All Paws on Deck Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$145 members $170 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

All Paws on Deck!

We need all paws on deck! No job is too big and no kid is too small! Join us on animal rescue missions and collect badges along the way!

Session 1: June 27-July 1

Session 2: August 1-5



Barnyard Buddies Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$145 members $170 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

Barnyard Buddies

Head down on the farm in this camp to learn all about some of your favorite barnyard buddies and their wild animal relatives

Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: July 11-15



Zoo's Clues Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$145 members $170 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

Zoo's Clues

Get your handy dandy notebooks ready! Follow the paw prints and gather clues to solve a new animal mystery each day!

Session 1: June 13-17

Session 2: July 18-22

Session 3: August 8-12



Super Senses Summer Camp


Camps for 4-5 year olds:

$145 members $170 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-Noon

Super Senses

Animals have eyes, ears, and noses just like us! See what it is like to have ears like elephants, a tongue like a hummingbird, eyes like owls, and a nose like a wolf.

Session 1: June 20-24

Session 2: July 25-29



Zooper Heroes Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Zooper Heroes

Super Strength, Indivisibility, and Flight are just a few of the amazing animal abilities you’ll explore in this action packed camp all about the super heroes of the animal kingdom.

Session 1: June 27-July 1

Session 2: July 18-22

Session 3: August 8-12



Dr. ZooLittle Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Dr. ZooLittle

Do you ever wish you could talk to animals? Discover the amazing ways animals talk to each other and how we communicate with our animals here at the zoo.

Session 1: June 13-17

Session 2: June 27-July 1

Session 3: July 25-29



Splash Bash! Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Splash Bash!

Get your flippers ready and dive into this exciting camp about underwater animals.

Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: July 11-15

Session 3: August 1-5



Land Before Time Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Land Before Time

Travel back in time to search for a saber tooth or marvel at a mammoth in this exciting camp about animals from the past and their living relatives here at the zoo.

Session 1: June 13-17

Session 2: July 11-15



Game On! Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 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.

Session 1: June 20-24

Session 2: July 18-22

Session 3: August 8-12



World Travelers Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

World Travelers

Go on an animal expedition around the world to learn all about animals from every continent!

Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: July 25-29



Wildly Weird Animals Summer Camp


Camps for 6-10 year olds:

$195 members $245 non-members

Camps run 9:00am-3:00pm

Wildly Weird Animals

Have you ever seen a fish that breathes air, a mammal that curls into a ball, or a reptile that runs on two legs? In this camp, we will discover all of the unique traits that help animals to survive.

Session 1: June 20-24

Session 2: August 1-5



Saving Species Summer Camp


Zoo Career Exploration:

The camps below involve smaller class-size, more hands-on in-depth learning all about what people do at the Zoo. This includes behavior staff, zookeepers, conservation staff and field work, videographers, veterinarians and more! These camps are for an age range of 8 to 15, with each camp having their own minimum age requirement.

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.

Minimum Age 10

Cost: $300 members $350 non-members

Session 1: June 27-July 1

Session 2: July 11-15



Animal Behavior Summer Camp


Zoo Career Exploration:

The camps below involve smaller class-size, more hands-on in-depth learning all about what people do at the Zoo. This includes behavior staff, zookeepers, conservation staff and field work, videographers, veterinarians and more! These camps are for an age range of 8 to 15, with each camp having their own minimum age requirement.

Animal Behavior

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.

Ages 8-10

Cost: $225 members $275 non-members

Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: June 27-July 1
Session 3: August 1-5



Junior Zookeeper (Section B) Summer Camp


Zoo Career Exploration:

The camps below involve smaller class-size, more hands-on in-depth learning all about what people do at the Zoo. This includes behavior staff, zookeepers, conservation staff and field work, videographers, veterinarians and more! These camps are for an age range of 8 to 15, with each camp having their own minimum age requirement.

Junior Zookeeper

Minimum Age 10

Cost: $300 members $350 non-members

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!  Each Section will include 2 behind the scenes experiences, one diet prep, two exhibit cleanings and at least one keeper talk.

Experiences will be different between Section A and B.

Section B
Experiences include behind the scenes at animal commissary and the Museum. Clean exhibits at the barnyard, gorillas, and Africa. Feed animals at the Africa exhibit. Listen to our keepers talk about hippos and sturgeon conservation.



