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.

**Spring Break Day Camp is SOLD OUT!**

For Summer Camps, CLICK HERE.
 

SCHOOL GROUPS:

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 students.


SPRING BREAK DAY CAMPS

DATES: March 25-26-27-28-29, 2019

 
AGES: Kindergarten to 6th Grade
Single Day Camps are offered.

COST & TIMES:
Kindergarten (Half Day Camps 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Non-members: $35.75 per child, per day
Non-members: $175.75 per child, per week
Members: $30.75 per child, per day
Members: $150.75 per child, per week

1st – 6th Grade (Full Day Camps 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Non-members: $65.75 per child, per day
Non-members: $300.75 per child, per week
Members: $55.75 per child, per day
Members: $275.75 per child, per week

– Register for one day or all five 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.
 

  REGISTER FOR SPRING BREAK DAY CAMPS BY GRADE BELOW:

 

Kindergarten

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Theme: Hairy Tails
Description: Come meet the Zoo animal ambassadors that star in some of your favorite classic fairy tales!
REGISTER NOW (Single Days): Monday 3/25    Tuesday, 3/26    Wednesday, 3/27    Thursday, 3/28     Friday 3/29
REGISTER NOW (Full Week): Monday 3/25 – Friday 3/29    
 


1st – 2nd Grade

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Theme: Mythical Menagerie
Description: There are many characteristics our Zoo animals ambassadors share with mythical creatures. Come learn why we think our animals are as magical as the fantastical beasts you’ve read and heard about!
REGISTER NOW (Single Days): Monday 3/25    Tuesday, 3/26    Wednesday, 3/27    Thursday, 3/28     Friday 3/29
REGISTER NOW (Full Week): Monday 3/25 – Friday 3/29    
 


3rd – 4th Grade

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Theme: Beastly Backstories
Description: Each animal ambassador at CMZ has a story to tell. Come hear amusing animal anecdotes about some of our most charismatic creatures.
REGISTER NOW (Single Days): Monday 3/25    Tuesday, 3/26    Wednesday, 3/27    Thursday, 3/28     Friday 3/29
REGISTER NOW (Full Week): Monday 3/25 – Friday 3/29    
 


5th – 6th Grade

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Theme: Double takes & Doppelgangers
Description: Did you know that the okapi is a relative of the giraffe? Get acquainted with the CMZ family tree and learn about the unlikely and unassuming relatives that call our Zoo home!
REGISTER NOW (Single Days): Monday 3/25    Tuesday, 3/26    Wednesday, 3/27    Thursday, 3/28     Friday 3/29
REGISTER NOW (Full Week): Monday 3/25 – Friday 3/29    
 



WHAT TO BRING TO ZOO CAMP:

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!

PROGRAM REFUND POLICY:

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.

PAYMENTS:

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

HEALTH AND SAFETY:

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

QUESTIONS:

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