EDUCATION

Zoo Camps

Brevard Zoo's Mission

"Wildlife Conservation Through Education and Participation"


zoocampsWHERE EDUCATION
& FUN COLLIDE

Brevard Zoo is nationally recognized for its education programs that provide a variety of opportunities to spark a child’s interest in conservation, science and the outdoors. These exciting programs are one-of-a-kind adventures that will take your child’s love of learning to new heights.

 

 


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NEW FAMILY CAMP

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2-DAY CAMPS FOR PARENT & CHILD(REN) (AGES 4 TO 8)
(each participant must register)

HALF-DAY CAMPS

8 am – noon

  • Family Fun Zoo Style (June 15-16; July 20-21 )

ENTERING KINDERGARTEN register-now

4-DAY CAMPS

HALF-DAY CAMPS

8 am – noon

  • Sensational Species (June 6-9)
  • Colorful Creatures (June 20-23)
  • Habitat Safari (August 1-4)

Click here for camp details. Call 321-254-9453 x 219 for waitlist.


ENTERING GRADES 1 – 2 register-now

4-DAY CAMPS

FULL-DAY CAMPS

8 am – 4 pm

  • Animal Olympics (May 30 – June 2)◊*
    This combined camp is offered to Entering Grades 1st to 6th. Please see note for combine class offerings.

5-DAY CAMPS

HALF-DAY CAMPS

8 am – noon – Click here for camp details.

  • What Do Zoos Do? Animals Uncovered (June 5-9; 19-23)◊
  • The Life Of An Animal (June 12-16; July 17-21; July 31-August 4)◊

8 am – noon sessions and/or noon – 4 pm sessions. Sessions can be combined for a full-day experience!

  • Animal Adventures (July 10-14)

FULL-DAY

8 am – 4 pm

See Animal Adventures (July 10-14) and combine am & pm sessions for a full day of fun!

ART CAMPS

  • Eco-Shift: Artful Conservation (June 26-30)*
  • Arts of All Kinds (July 24 – 28)*
    This combined camp is offered to Entering Grades 1st to 6th. Please see note for combine class offerings. 


ENTERING GRADES 3 – 4register-now

4-DAY CAMPS

FULL-DAY

8 am – 4 pm

  • Animal Olympics (May 30 – June 2)◊
    This combined camp is offered to Entering Grades 1st to 6th. Please see note for combine class offerings.

5-DAY CAMPS

HALF-DAY CAMPS

8 am – noon sessions and/or noon – 4 pm sessions. Sessions can be combined for a full-day experience!

  • Animal Adventures (July 10-14) ◊

FULL DAY

8 am – 4 pm – Click here for details.

  • Animal Oddity Or Advantage? (June 5-9; 19-23) ◊
  • Amazing Animals Around The World (June 12-16; July 17-21; July 31- August 4)◊

ART CAMPS

  • Eco-Shift: Artful Conservation (June 26-30)
  • Arts of All Kinds (July 24 – 28)

ENTERING GRADES 5 – 6register-now

4-DAY CAMPS

FULL-DAY

8 am – 4 pm

  • Animal Olympics (May 30 – June 2)*
    This combined camp is offered to Entering Grades 1st to 6th. Please see note for combine class offerings. 

5-DAY CAMPS

HALF-DAY CAMPS

8 am – noon sessions and/or noon – 4 pm sessions. Sessions can be combined for a full-day experience!

  • Animal Adventures (July 10-14)

FULL DAY

8 am – 4 pm – Click here for camp details.

  • Jr. Zoo Keeper: Citizen Science (June 5-9; 19-23; July 31-August 4)
  • Jr. Zoo Keeper: Living With The Landscape (June 12-16; July 17-21)

ART CAMPS

  • Eco-Shift: Artful Conservation (June 26-30)*
  • Arts of All Kinds (July 24 – 28)*
    This combined camp is offered to Entering Grades 1st to 6th. Please see note for combine class offerings. 


ENTERING GRADES 7 – 9register-now

EARTH EXPLORERS

FULL-DAY

8 am – 4 pm

These Camps Are Designed To Immerse Teens Into The Natural Wonders Of Florida. Campers Will Connect With Nature, Experience Outdoor Exploration And Have Fun! Choose Between Three Fantastic Adventures: Wildlife Researcher, Extreme Nature Adventures, Conservation Action. Or Attend All! This Intense Experience Is Limited To 12 Explorers And Includes Special Offsite Field Trips Here On The Space Coast And In Central Florida. Click here for camp details.

  • Conservation Action (June 5-9; July 10-14) $40 Of Cost Goes Directly To A Conservation Project Supported By Brevard Zoo!
  • Wildlife Researcher (June 19-23; July 17-21; July 31-August 4) ◊
  • Extreme Nature Adventures (June 12-16, 26-30; July 24-28) ◊

 


camp-descriptions

  • Animal Adventures

    Entering 1st To 6th Grade / 5 Day Camp

    Travel Around The World Meeting Adventurous Animals From Frogs To Foxes And Uncover Answers To The “Ever Wonder Why” Questions.

