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Schools Out Day Camps

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Schools Out Day Camps 

attention! Important registration instructions: 

  • We recently moved to a new registration system, so if you have attended camps with us in the past the process has changed. 

  • To build your cart, right click on the dates and click "open in new tab". You can do this multiple times to put multiple dates in your cart. 

  • The last new tab that you open, will have all your selected camps in them. This way you only have to do one transaction!

  • If you'd like to apply your membership discount, don't forget to sign into your account using the "my membership" tab on the top right of your screen while in the cart.


Camp Information

  • Ages 4-11.

  • Drop off is from 8:00-8:30am and pick up is from 4:00-4:30pm. 

  • After-care is provided from 4:30-5:30 for $10/day

  • Campers must bring their own lunch and a morning and afternoon snack.

  • $50/child for non-members and $45/child for members 


Click each month to view available Schools Out camps!

October

OCTOBER 15TH: HORNS, HOOVES, AND HERDS

 Whether it’s a galloping gazelle or a hard-headed ram, these wild cattle are built to last.  Stomp on over as we explore more about these hooved heroes and what they do to protect the herd.


OCTOBER 16TH: PAWS, CLAWS, AND PACKS 

Are you a lone wolf or do you hang out in a pride? Get ahead of the pack as you learn about how wild cats and dogs thrive! 


OCTOBER 19TH: FEATHERS, BEAKS, AND FLOCKS 

Birds of a feather, flock together…well not always! Explore  how these winged wonders navigate the world, whether alone or in a flock! 

 

November

NOVEMBER 23RD: LARGE AND IN CHARGE

With few natural predators and little competition for food…not much can stop a big animal! Whether it's an enormous elephant or a weighty whale, it pays to be the largest animal in your habitat! 


NOVEMBER 24TH: HAPPY MEDIUMS

Some animals are happy to be right in the middle...of size that is! Learn about how being a medium-sized animal means you depend on your pals for survival! 


NOVEMBER 25TH: TINY LIVES

Whether it’s a microscopic water bear or a pygmy owl, being small has its advantages. Take a look at these tiny creatures up-close and see how they make a BIG impact on our natural world.

December

DECEMBER 21ST: SELF DEFENSE 101

To spray or not to spray, that is the question—well if you're a skunk.  Discover the fascinating ways that animals defend themselves from danger! 


DECEMBER 22ND: HOLIDAY HURRAY 

The holidays means new structures to play on, novel food items, and gifts from friends like you! Help us put the hurray in our Zoo residents' holiday season. 


DECEMBER 23RD: RADICAL RED PANDAS

Racoon, bear, or something else all together? Come learn why the red panda is a radical animal that stands out from the rest! 


DECEMBER 28TH: FRIENDLY FISH 

Don't let this one slip by--come explore the scaley world of fish! It's sure to be fintastic! 


DECEMBER 29TH: BEAUTIFUL BIRDS 

With bright, flashy colors, birds sure do know how to stand out! Explore why birds are so colorful…and sometimes not! 


DECEMBER 30TH: SCALES AND TAILS  

Sssslither and STOMP your way to the Zoo to be immersed in the amazing world of reptiles! 

January

JANUARY 4TH: SLIPPERY SALAMANDERS

Is it a frog? Is it a lizard? No, it's a SALAMANDER!  Find out what makes these mysterious creatures so amazing as we expore their amphibious lives. 


JANUARY 18TH: SHELLEBRATION

Don’t miss out on the shellebration! Join us as we explore all things turtle and tortoise! 

February

FEBRUARY 12TH: WE HEART ANIMALS

Show animals love as you create enrichment for our animal ambassadors, Zoo residents, and even the critters in your own backyard!


FEBRUARY 15TH: PERFECT PAIRS

Whether it's picking bugs off a rhino's back or using a burrow made by an armadillo, some animals depend on each other! Learn about  perfect pairs of the animal world. 


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 speck@okczoo.org. 
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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