Zoo Camp

All sessions foster an appreciation and understanding of wildlife and nature through animal interactions and observations, games, arts and crafts, and other exciting activities.

Educational Camps

Fresno Chaffee Zoo offers Zoo Adventures for children ages 3-17 during school breaks. Fall, Winter and Spring Zoo Adventures are single-day educational experiences at your Zoo, while Summer Zoo Adventures are week-long courses with a different theme each week.

Extended Care

An extended care camp schedule is provided for those families that need an early start or late pick-up from zoo camp. The extended day allows for early campers to begin arriving at 7:30 am and late afternoon pick-ups until 5:30 pm. Afternoon care is not available for Cubby Campers. Additional fee applies.

Cubby Camp

Ages 3-5
Enjoy learning with games, art, projects, and fun. Children will engage in a hands-on learning atmosphere. Each class will include a tour of the Zoo and an educational animal visit. A snack will be provided during the morning. Children must be potty trained. Please bring a change of clothes. Morning extended care is available for an additional fee. Extended care in the afternoon is not available for Cubby Campers.

Summer Camp Flyer/Classes

  • 9am – 12pm
  • Members: $135 per week
  • Non-members: $150 per week

 

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Adventure Camp

Ages 5-11
All sessions of Adventure Camp foster an appreciation for and understanding of animals and nature through live animal interactions, animal observations, games, arts & crafts, and many other exciting activities. Each session will include a tour of the Zoo. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided. Please bring your own lunch. Campers will be grouped by age. Extended care is available for an additional fee.

Summer Camp Flyer/Classes

  • 9am – 4pm
  • Members: $230 per week
  • Non-members: $245 per week
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Young Naturalist

Ages 12-17

Dive deep into your animal knowledge, dig up adventure, feed your curiosity, and create memories with our Young Naturalist programs. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided. Campers bring their own lunch.
Note: Space is extremely limited.

Summer Camp: Young Naturalist Flyer/Classes

Jr. Marine Biology · Jr. Zookeeper
Jr. Paleontologist · Jr. Zoo Art Academy

  • 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Members: $285 per week
  • Non-Members: $300 per week
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