Session 1: June 13-17

Session 2: June 27-July 1

Session 3: July 18-22

Session 4: August 1-5



Junior Zookeeper (Section A) Summer Camp


Zoo Career Exploration:

The camps below involve smaller class-size, more hands-on in-depth learning all about what people do at the Zoo. This includes behavior staff, zookeepers, conservation staff and field work, videographers, veterinarians and more! These camps are for an age range of 8 to 15, with each camp having their own minimum age requirement.

Junior Zookeeper

Minimum Age 10

Cost: $300 members $350 non-members

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!  Each Section will include 2 behind the scenes experiences, one diet prep, two exhibit cleanings and at least one keeper talk.

Experiences will be different between Section A and B.

Section A
Experiences include behind the scenes at reptiles, vet hospital and Aquarium. Clean exhibits at the barnyard and elephants. Prepare diets for the Aquarium. Listen to our keepers talk about primates and butterfly conservation.



Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: June 20-24

Session 3: July 11-15

Session 4: July 25-29

Session 5: August 8-12



Leaders of the Pack Summer Camp


Zoo Career Exploration:

The camps below involve smaller class-size, more hands-on in-depth learning all about what people do at the Zoo. This includes behavior staff, zookeepers, conservation staff and field work, videographers, veterinarians and more! These camps are for an age range of 8 to 15, with each camp having their own minimum age requirement.

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 Ariel adventure course and create your very own video for a zoo animal. Also campers will be able to spend the night at the Zoo and here from one of our night zoo keepers. Camp runs 9:00am-3:00pm (M, T, F) Overnight Adventure (W 6pm- Th 10am)

Minimum Age 12

Cost: $300 members $350 non-members

Session 1: June 20-June 24

Session 2: July 18-22



#ZooCamp Summer Camp


Zoo Career Exploration:

The camps below involve smaller class-size, more hands-on in-depth learning all about what people do at the Zoo. This includes behavior staff, zookeepers, conservation staff and field work, videographers, veterinarians and more! These camps are for an age range of 8 to 15, with each camp having their own minimum age requirement.

#ZooCamp

See how our Zoo uses a variety of media to connect to its visitors both at the Zoo and around the world. In this new camp, participants will be learning some photography, testing out some of their social media skills, and even putting on a Zoom program to their relatives.

Age 10-14

Cost: $225 members $275 non-members

Session 1: June 13-17

Session 2: July 25-29



Single Day Summer Camp - August 15 - Game On!


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$50 members $55 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

Wednesday, June 1: ZooMazing Race

Thursday, June 2: Zoo Escape!

Friday, June 3: Rainforest Rangers


Monday, August 15: Game On!

Tuesday, August 16: Zooper Heroes

Wednesday, August 17: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 18: Land Before Time

Friday, August 19: Wildly Weird Animals



Single Day Summer Camp - August 16 - Zooper Heroes


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$50 members $55 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

Wednesday, June 1: ZooMazing Race

Thursday, June 2: Zoo Escape!

Friday, June 3: Rainforest Rangers


Monday, August 15: Game On!

Tuesday, August 16: Zooper Heroes

Wednesday, August 17: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 18: Land Before Time

Friday, August 19: Wildly Weird Animals



Single Day Summer Camp - August 17 - Splash Bash!


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$50 members $55 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

Wednesday, June 1: ZooMazing Race

Thursday, June 2: Zoo Escape!

Friday, June 3: Rainforest Rangers


Monday, August 15: Game On!

Tuesday, August 16: Zooper Heroes

Wednesday, August 17: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 18: Land Before Time

Friday, August 19: Wildly Weird Animals



Single Day Summer Camp - August 18 - Land Before Time


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$50 members $55 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

Wednesday, June 1: ZooMazing Race

Thursday, June 2: Zoo Escape!

Friday, June 3: Rainforest Rangers


Monday, August 15: Game On!

Tuesday, August 16: Zooper Heroes

Wednesday, August 17: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 18: Land Before Time

Friday, August 19: Wildly Weird Animals



Single Day Summer Camp - August 19 - Wildly Weird Animals


Single Days for 5-10 year olds

$50 members $55 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

Wednesday, June 1: ZooMazing Race

Thursday, June 2: Zoo Escape!

Friday, June 3: Rainforest Rangers


Monday, August 15: Game On!

Tuesday, August 16: Zooper Heroes

Wednesday, August 17: Splash Bash!

Thursday, August 18: Land Before Time

Friday, August 19: Wildly Weird Animals




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