Summer Kid Programs
Check back in the spring for Zoo Safari 2023 information!
Zoo Safar Summer Camp is for 1st - 6th-grade students
and takes place Monday - Friday, 9 - 12 noon or 1:30 - 4:30 pm.

Check out our class descriptions below:

Critter Classification (going into first or second grade)
Discover the slinky, furry and fluffy critters of Ellen Trout Zoo and around the world.
Campers will come face-to-face with creatures\great and small, play games, be creative with animal crafts and explore their zoo!
Wild Detectives (going into third and fourth grade)
Become Eco-explorers and investigate endangered animals and their endangered wild homes.
Campers will meet rare and endangered animals, go behind the scenes and discover ways to help conserve and protect our animal friends.
Zoo Engineers (going into fifth and sixth grade)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to run the zoo? Campers will design exhibits for their
favorite zoo animals, set up and take touch carts throughout the zoo, develop an enrichment project, and more.

Junior Zookeeper

Junior Zookeeper is a competitive program designed to provide students going into the seventh, eighth, and ninth
grades an opportunity to explore a career path as a zookeeper. If selected, students may participate in the program for a maximum of two years.
Application, Essay, and Teacher Recommendation due . . . .  TBD 2023
If contacted for one, interviews will be held . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . TBD 2023