Summer Safari Camp
The Virginia Zoo’s Summer Safari Camps include up-close animal encounters, crafts, games and visits to the Zoo’s exhibits. Each week is an exciting new adventure as we explore the wonderful world of animals. The first week of camp starts June 26, 2017.
SESSION 1: June 26-30
SESSION 2: July 10-14
SESSION 3: July 17-21
SESSION 4: July 24-28
SESSION 5: July 31-August 4
SESSION 6: August 7-11
SESSION 7: August 14-18
SESSION 8: August 21-25
9 am to 4 pm, with Summer Safari After Camp available until 5 pm.
FULL WEEK: $300/members $350/non-members (Additional $25 fee applies for Wild About Arts Camp includes art supplies)
Early Explorers Kindergarten Camp
Explore nature and the Zoo in an exciting, hands-on way. This half-day introduction to camp includes fun and amazing animal encounters, crafts, games, learning activities, Zoo hikes, and more, all aimed at inspiring your young ones to love animals and the environment. Early Explorers is a half-day program for Kindergarten-aged children (Kindergarten-aged are children entering into kindergarten in the fall of 2017. Participants cannot be younger than four.)
Time: Camp runs from 9 am – Noon, Monday through Friday four times throughout the summer. Drop off starts at 8:45 am. Pick up ends at 12:15 pm.
Prices and Registration: $200/members & $280/non-members.
Two themes are offered:
Pounce Upon a Time
Little ones, come take a journey with us through the eyes of storybook animals! Each day we will read different animal books and learn all about the animals in our stories.
Dates: Pounce Upon a Time runs June 26-30 and July 31-August 4
Shapes and Shades
Squares, circles, stripes, and spots. Shapes, patterns, and colors are everywhere in nature.
Dates: Shapes and Shades runs July 17-21 and August 7-11