Austin Zoo Saturday Camps

Our Saturday Camps are back! Do you have a child with a thirst for knowledge and a love for wildlife? Look no further than Austin Zoo’s Saturday Camps! On 2 Saturdays a month, we will host an all-day camp where we will explore our world through animal encounters, biofacts, crafts, STEM activities, keeper talks, and more!

Camps will run from 10 AM – 4 PM. 

To register for Saturday Camps, click HERE

Price: $60 per camp for members, $75 for non-members  

Age: 6-10

Dates and Themes:  

  • January 29 – Art Safari 
    • Come celebrate animals through art! This craft-based camp will teach campers to respect wildlife and see the beauty in the world around them.  
  • February 12 – Wild World Passport 
    • Come travel the world with us! We will jump from continent to continent, meeting animals from all around the world and completing culture-based crafts.
  • February 26 – Animal Professionals 
    • Come learn all about what it takes to work with animals! Campers will meet zookeepers and plenty of animal friends, and complete fun animal-science based activities.
  • March 19 – Animal Appetites 
    • What’s on the menu? At the zoo, it depends on the animal! Campers will learn all about animal diets through animal encounters and creating enrichment for zoo animals.  
  • March 26 – Spring into Action 
    • What kind of changes happen in nature during the spring? Let’s find out! Campers will learn all about pollinators and complete fun nature-based crafts.  
  • April 9 – The Most Extreme Animals 
    • Who is the best of the best in the animal kingdom? Campers will learn all about the strongest, fastest, and boldest animals in the world through animal encounters and plenty of outdoor activities.   
  • April 23 – Wildlife Heroes  
    • This Earth Day week, let’s learn what we can do to help our wild friends! This conservation focused camp will include meeting several ambassador animals, science experiments, and more!  

What to Bring: 

  • Lunch (& snacks if needed) 
  • Mask to be worn inside the classroom 
  • Refillable water bottle 
  • Closed-toe shoes 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Bug spray 
  • Hat or cap 

To register for Saturday Camps, click HERE