Single Day Summer Camp - August 12 - Africa Safari


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$55 members $65 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Please note that before and after camp care is not available on single days.

Single Days

Get the best of Summer Safari Camp in a single day. Sessions pull on favorite activities from the summer with unique experiences each day

Tuesday, May 28: Mammal Mania

Wednesday, May 29: Under the Sea

Thursday, May 30: Animal Defenses


Monday, August 12: Africa Safari

Tuesday, August 13: Animal Giants

Wednesday, August 14: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 15: Zoo Olympics

Friday, August 16: Animal Teams



Single Day Summer Camp - August 13 - Animal Giants


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$55 members $65 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Please note that before and after camp care is not available on single days.

Single Days

Get the best of Summer Safari Camp in a single day. Sessions pull on favorite activities from the summer with unique experiences each day

Tuesday, May 28: Mammal Mania

Wednesday, May 29: Under the Sea

Thursday, May 30: Animal Defenses


Monday, August 12: Africa Safari

Tuesday, August 13: Animal Giants

Wednesday, August 14: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 15: Zoo Olympics

Friday, August 16: Animal Teams



Single Day Summer Camp - August 14 - Splash Bash


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$55 members $65 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Please note that before and after camp care is not available on single days.

Single Days

Get the best of Summer Safari Camp in a single day. Sessions pull on favorite activities from the summer with unique experiences each day

Tuesday, May 28: Mammal Mania

Wednesday, May 29: Under the Sea

Thursday, May 30: Animal Defenses


Monday, August 12: Africa Safari

Tuesday, August 13: Animal Giants

Wednesday, August 14: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 15: Zoo Olympics

Friday, August 16: Animal Teams



Single Day Summer Camp - August 15 - Zoo Olympics


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$55 members $65 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Please note that before and after camp care is not available on single days.

Single Days

Get the best of Summer Safari Camp in a single day. Sessions pull on favorite activities from the summer with unique experiences each day

Tuesday, May 28: Mammal Mania

Wednesday, May 29: Under the Sea

Thursday, May 30: Animal Defenses


Monday, August 12: Africa Safari

Tuesday, August 13: Animal Giants

Wednesday, August 14: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 15: Zoo Olympics

Friday, August 16: Animal Teams



Single Day Summer Camp - August 16 - Animal Teams


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$55 members $65 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Please note that before and after camp care is not available on single days.

Single Days

Get the best of Summer Safari Camp in a single day. Sessions pull on favorite activities from the summer with unique experiences each day

Tuesday, May 28: Mammal Mania

Wednesday, May 29: Under the Sea

Thursday, May 30: Animal Defenses


Monday, August 12: Africa Safari

Tuesday, August 13: Animal Giants

Wednesday, August 14: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 15: Zoo Olympics

Friday, August 16: Animal Teams



Hide and Seek Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$150 members $175 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 24-28

Session 2: July 29- August 2



Animal Babies Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$150 members $175 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon


Animal Babies

From Cubs to Calves, learn all about the newest residents of the Zoo and how they grow up.

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: July 8-12



Splash Bash! Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$150 members $175 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon


Splash Bash!

Get your goggles ready and dive into this fun camp about underwater animals. This camp will be visiting the Splash Pad (day dependent on weather).

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 5-9



Move It Move It Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$150 members $175 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon


Move It Move It

Fly, swim, climb and hop along with animals. Discover all the ways animals move around their world.

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 22-26



Terrific Tails (Parent/Preschooler Camp)


Camps for Parent and Preschoolers (ages 3-5):

$100 members $125 non-members(for parent/child pair)

Camps run 9:30am-Noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Terrific Tails

Whether it's swinging from trees, helping to swim fast, or swatting flies, tails are terrific no matter what size! Discover unique animal tails throughout the Zoo and their many uses in this fun adult/child camp!

Session 1: June 17, 19 and 21

Session 2: July 22, 24 and 26



Radical Reptiles Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Radical Reptiles

Slither, scoot, or crawl into this camp to learn all about the zoos scaly creatures.

Session 1: June 24-28

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 22-26



Rainforest Rangers Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Rainforest Rangers

Calling all Rainforest Rangers! Join us on a mission to learn all bout rainforests around the world and what you can do to help them!

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: July 15-19



Animal Giants Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Animal Giants

From Elephants to Crocodiles, discover all the colossal critters that call the Zoo home.

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: July 22-26



Wildlife Warriors Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Wildlife Warriors

Why does a skunk spray? A rattlesnake rattle? Or a turtle have a shell? Learn the answers to all these questions and more in this exciting camp all about animal defenses.

