Zoo Camp

All sessions foster an appreciation and understanding of wildlife and nature through animal interactions and observations, games, arts and crafts, and other exciting activities.

Thank you for a great summer camp season! Fall and Winter Camps will be announced soon!

Educational Camps

Fresno Chaffee Zoo offers Zoo Adventures for children ages 3-17 during school breaks. Fall, Winter and Spring Zoo Adventures are single-day educational experiences at your Zoo, while Summer Zoo Adventures are week-long courses with a different theme each week.

Extended Care

An extended care camp schedule is provided for those families that need an early start or late pick-up from zoo camp. The extended day allows for early campers to begin arriving at 7:30 am and late afternoon pick-ups until 5:30 pm. Afternoon care is not available for Cubby Campers. Additional fee applies.

Cubby Camp

Ages 3-5
Enjoy learning with games, art, projects, and fun. Children will engage in a hands-on learning atmosphere. Each class will include a tour of the Zoo and an educational animal visit. A snack will be provided during the morning. Children must be potty trained. Please bring a change of clothes. Morning extended care is available for an additional fee. Extended care in the afternoon is not available for Cubby Campers.

Fall & Winter Classes – Coming Soon!

  • 9am – 12pm
  • Members: $33 per day
  • Non-members: $36 per day

 

Register for Summer

Adventure Camp

Ages 5-11
All sessions of Adventure Camp foster an appreciation for and understanding of animals and nature through live animal interactions, animal observations, games, arts & crafts, and many other exciting activities. Each session will include a tour of the Zoo. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided. Please bring your own lunch. Campers will be grouped by age. Extended care is available for an additional fee.

Fall & Winter Classes – Coming Soon!

  • 9am – 4pm
  • Members: $55 per day
  • Non-members: $59 per day
Register for Summer

Shadow A Keeper

Ages 12-17

Find out what it’s really like to be a zookeeper! Learn about day-to-day care of our animals though the eyes of the the zookeepers. Students experience hands -on learning by working alongside Fresno Chaffee Zoo staff, including unique behind the scenes experiences. All campers must be 12 years old by the date of their camp.
Note: Space is extremely limited.

Fall & Winter Flyer – Coming Soon!

  • 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Members: $65 per day
  • Non-Members: $75 per day
Register for Summer