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!


Weekly starting June 4th – July 27th (excluding July 4th)

Calling all campers! When school is out, camp is in session! This summer your camper will enjoy hands-on activities from themes like Jr. Zookeeper and Conservation Cadets. Each week will present campers with many exciting and adventurous experiences including behind the scenes tours, games, animal enrichment, animal encounters, lessons, and MORE!

Weekly Themes

  • June 4th - 8th Food Web Feast (Pre-K and K are FULL)
  • June 11th - 15th Conservation Cadets
  • June 18th - 22nd Animal Athletes (Pre-K and K are FULL)
  • June 25th - 29th Nocturnal Naturalists (Pre-K and K are FULL)
  • July 9th - 13th World Explorers (Pre-K and K are FULL) 
  • July 16th - 20th Poo, Goo, Eww (1st, 2nd, Pre-K, & K are FULL)
  • July 23rd - 27th Jr Zookeeper (1st, 2nd, Pre-K & K are FULL)

Additional Information

  • Pre-K through 8th grade

  • Please register for the grade your camper is entering

  • Every week starting June 4th through July 27th (excluding July 4th) from 9:00am - 3:00pm.

  • Extended care is available for an additional fee.


  • Zoo Members

    Pre K-K





  • Non Members

    Pre K-K







June 18-22nd for ages 7-9
June 25-29th for ages 10-13
July 9-13th for ages 5-6

Explore animals & nature from around the world and in your own backyard in this camp that takes place both at the Chattanooga Zoo AND the Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center! Campers will go behind the scenes at the Zoo to learn about animals from different continents, and then travel to the Nature Center to explore the beautiful habitats that are right here in Chattanooga! Camp takes place at the Zoo Monday, Wednesday, and Friday & at the Nature Center Tuesday & Thursday.


  • Zoo Members

  • Non Members

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