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ZOO CAMPS

Make the most
of the summer!

Pueblo Zoo Camp is the wildest way to spend the summer! Kids will enjoy a full range of Pueblo Zoo Camp activities, and learn about our new animals, find out about local critters in the wild, and explore our Plant. Grow. Fly. garden. 

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Camps include:

400+ animals

Zoo hikes

Animal and nature crafts

Meet some of the zoo's animals up close and personal!

Special camp gear JUST FOR CAMPERS!

Meal options available

 PRICING PER CLASS 

$155 members 

$165 non-members

 TIME 

Each class runs 9:00am - 4:00pm

 2021 CAMP LUNCH MENU

$25.00- Purchase for the whole week (not available day by day)

Sorry, no substitutions for allergies or preferences

FAQS/WHAT TO EXPECT

Have questions?  Click here more information.

PICK UP/DROP OFF MAP

1st & 2nd Grades

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The Best You Can

June 7-11

Which animals rank top in the fields of ‘keeping forest floors clean’ and ‘digging underground tunnel systems’? Learn more about animals who are ‘the best’!

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Lean on Me

June 21-25

The importance of many relationships within ecosystems cannot be studied enough!  Join us to dig into ecosystem roles, symbiotic relationships and so much more!

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Just the Two of Us

June 28-July 2

Which animals like to find a buddy for life?  Which ones like a lot of friends and family around?  Which ones live best alone?  Spend the week with us and find out which one you are most like. 

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My Imagination

July 19-23

Engineers and scientists often borrow ideas for their inventions from the animal kingdom.  It’s called biomimicry.  This week we’ll learn some examples of this and come up with our own nature-inspired inventions!

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Lovely Day

July 26-30

Why are some animals better suited to hunt, forage, travel and just be awake during the day?  How do animals react to long days in the polar regions?  We’ll answer these questions and surely many more during this week long study of diurnal animals.

3rd & 4th Grades

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Day is Done

June 21-25

So much happens at night!  Hunting, foraging, traveling- lots of nighttime animal activities will be explored this week along with the physical adaptations animals have to thrive in the dark. 

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Living in the Future

July 5-9

Engineers and scientists often borrow ideas for their inventions from the animal kingdom.  It’s called biomimicry.  This week we’ll learn some examples of this and come up with our own nature-inspired inventions!

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Same Thing Happened to Me

July 12-16

Students often ask, “How did that animal get that way?”  We’re going to spend the week studying how animals have changed over time and what influenced those changes.

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Common Sense

July 19-23

Humans can sometimes take their senses for granted.  What might happen to an animal if it lost its sense of smell?  Sight?  Let’s investigate animal senses and create enrichment for animals that test their senses!

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All the Best

July 26-30

Which animals rank top in the fields of ‘keeping forest floors clean’ and ‘digging underground tunnel systems’? Learn more about animals who are ‘the best’.  We’ll award animals around the zoo for their best features too!

5th & 6th Grades

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Create a MICRO Museum!

June 28-July 2

If you could present a cool fact to zoo visitors similar to the way a museum exhibits their information, what would you do?  This week you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to make a MICRO Museum and display it at the zoo! 

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Careers in Conservation

July 12-16

Zookeeper, wildlife management, veterinarian, research biologist- let's explore what field interests you!

7th & 8th Grades

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Yes We Can!

July 5-9

Learn more about organizing your peers to make positive environmental and societal changes in your community.  Take these lessons to your school in the fall and start a club!