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: August 5-9



Survivor: Zoo Edition Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Survivor: Zoo Edition

Do you think you have what it takes to face some of nature’s toughest challenges? Work together to overcome obstacles and discover how the zoos animals tough it out in some of the harshest habitats around the globe!

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Zoo Olympics Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Zoo Olympics

Go for the gold in this camp all about the athletes of the animal world!

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 5-9



Monkeying Around Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Monkeying Around

Join in on all the monkey fun in this camp. Learn about the many species of primates, along with some other tree-dwelling friends.

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Wilderness Explorers Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Wilderness Explorers

Follow the footprints, search for scat, and listen for calls in this camp all about the clues animals leave behind. Earn “badges” as you discover tracks from your own back yard to all over the world.

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: July 22-26

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Africa Safari Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Africa Safari

Grab your gear and join us on a Safari to discover cheetahs, hippos, gorillas, and all of the amazing animals that call Africa home!

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 17-21

Session 3: August 5-9



Animal Behavior Summer Camp


Camps for 8-12 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Animal Behavior

Animals have behaviors for everything from finding food to interacting with each other! Keeping animals happy and healthy at the Zoo is a full-time job. See how our staff creates enrichment, trains the animals for health check-ups, and designs exhibits for natural behaviors of the animals.

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: July 22-26



Master Builder Summer Camp


Camps for 8-12 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Master Builder

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 10-14

Session 2: July 8-12

Session 3: July 29-August 2



Wild Artist Summer Camp


Camps for 8-12 year olds:

$250 members $300 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Wild Artist

Let’s create wild art! Grab your paintbrushes and markers and get ready to make your own animal artwork to exhibit at the end of the week art show.


Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19

Session 3: August 5-9



Junior Zookeeper A Summer Camp


Camps for 10-15 year olds:

$350 members $400 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Junior Zookeeper A

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!  This camp will include at least 2 behind the scenes experiences, 2 exhibit cleaning experiences and one keeper talk.

Below are just a few of the experiences section A offers. Section A and B will have different activities.

  • Behind-the-Scenes Tours: Reptile House, Penguins

  • Exhibit Cleaning Experience: Elephant Exhibit, Barnyard

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 10-14

Session 3: June 17-21

Session 4: June 24-28

Session 5: July 8-12

Session 6: July 15-19

Session 7: July 22-26

Session 8: July 29-August 2

Session 9: August 5-9



Junior Zookeeper B Summer Camp


Camps for 10-15 year olds:

$350 members $400 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Junior Zookeeper B

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!  This camp will include at least 2 behind the scenes experiences, 2 exhibit cleaning experiences and one keeper talk. 


Below are just a few of the experiences Section B offers. Section A and B will have different activities.

  • Behind-the-Scenes Tours: Vet Hospital, Africa Barn/Ostrich

  • Exhibit Cleaning Experience: Rhino, Bears


Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: June 10-14

Session 3: June 17-21

Session 4: June 24-28

Session 5: July 8-12

Session 6: July 15-19

Session 7: July 22-26

Session 8: July 29-August 2

Session 9: August 5-9



Leaders of the Pack Summer Camp


Camps for 10-15 year olds:

$350 members $400 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Leaders of the Pack

Challenge yourself in this camp all about being a leader! Check out what it takes to be one of our Zoo Teens and how our education department inspires visitors. Try our Aerial adventure course and create your very own video for a zoo animal. Campers will spend the night in one of our buildings! Camp runs 9:00am-3:00pm (M, T, F) Overnight Adventure (W 6pm- Th 10am)

Session 1: June 10-14

Session 2: June 24-28

Session 3: July 22-26



Saving Species Summer Camp


Camps for 10-15 year olds:

$350 members $400 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Saving Species

Zoos help animals all around the world, but especially right around our home area of Ohio. Dive into the cool conservation projects the Zoo staff has worked on including turtles, snakes, butterflies and more. Join our Conservation staff out in the field trapping, measuring and tagging turtles. As an added bonus, some of the days will include fishing. Anglers play an important role in helping to preserve our natural areas. Fishing poles and bait will be provided.

*This camp goes off-grounds to Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge and multiple Toledo Metroparks. An Itinerary will be provided.

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 8-12



Bird Camp Summer Camp


Camps for 10-15 year olds:

$350 members $400 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Bird Camp

Do you love birds? Join our resident ornithologist in this camp all about our feathered friends! Go on morning bird walks through the park, learn what our bird keepers do, and visit some of the area’s best birding spots. Use the tools of the trade to help identify birds from knowing their features to learning their songs.

*This camp goes off-grounds. An Itinerary will be provided.


Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: July 29-August 2




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