Zoo Camps

Slither, crawl, jump, fly, or run to Zoo Camp this spring break! No matter what your preferred method of arriving we’ve got a camp for you! Explore the zoo in a way you never have before through games, crafts, animal meet and greets and more!

Summer Zoo Camp 2020

June 15th - August 7th

We are excited to announce that summer camp at the Chattanooga Zoo has officially been approved to open! We can’t wait to see campers here starting June 15th! In order to comply with CDC guidelines and requirements listed by Governor Lee’s Tennessee Plgede, some things may look a little different. But rest assured - Camp ChattaZOOga will still be a wildly good time!


At this time registration is FULL for campers entering Pre-K & Kindergarten.
For 1st & 2nd Grade Campers, spots are available in Animalympics July 27-31 but all other weeks are FULL.
If you would like to be added to the Camp Waitlist please email We will be looking at expanding our capacity and/or adding additional groups later in the summer as federal, state, and local officials allow.


On the prowl for summer activities for your pups, hatchlings, and cubs?! Let them run a little wild this summer at the Chattanooga Zoo! Starting June 15th, join us for summer camp and prepare for weeks full of animal exploration, scientific discoveries, and whole lot of FUN! 

Camp ChattaZOOga runs Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm with options for extended care. Programs are available for children entering Pre-K through 8th Grade.

We will now be combining groups as follows (remember to register your child for the grade they will be entering in the FALL):
  • Pre-K & Kindergarten 
  • 1st Grade & 2nd Grade 
  • 3rd Grade & 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade & 6th Grade 
  • 7th Grade & 8th Grade  
Groups will be limited to 10 campers each. Therefore, there may be limited availability for some weeks of camps. 


We will be implementing the following safety guidelines to ensure the safety of our Zoo Campers:

  • Daily temperature checks of all campers
  • Staggered drop off and pick up times
  • Face masks required to be work by all zoo staff 
  • Face masks encouraged to be worn by all campers 
  • No off-site excursions
  • Touch opportunities during animal meet and greets will be postponed until further notice
  • Frequent hand washing and/or use of hand sanitizer 
  • Limited physical interactions between individuals

 Extended Care - Early Drop off beings at 8am and After Care ends at 5pm when the zoo closes 

  • $20 per day 
  • $80 per week
**Please note that all children must be fully potty trained in order to attend Camp ChattaZOOga. 

Email with any camp questions or concerns




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