School Break Camps

School Break Camp activity with kids

What do your kids want to do on their school breaks?

Join the Zoo’s day camp programs offered during many single holidays and vacation times. Register for any one day or all of them! Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is required.

*School Break Fall Camp registration is open!

For Summer Camp information CLICK HERE.


Don’t see the dates you’re looking for? If our camp dates don’t align with your school/district’s break schedule please call 719-424-7927 or email [email protected] to schedule a custom camp experience for your student.

FALL BREAK DAY CAMPS November 25-26-27


Kindergarten to 6th Grade
Single day camps offer one theme per day, for all ages K-6th grades.


Kindergarten (Half day camps 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Non-members: $35.75 per child, per day
Members: $30.75 per child, per day

1st – 6th Grade (Full day camps 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Non-members: $65.75 per child, per day
Members: $55.75 per child, per day

– Register for one day or all three days! Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is required.
– Zoo Member discount rates automatically apply to registration costs when booking online at the Zoo’s website, after logging in with your Zoo membership username and password.
Campers should sign-up for the camp that reflects the grade that they are currently enrolled in.


Monday November 25 – Hopping into Harvest!
Description: Join us at the zoo as we all prepare for the cold months ahead! What do you think the animals need? From fur coats to stocking up on food, we will look at the different ways animals get ready to survive the winter!
REGISTER NOW FOR: Kindergarten 1/2 day    1st & 2nd Grades    3rd & 4th Grades    5th & 6th Grades    

Tuesday November 26- FALLing for Family!
Description: The holidays allow us the opportunity to get together with our loved ones. From mama bears to independent infants, we will be discussing the interesting variety of family structures found throughout the animal kingdom!
REGISTER NOW FOR: Kindergarten 1/2 day    1st & 2nd Grades    3rd & 4th Grades    5th & 6th Grades    

Wednesday November 27 – Happy ZOOgiving!
Description: Just like you, we have much to be thankful for here at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. This year for ZOOgiving we would love your help showing our animals just how much we appreciate them by creating unique “Thanksgiving dinner” enrichment!
REGISTER NOW FOR: Kindergarten 1/2 day    1st & 2nd Grades    3rd & 4th Grades    5th & 6th Grades    


Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers early morning and late afternoon 1-hour extended camps to better fit your busy schedule.

Options for Early/Late Camps:
Early Birds Camp: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ($25 per day)
Later Gators Camp: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. sharp* ($25 per day)

Click the link you need to sign-up for adding each extended camp time that you need separately into your shopping cart.
Monday 11/25 – Early Birds    Later Gators
Tuesday 11/26 – Early Birds    Later Gators
Wednesday 11/27 – Early Birds    Later Gators



Clothing and Accessories:
Campers should dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Layers are suggested and good. Closed toe walking shoes are essential. A daypack, sunscreen, and water bottle are highly recommended! If you have a younger camper- a spare set of clothes might be useful as well.

Snacks & Lunches:
The Zoo will provide each participant with a daily morning and afternoon snack. . You are welcome to pack snacks for your camper as well. Please notify the camp staff of any food allergies your child may have. The zoo DOES NOT provide lunch! Please send your child to camp with a lunch!


A written refund request must be received TWO WEEKS prior to the start date of the program. We will then process a refund less a $25 deposit per registration. The $25 deposit is a non-refundable administration fee. No refunds will be given after two weeks prior to the program start date. If camp is cancelled by zoo staff for unforeseen circumstances (e.g. severe weather), a full refund will be issued to the registrant(s). Please visit our Education Registration Policy for more information.


Camps must be paid in full at time of registration. Payment includes a $25 non-refundable fee, please see above for refund policy.


This is the foremost consideration for all day camp participants. Camper health information will be with your child’s counselor at all times.


Email [email protected] or call 719-424-7827.