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Zoo Camps

El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Summer Camp

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All camps are now full.

Children ages 6 – 10 years old
Weekly camps available from June 3rd to August 2nd, 2024

Our Junior Zookeepers will learn about the different animal families, the special care each type of animal needs, and how the Zoo is involved in helping to save wildlife in the wild. Junior Zookeepers will help make enrichments, meet animals up close, learn the skills needed to become a keeper through hands-on experience and games, and be encouraged to help wildlife here in El Paso.

Nine weekly camp sessions are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with drop-off time at 8:30 a.m.

Cost & Registration

Please submit one form per child; due to the high demand for camp spaces, please limit to a max of 2 camps per child.

The camp fee is 125.00, and a discount is available for El Paso Zoo Membership holders, military members, and City Employees. The registration fee includes all supplies, camp t-shirts, daily snacks, and a digital group photo.

El Paso Zoo accepts cash or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover). Full payment is required to secure registration.