The world is full of passionate people doing amazing things for our environment, communities and animals. These Conservation Heroes are active all over the world, but also right here in our backyard! In this one-week camp at the Zoo, campers will be empowered to become leaders in conservation through teambuilding and leadership activities, learning about conservation leaders, engagement in inquiry activities, games, program animal encounters, visits to animal exhibits and more.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Please Note: This is not a travel camp. Campers may be registerd for a maximum of one session of each theme. Registrations beyond this maximum will be cancelled.
Price: Members $270 / Non-Members $295
Odd Weeks: The Cultural Climate (Change) - During this week we will examine the connection between conservation and pop culture while exploring new ways to get the message out - in 144 words or less.
Even Weeks: Beyond the Panda - Why does it seem that some animals get more than their share of the conservation spotlight? This week explore the ins and outs of animal conservation campaigns, and showcase the inner beauty of all animals in need.
Week 1: June 26 - 30 *SOLD OUT
Week 2: July 3 - 7 *SOLD OUT
Week 3: July 10 - 14 *4 spots available
Week 4: July 17 - 21 *SOLD OUT
Week 5: July 31 - August 4 *SOLD OUT
Week 6: August 7 - 11 *SOLD OUT
Week 7: August 14 - 18 *SOLD OUT
Week 8: August 21 - 25 *SOLD OUT
- Registration deadlines are one week prior to your desired day of camp, but camps may sell out prior to deadlines.
- Campers must be the minimum age of each camp at the time of attending camp. Requirements are not negotiable and are strictly enforced. RWP Zoo reserves the right to cancel your registration if your camper does not meet the minimum age requirement.
- All Tadpole Academy campers must be completely toilet trained (requiring no assistance in the bathroom).
- Refunds, minus a $25 registration fee per camper per day camp, may be issued prior to February 1 for winter camps, April 1 for spring camps, and June 1 for summer camps. Absolutely no refunds will be given after these dates.
- $25 sibling discount applies to all ZooCamps. First registration at full price with a $25 applied discount to each sibling thereafter. Siblings must be registered within the same account. Discount will not be automatically applied at the time of purchase, but will be refunded within three (3) business days.
- Pre-paid lunch options are available for full-day campers. For $6/day, choose from cheese pizza, a turkey sandwich, mac and cheese, or a veggie quesadilla or ham and cheese bits with a side of hummus and carrots, all with a 100% juice box and a piece of fruit packaged in recyclable and compostable containers.
- After care is available Monday - Friday for $10/day per camper.