Discover the wild

Schools out of session!  Here are a few opportunities for your children to get hands on experiences at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 

Schools Out Day Camp

It’s a holiday and school’s out! Wondering what to do when your child is out of school? Enroll them in one of our day-long camp adventures! Each day has a different theme with different activities, tours, crafts and animal engagements.  Ages 4-11 years.

Camps run 8:00am-4:30pm daily. Fees are per child per day. $45 (Zoofriends members), $50 (non-members). Aftercare is available from 4:30-5:30pm for an additional $10 per day. Campers must bring thier own lunch and two snacks.

Summer Camps 2021 (click to be taken to the summer camp page)

May 31st - August 6th

Kids will go wild for summer camps at the Zoo! Each week-long camp features a different theme designed to engage your child and immerse them in the amazing world of animals. Camp days include themed lessons, stories, crafts, activities, up-close encounters with animal ambassadors, and of course, visits into the zoo!


FULL DAY: 9 AM - 4 PM • Drop off 8-9 AM • $300 per camper / $275 per camper for ZOOfriends Members

HALF DAY: 9 AM - 1 PM • Drop off 8-9 AM • $160 per camper/ $145 per camper for ZOOfriends Members

NEW: Assistant Zookeeper

Think you want to be a zookeeper? Explore the wild world of animal caretaking by working alongside our keepers as they do their daily routines. This experience includes behind the scenes access and Wild Encounter sessions with our animal experts. Teens will even help train an animal and make enrichment treats. Sign your aspiring caretaker now! Spots are limited!

  • Dates: a week long camp from July 26th-30th 

  • Age: 15-17 years old

  • Price: $500/non-members, $475/members

  • Time: Drop off is 8-9am, pick up is 1-1:30

  • To enroll, click HERE! 

Camp Parent Resources

Click here to fill out camper paperwork! All paperwork is online and must be submitted before your child attends camp. Please note that this paperwork does not mean you are enrolled in a camp! You must use the individual links for each camp to enroll. 

If you need help enrolling, or have general questions please call 405-425-0218. 


Cancellation and Refund Policy

1. To cancel your childs enrollment or request a refund, please call 405-425-0218 or email 
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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