Diggin' in the Dirt Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds

$135 members $160 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

Diggin’ in the Dirt

Calling all paleontologists! Just under our feet is a whole new world of creatures waiting to be discovered. Turn over rocks and break apart a fossil to see what hides in the ground. We’ll learn about animals from the past and animals that love the dirt. Come join us for a camp you’ll really dig!

Session 1: June 3-7
Session 2: June 24-28
Session 3: July 22-26



The Littlest Zookeeper Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds

$135 members $160 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

The Littlest Zookeeper

Come learn how we take care of our animals at the Zoo! From elephants to snakes, campers will find out what zookeepers do to make our animals safe, healthy and happy.

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 5-9

Session 4: August 12-16



Hide and Seek Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds

$135 members $160 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

Hide and Seek


Ready, set, go! Get ready for a zoo adventure that explores the world of animal trickery. Whether the animals need to hide or seek they have all kinds of tricks to stay alive and thrive in the wild. We’ll explore camouflaged animals, mimicking animals and danger colored animals

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 8-12
Session 3: July 29-August 2



Marvelous Animal Heroes Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Marvelous Animal Heroes

Grab your capes and get ready for the adventure of a life time! Marvel at the superheroes of the animal kingdom and discover some of their amazing powers!

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 22-26



Critter Cafe Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Critter Cafe

What’s on the menu? It’s a feeding frenzy!  This camp has the perfect recipe for animal food chain fun.


Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: August 5-9



Splash Bash! Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Splash Bash!

There is no denying, water is everywhere! Discover the importance of water for every animal, from Stingrays to Sturgeon!


Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: July 22-26



Zoo Animal Rescue Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Zoo Animal Rescue

Go on an adventure to discover the exciting ways that the Zoo works to help animals in the wild, and see how you can do your part.

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Mammal Mania Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Mammal Mania

Discover why it’s so fantastic to be furry in this zoo camp all about marvelous mammals. Some have long hair, some have short hair, and some hair comes in pretty patterns.

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 5-9



Encore Days - The Best of Summer Camp


Encore Days for 6-10 year olds

$40 members $45 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Encore Week

Return to the Zoo for the last camp experiences before the end of summer. Sessions pull on favorite activities from the summer with unique experiences each day

Day 1: August 12

Day 2: August 13


Day 3: August 14


Day 4: August 15


Day 5: August 16



Game On! Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Game On!

Select your character, roll the dice, and get ready to test your luck in this game themed camp all about animals. From TV game shows to sports to board games, all styles of games will be incorporated as you race through the Zoo!

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Venom! Summer Camp


NEW! Museum Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Museum camps will be based out of our newly renovated Promedica Museum of Natural History.

Venom!

This camp is something you can really sink your teeth into! Discover some of the world’s most dangerous creatures and learn about their unique adaptations in this exciting camp all about venom!

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 5-9



Land Before Time Summer Camp


NEW! Museum Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Museum camps will be based out of our newly renovated Promedica Museum of Natural History.

Land Before Time

Travel back in time to search for a sabre tooth or marvel at a mammoth in this exciting camp about the prehistoric animals of Ohio!

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Undercover Animals Summer Camp


NEW! Museum Camps for 6-10 year olds

$185 members $235 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Museum camps will be based out of our newly renovated Promedica Museum of Natural History.

Undercover Animals

Flip over rocks, dig in the dirt, and sift through the sand to discover hidden animals in this camp about the not so easily seen.

Session 1: June 24-28

Session 2: July 22-26



Enrichment and Training Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 8-10 year olds

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Enrichment & Training (Ages 8-10)

Have you ever wondered how keepers keep animals at the zoo busy? Or how they get a polar bear to come inside? Discover the wonders of training and the importance of Enrichment in the zoo.

Session 1: June 10-14
Session 2: June 24-28
Session 3: July 15-19
Session 4: July 29-August 2



Wild Artist Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 6-7 year olds

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Wild Artist (Ages 6-7)

Let’s create wild art! Using paint, paper, clay and other different materials make your own art masterpieces and exhibit them at the end of the week art show.

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: July 22-26



Master Builder: Zoo Edition Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 8-10 year olds

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Master Builder: Zoo Edition (Ages 8-10)

Do you have what it takes to earn the title of Master Builder? Discover what goes into building and designing animals exhibits at the zoo, and then put your skills to the test by creating an animal exhibit of your very own!

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: August 5-9



Junior Zookeeper I Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 11-15 year olds

$300 members $350 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm.

Junior Zookeeper I

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a zookeeper? Find out all the basics of Zoo keeping and how our keepers take care of animals every day. You will get the chance to clean exhibits and prepare diets—even go behind the scenes! Junior Zookeeper I will focus on different areas than Junior Zookeeper II.

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 17-21

Session 3: July 8-12

Session 4: July 22-26

Session 5: August 5-9



Junior Zookeeper II Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 11-15 year olds

$300 members $350 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm.

Junior Zookeeper II

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a zookeeper? Discover some of our specialized keepers and how we keep our animals healthy. You will get the chance to clean exhibits and prepare diets—even go behind the scenes!  Junior Zookeeper II will focus on different areas than Junior Zookeeper I.

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: July 15-19

Session 4: July 29-August 2



Leaders of the Pack Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 11-15 year olds

$300 members $350 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm. See adjusted schedule for Leaders of the Pack.

Leaders of the Pack (Ages 11-15)

9:00am-3:00pm (M, T, F) Overnight Adventure (W 6pm- Th 10am)


Challenge yourself in this camp all about being a leader! Try our Ariel adventure course, join in on a conservation project, create your very own video for a zoo animal, and work with the education department to engage the public! Also campers will be able to spend the night at the Zoo.

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 22-26



Conservation Explorers Summer Camp


Experience Camps for 11-15 year olds

$300 members $350 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm.


Conservation Explorers

Make a difference! Help Zoo staff with a conservation project, learn about the many ways the Zoo helps animals in the wild, and take a trip into the field for some first-hand conservation

* This camp goes off Zoo Grounds

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 12-16



Fishing Camp (Ages 8-10) Summer Camp


Fishing Camps

$300 members $350 non-members

Camps generally run 9:00am-3:00pm. Adjusted schedules for specific days will be sent out.

*These camps go off Zoo grounds


Fishing Camp (Ages 8-10)

If you like to fish or have always wanted to try but have not had the opportunity, this camp is for you! Learn the basics from rigging your pole to properly baiting your hook. Daily trip to local ponds, a charter trip on Lake Erie and a fishing derby on Friday are part of the excitement. Rods, reels and bait are provided but if you like, you may bring your own gear.

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: July 22-26




Toledo Zoo and Aquarium
2 Hippo Way, Toledo, Ohio 43614
Main Line: 419-385-5721  •  Information Line: 419-385-4040