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.

Thank you for a great summer camp season! Fall and Winter Camps will be announced soon!

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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