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ZooCamp at ZooAmerica

Grunts and growls, hoots and howls...this camp is wild!

ZooAmerica offers exciting camp sessions for children of all ages, from pre-school through high school. Download information for our ZooCamp 2017 Policies and Guidelines.

Preschool ZooCamp (Ages 4 & 5)

Preschool ZooCamp is designed for our younger friends. Children must be four or five years old by the start of camp, or entering kindergarten in fall 2016. Each day of ZooCamp revolves around an animal-themed story and includes a craft, a snack, an upclose look at one of our animals, and a short walk into the zoo. Campers will have fun while exploring the wild and exciting world of animals!

Download Preschool ZooCamp registration form.

School-Age ZooCamp (Grades 1 – 9)

ZooCamp is designed to provide creative opportunities for learning about the wonders of our natural world. Each day of ZooCamp is themed and is filled with up-close animal encounters, cool crafts and activities, guided zoo walks, snacks and lively discussions! Campers will have fun while exploring the wild world of animals! Choose from half-day or full-day.

Download School-Age ZooCamp registration form.

ZooCrew (Grades 10-12)

This experience is designed for high school students who have an interest in the zoological sciences, wildlife conservation, and animal-related careers. Participants will gain practical experience in environmental education and will have the opportunity to observe the zoo in its daily operation. Interested students should have a passion for animals and conservation, enjoy being creative, and be comfortable sharing their knowledge with the public.

The ZooCrew parents should complete the Registration Form and participants need to personally complete the Enrollment Form.

Registration deadline is May 31.

Daily activities will include:

  • Science lesson
  • Creating an enrichment activity
  • Observation of daily care of animals
  • Animal encounters
  • Participation in interpretive stations
  • Field trip opportunity

For questions, please call 717-534-3900 or email

Presented by: Sponsored by Stauffer's

201 Park Avenue  -  Hershey, PA 17033  -  717-534-3900  -