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.

** Registration is open for Winter Break Camps! **

(If you are interested in Summer Camps, CLICK HERE.)
 


Winter Break Day Camps – December 18-22 and 26-29**

**NO camp on Christmas Day**

AGES: Pre-K – 6th Grade
Register for one day or all four days! Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is required.
Campers should sign-up for the camp that reflects the grade that they are currently enrolled in.

TIMES:
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (Pre-K – Kindergarten)
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (1st – 6th Grade)

DAYS: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday – December 18-22
and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, December 26-29 (NO camp on Christmas Day)

COST:

Pre-K-Kindergarten Camps:
Members: $40.75 per child per day
Non-members: $55.75 per child per day

1st – 6th Grade Camps:
Members: $65.75 per child per day
Non-members: $80.75 per child per day
 

  REGISTER FOR WINTER DAY CAMPS BY GRADE BELOW:

 
Pre-K – Kindergarten
Snow Safari

The search is on!
Why do elephants have such large ears? How do otters dive into icy water without getting cold? Why is a snow leopard’s tail so large? Campers will explore the different traits animals have that allow them to adapt to different climates.
REGISTER NOW FOR: Monday 12/18    Tuesday 12/19    Wednesday 12/20    Thursday 12/21    Friday 12/22
Tuesday 12/26    Wednesday 12/27    Thursday 12/28
    Friday 12/29
 
1st – 2nd Grade
Winter Warriors

Battle the elements and conquer the cold!
Campers will learn how animals defeat their winter adversary and arctic nemesis by transforming themselves from summer beach bums to winter warriors with thicker winter coats, color-changing disguises, and body armor.
REGISTER NOW FOR: Monday 12/18    Tuesday 12/19    Wednesday 12/20    Thursday 12/21    Friday 12/22
Tuesday 12/26    Wednesday 12/27    Thursday 12/28    Friday 12/29

 
3rd – 4th Grade:
Winter Around the World

You don’t want to miss this arctic adventure!
How is the dry season in Africa similar to winter in North America? Why do African elephants migrate if there isn’t any snow? Campers will learn how animals adapt to the harsh seasonal changes occurring in other parts of the world.
REGISTER NOW FOR: Monday 12/18    Tuesday 12/19    Wednesday 12/20    Thursday 12/21    Friday 12/22
Tuesday 12/26    Wednesday 12/27    Thursday 12/28    Friday 12/29

 
5th – 6th Grade:
Creature Comforts

Learn how Zookeepers keep it cozy for our animal ambassadors during the winter.
How do you keep a giraffe comfortable during a winter blizzard in North America? Campers will learn about winter animal care, husbandry, maintenance, and training and assist animal care staff with animal activities and attend animal demonstrations.
REGISTER NOW FOR: Monday 12/18    Tuesday 12/19    Wednesday 12/20    Thursday 12/21    Friday 12/22
Tuesday 12/26    Wednesday 12/27    Thursday 12/28    Friday 12/29


Questions

Email edprograms@cmzoo.org or call 719-424-7827.

Refunds

Can’t make it to camp? Just send us a written refund request at least two weeks before the camp’s start date. We will refund your camp fee, less a $25 non-refundable administration fee. Sorry, no refunds will be given within two weeks of the camp’s start date. Please visit our Education Registration Policy for more information.