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Zoo Camp Information

 

We will be offering a Winter Zoo Camp December 2022

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Zoo Camp for the 2023 Summer Season. 

 

 

 

 

Exploration, Adventures, Education…

It’s Zoo Camp at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo!

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is excited to announce our Winter Camp 2022. Camp is available for two age groups- Kindergarten- 3rd Grade and 4th-8th Grade. Winter Camp 2022 will take place in two sessions- Camp Session 1: December 19-20 and Camp Session 2: December 29-30. Hours for both are 9:00 am-3:30 pm.

Registration begins on December 1, 2022, and ends on December 16, 2022. Registration at: https://WinterZooCamp.givesmart.com.

Pricing: $100/camp session (Non-members)  $90/camp session (Zoo Members)

*Please note that lunch and a snack must be brought by the camper and are not provided by AGCZ. 

Our zoo staff are excited to help our young campers explore and learn about animal life here at the Zoo, in a safe, supervised environment. We love to make learning fun and can’t wait to share information about wildlife and conservation of our natural world and what it takes to work with animals!

Zoo Camp offers:

  • Activities & games

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Animal Encounters where our campers get to meet some very unique animals

Campers will learn information themed around the camp's daily topic, have up-close and hands-on experiences, create take-home crafts, and so much more!


Kindergarten-3rd Grade: 

Camp 1 Theme: Sense-ational Species 
Description: Learn about the 5 senses and how animals use them to survive in this wild world! 

Camp 2 Theme: Zoo-Fari (Who likes to move it, move it? and What’s on the menu at the zoo?)
Description: Join the adventure as we explore animal movement, adaptations, and feeding styles of our zoo animals!


4th-8th Grade: 

Camp 1 Theme: Animal Care 101 (Animal Training and Enrichment and Exhibit Design and Education)
Description: Learn all about what it takes to care for our zoo animals, how to provide them with homes that fit their needs, and how we educate the public about these amazing species!


Camp 2 Theme: Zookeeper in Training (STEAM at the Zoo and Zoo Careers)
Description: Want to be a zookeeper? Join us to see how we use STEAM skills and learn about all the jobs it takes to run the zoo!

 

Registration at: https://WinterZooCamp.givesmart.com. Please contact zoocamp@algulfcoastzoo.org with any additional questions!