A Wild Summer Experience.

(Pre-K – 6th Grade)
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers summer camp adventures that share the wonders of wildlife and wild places in fun and exciting ways. Campers meet animals up-close, explore the outdoors, interact with keepers, make treats for the animals, design cool crafts and more!
 
Summer camp is officially SOLD OUT for 2022! Due to our extensive waitlist, we are no longer accepting waitlist requests. Please check back early next year to register for the summer of 2023.

NOTE: If you are already registered for camp and looking for specific information, please refer to your confirmation email or contact us at [email protected].
 
– Summer Camps run from May 30 – August 11, 2022.
– Campers should register for the grade they will enter in the fall.
– Minimum camper age is 4 to 5 years old, and fully potty trained.
– If you are interested in other camps or classes, visit our Events & Programs page.

Camp Options:
  • Classic Camps (PreK-5th grades) – A wild inquiry based summer experience. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers summer camp adventures that share the wonders of wildlife and wild places in fun and exciting ways. Classic campers meet our Loft animal collection up-close, explore the outdoors, interact with keepers, make treats for the animals, design cool crafts and more!
  • NEW Camp WILDER (4th-6th grades) – An immersive nature based expereince. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers summer camp adventures that share the wonders of wildlife and wild places in fun and exciting ways. Camp WILDER campers will quest through the Zoo’s 40 acre nature trail, exclusively reserved for campers/teen program participants, to gain basic wilderness skills and learn about the natural world around them.
  • Full Week Camps – offered June – August, for K – 6th graders
  • Half-Day Full Week Camps – offered June – August, for Pre-K / K only


June 29th is International Mud Day

All camp groups in session will participate! International Mud Day is intended to have kids (and adults) all over the world play together in the mud all over the world. It allows kids to connect with nature, connect with each other, experience free/loose/unrestricted play, and get REALLY dirty!

Opportunity Fund Scholarship Information

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has scholarships available for schools, groups, and families that may need financial assistance.
Please download the appropriate application and follow included instructions.
Opportunity Fund Scholarship – Individual Application
Opportunity Fund Scholarship – School/Group Application

EdVenture Refunds, Cancellations or Changes

Refund Policy
A refund request must be received no less than TWO WEEKS prior to the start of the program. If approved, the Zoo will refund the amount of the fee minus a $25 non-refundable deposit. No refunds will be given after two weeks prior to the start of the program.

*If you are participating in an extended EdVenture Program (Zoo Crew, Junior Zookeeper, etc.) please send an email to the program specific supervisor to discuss refund options and policies.

We do not issue refunds for parties that do not show for their reservation. If you need to cancel or reschedule your event, please refer to the confirmation email received upon registration. For further inquiry, please email [email protected].

If the Zoo is closed due to inclement weather or other unforeseen events, we will issue you a full refund (less the non-refundable deposit) or you may reschedule the event to the next available date and apply all payments already made toward your reservation to the new reservation.

Program Cancellation
The Zoo reserves the right to cancel a program due to lack of enrollment or unforeseen circumstances in which the Zoo is closed. If the Zoo is closed due to inclement weather or other unforeseen events, we will issue you a full refund (less the non-refundable deposit) or you may reschedule the event to the next available date and apply all payments already made toward your reservation to the new reservation.