At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

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Candice Rennels | (405) 425-0298 | crennels@okczoo.org
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THIS SUMMER, KIDS CAN GO WILD AT OKC ZOO CAMPS

Make this summer one to remember with a series of week-long day camps at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden! Each camp has its own theme and includes educational activities, in-park exploration and unforgettable experiences you can’t find anywhere else. These adventure-filled camps for kids ages 4 through 15 are weekly through the August 9 and include half-day options for 4 to 5 year olds. Themes for 2019 summer camps include: Dr. Zoo Little (for aspiring veterinarians); The Great EscApe; A Jungle Story; Turtle Talk; Master Zoo Chef; Web Walkers; Weird Science; Ele-bration; A Kaleidoscope of Color; and more!

“Summer break is a great time to let kids explore their passions and the Zoo is the best place in Oklahoma City to both inspire a connection to nature and use that connection to build a scientific understanding of the world,” said Rachael Robinson, OKC Zoo director of education. “With 20 summer camp options to choose from, there is something everyone will love.” 

Camp availability is limited and some options are at or near capacity. Full-day camps are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and cost $300 per student (non-members) and $275 per student for ZOOfriends members. Half-day camps, available for 4-5 year olds, are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and cost $160 per student (non-members) and $145 for ZOOfriends members. Extended care options are available from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $50 per week. All camps include a free t-shirt! Registration is available online at okczoo.org/camps and by phone at (405) 425-0218.

We are wild about summer at the Oklahoma City Zoo! Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Regular admission is $11 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay up-to-date with the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and by visiting Our Stories. Zoo fans can support the OKC Zoo by becoming Oklahoma Zoological Society members at ZOOfriends.org or in-person at the Zoo! To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.

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