT

 

Spring Camp (March 21 - 25, 2022): Wildlife Warriors
Campers will dive into the world of wildlife conservation exploring the many issues our animal friends face. Bloom this spring as we discover what we can do at home to help save the planet! Come face to face with our animals, plant native butterfly plants, do fun hands-on science experiments and much more!

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

Camp Adopt-An-Animal
Bring home all the fun of Camp and support the Zoo's wildlife enrichment by adopting an animal! Each week 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 week.

Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions

 

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Winter Camp

December 20 - 30, 2021
Ages 4 - 12
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)
 

Winter Camp Week 1 (December 20-23, 2021): Winter Slumber Party
Let the hibernation begin! Learn all about how plants and animals prepare for the limited resources available in the colder season by taking a long winter nap.
 
Winter Camp Week 2 (December 27-30, 2021): Hide and Seek
Climates vary all over the world! Some habitats are always cold, while others are only cold seasonally. Explore how predator and prey animals both adapt to living in the cold. If the cold is seasonal, how does their winter routine differ from their summer routine? Let’s find out!

 

Camp Meal Plan

Provided by Zoo Miami's Taste of the Wild catering service! Meal Plan includes a main dish and two sides.
 

Camp Adopt-an-Animal

Bring home all the fun of Camp and support the Zoo's wildlife enrichment by adopting an animal! Each week 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.

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