Zoo Camps

Sign your children up for a WILD adventure! North Carolina Zoo Camp is way for kids to learn about animals and our natural environment in an outdoor setting. Zoo camp programs offer a one-day or week-long experience for students entering grades 1 - 6. Zoo camp activities may include visiting park habitats, meeting a zookeeper, creating a take-home craft, conducting experiments, and playing games.

The North Carolina Zoo is proud to offer Camp KidZu! These day camps are specifically designed for kids with high-functioning autism in rising 3rd-8th grades that offer social, educational, and recreational activities in a structured but fun environment. Camp KidZu may include visiting park exhibits, meeting a zookeeper, creating a take-home craft, and making new friends all while learning about the Zoo’s resident animals and conservation efforts.


For more information regarding Zoo Camp contact the Zoo education office by phone 336.879.7718, toll free 1.800.488.0444 ext. 7718 or email.


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