Zoo Camps & Educational Opportunities

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Zoo Camp Information 2021

November 22, 23 & 24 from 10:00am – 3:00pm

Children ages 5 – 11 are invited to a feast for the beasts at the Zoo. Join us in the days leading up to Thanksgiving as we go on a culinary safari and discover what’s on the menu for our animal residents. You may sign up for one, two or all three days! $30/day nonmembers, $27/day members*.

*Members who have not previously signed up for Zoo camp please contact the Education Department to ensure you receive your member rate. Please provide name of adult member, child’s name and birthdate. Email  or call 707-441-4217.

Thanksgiving Break CAMPS

Cub Club (Ages 5-7)

Cub Club is a wild adventure for the young explorer. During each class we learn about animals through intimate encounters, hands-on exploration, theater, storybooks, art and more.

Monday, November 22 – Hungry, Hungry, Herbivores

Tuesday, November 23 – Clever Carnivores

Wednesday, November 24 – Dining with Omnivores

Jr. Zookeepers (Ages 8-11)

Hands-on learning about animals including caring for, feeding and making special treats for our zoo ambassadors. Camps cater to diverse learners and always include arts, physical movement and multi-sensory exploration.

Monday, November 22 – Hors D’oeuvres for Herbivores

Tuesday, November 23 – Entrée a la Carnivore

Wednesday, November 24 – Omnivore’s Just Desserts

Register for Zoo Camp

Register for camp below. You will be redirected to a new website to complete registration.

Stories and Stuffies is on hold until further notice. Please check back to see when we will be able to resume this activity.

Would you like to share your love of the zoo with a child in need? Email Foundation Executive Director, Leigh Pierre-Oetker at to discuss sponsorship of a camper. Your generosity will help expand the mind of an eager young learner!