Camps

Discover the wild

Summer Break Camps

Summer camps meet Monday - Friday. Snack is provided, but ALL campers (half day and full day) need to bring a lunch. Advance registration and payment are required. Please be prepared to give a copy of immunizations for your child upon check-in

Cost below is for one week, per child.

  • Half Day (8:00 am - 12:30 pm): $125 (member), $140 (non-member)
  • *Full Day (8:00 am - 5:15 pm): $280 (member), $315 (non-member)

*After the morning session ends at 12:30 pm, your child will enjoy a variety of activities including zoo play, exhibit tours, animal visits, keeper chats, enrichment, water play, as well as rides and attractions at the Zoo. We will also visit the Science Museum of Oklahoma each week. Daily snack is provided. Extended day officially ends at 5:15, and late pick-up fees of $1/ minute will apply.

Parent Resources

Here is a good portion of the paperwork you will need to have filled out for each child. Please print and have it filled out for your child(ren)’s first day of summer camp! If you aren’t able to print, we will have extra copies at check in.

Child Care Forms

Parent Program Handbook

Please be prepared to give a copy of immunizations for your child upon check-in


JULY 11 - 15

Click on the age group to register your child, or call 405-425-0218.

Old McDonald (3 yrs)

Old McDonald has a farm at the OKC Zoo! Join us as we mosey on down to the barn to learn about your favorite farm animals and help care for a few of them too.

Scales, Tails, and Claws (4-5 yrs - Filled), (6-7 yrs - Filled), (8-11 yrs - Filled)

Sometimes reptiles get a bad rap. Scoot, slither, and slink on over as we meet some up close and catch and release wild turtles at Zoo Lake.


JULY 18 - 22

Click on the age group to register your child, or call 405-425-0218.

Jungle Trekking (4-5 yrs - Filled), (6-7 yrs - Filled)

Swing into our jungle (and Jungle Gym)! We'll explore rainforest animals, how they survive, and how they play.

Rainforest Rundown (8-11 yrs)

What's lurking in the understorey, or high in the canopy of a tree? Learn all about the layers of the rainforest and the animals that inhabit it.

Living the Night Life (12-15 yrs)

Come explore the creatures of the night and see what happens when the sun sets at the zoo. This camp meets Mon-Wed and Fri from 8am-12;30pm, and Thurs from 5-8pm for an evening hike.


JULY 25 - 29

Click on the age group to register your child, or call 405-425-0218.

Paw Patrol (4-5 yrs - Filled), (6-7 yrs - Filled)

No job is too big. You're not too small to join the Zoo's Paw Patrol! Come explore the ways that you can help the pups save the day.

ZooCraft (8-11 yrs)

Do you enjoy mining resources and crafting creations? Bring your imagination as we build real objects, ride real rides, and meet real animals.


AUGUST 1 - 5

Click on the age group to register your child, or call 405-425-0218.

Zoolympics (4-5 yrs - Filled), (6-7 yrs), (8-11 yrs)

Let the games begin! Join us in discovering which animals should win Olympic medals for their amazing athletic skills.


AUGUST 8 - 12

Click on the age group to register your child, or call 405-425-0218.

Zoo Friend, Zoo Friend...What Do You See? (3 yrs)

I see animals looking at me! Join us for an exploration around the zoo to learn about marvelous animals that are stars in Eric Carle's colorful children's books. (Must be potty trained).

Let's Get PreZOOstoric (4-5 yrs - Filled), (6-7 yrs - Filled)

What's the dig on dinosaurs? Learn about prehistoric animals while meeting some of their modern day cousins! Explore the Ice Age and more, only without the cold!

Animal SENSE-ations (8-11 yrs)

Do you test with your feet? Some animals have extraordinary senses. Make sensory crafts and watch animals use their own senses. The camp is great for sensory-oriented individuals.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

1. Cancellations must be in writing—no phone or email cancellations will be accepted. Mail to: Education Department, OKC Zoo, 2101 NE 50th, OKC, OK 73111.
2. No refunds for cancellations made less than 7 days prior to program start date.
3. Classes are transferable to children in the same age group; however a 20% service charge will apply for any changes in the original registration.
4. The Zoo reserves the right to cancel classes if registration is below required minimum.
5. Programs are held "rain or shine" unless the zoo is closed due to severe weather conditions.

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