  • Sensational Species

    Entering Kindergarten / 4 Day Camp / 8 AM - Noon

    Use Your Five Senses As We Move Through The Zoo, And Get Ready To Hear An Earful About How Animals Hear, See, Smell, Taste And Feel.

  • Colorful Creature

    Entering Kindergarten / 4 Day Camp / 8 AM to Noon

    Join Us As We Color The Zoo And Meet Blue Birds, Red Snakes, Green Frogs And Much More Along The Way.

  • Habitat Safari

    Entering Kindergarten / 4 Day Camp / 8 AM - Noon

    It’s A Wild And Wonderful World We Live In! On Our Safari Adventure, Discover The Many Happy Habitats Around The World.

  • The Life Of An Animal

    Entering 1st & 2nd Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM - Noon

    Ever Wonder How A Caterpillar Becomes A Butterfly Or What Do Butterflies And Mosquitos Have In Common? Unlock The Mysteries Of Metamorphosis In This Exciting Camp!

  • What Do Zoos Do? Animals Uncovered

    Entering 1st & 2nd Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM - Noon

    Take A Walk On The Wild Side, Finding Answers To Questions Like...How Does A Vet Check Inside A Jaguar’s Mouth Or How Do You Train A Guinea Pig?

  • Animal Oddity

    Entering 3rd & 4th Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM – 4 PM

    Embark On An Adventurous Voyage Through The Zoo As We Investigate Why A Parrot Powders Itself, How Bats Sleep Upside Down, And Other Interesting Animal Capabilities.

  • Amazing Animals Around The World

    Entering 3rd & 4th Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM – 4 PM

    Join Us For A Race Around The World To Meet The Animals That Inhabit Some Amazing Places! Discover How They Live Through Scavenger Hunts, Puzzles, Riddles, Games And More.

  • Artful Conservation:
    Eco-Shift

    Entering 1st To 6th Grade / 5 Day Camps / 8 AM - 4 PM

    Put Your Talents To Work Creating Imaginative And Wonderful Works Of Art Inspired By Wildlife Conservation. Each Piece Will Speak For Itself And Move Everyone To Promote The Message Of Conservation. Come Explore How Art, Nature Can Be Connected!

  • Art Of All Kinds

    Entering 1st To 6th Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM – 4 PM

    Local Artists Will Inspire Campers’ Creativity As They Learn About Animals In An Exciting Way Through The Imaginative Art, Music And Dance! Families Are Invited To A Magnificent Friday Performance!

  • Jr. ZooKeeper:
    Citizen Scientists

    Entering 5th & 6th Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM – 4 PM

    It’s A Wild World! Embark On A Journey Into The Field With Keepers, Conservationists And Researchers To Observe What Is Happening All Around Us. It’s All Hands On Deck As We Investigate The Curious And Exhilarating Nature Of Biological Sciences!

  • Jr. ZooKeeper:
    Living With The Landscape

    Entering 5th & 6th Grade / 5 Day Camp / 8 AM – 4 PM

    Now That We Have You Hooked, Let’s Reel You In! Having What It Takes For Humans And Animals To Be Successful Isn’t Easy. We Will Explore What Animals And People Need To Successfully Survive In The Florida Wilderness. Campers Will Learn How To Fish And Bring Home Their Own Rod, Reel And Tackle Box.

  • Conservation In Action

    Earth Explorers Entering 7th To 9th Grade

    Help us support one of our conservation projects while learning all about conservation at the Zoo! $40 Of Cost Goes Directly To A Conservation Project Supported By Brevard Zoo!

  • Wildlife Researcher

    Earth Explorers Entering 7th To 9th Grade

    This Intense Experience Is Limited To 12 Explorers And Includes Special Offsite Field Trips Here On The Space Coast And In Central Florida.


camp-scholarships

Brevard Zoo offers a limited number of Camp scholarships, ranging from partial to full scholarships which covers the cost of one week of participation in one of our camps. Scholarships are for children that are interested in learning about our natural world, animals and conservation, but could not otherwise attend due to financial limitations.  Children must receive a free or reduced priced meal plan at their school. Scholarships do not include transportation.

If scholarships become available we will post information and requirements here. For more information, contact edregistrar@brevardzoo.org.


*Combined Class offerings for Entering 1st to 6th Grades:

Classes will be determined based on registration and age of children. If registering with siblings or friends and you wish to request to be placed in the same class, please email edregistrar@brevardzoo.org. Class assignments are not guaranteed, but every effort will be made to accommodate requests.


bca logoOur Art Camps are sponsored in part by the Brevard County Community Cultural Grant program through Brevard Cultural Alliance.

 
Our Jr. Zoo Keeper: Living With The Landscape camps, June 12-16; July 17-21, are sponsored in part by Fish Florida grant program. 

 


  • Budding Artist!

  • Zoo Camp

  • UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL!

    Campers experience special keeper talks, up-close and personal animal experiences, and behind the scene tours!

  • UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL!

    Campers experience special keeper talks, up-close and personal animal experiences, and behind the scene tours!

  • OUTDOOR EXPLORATION!

    Select camps experience kayaking around Expedition Africa.

  • Paws On Play

    Select camps experience water play in Paws On.

  • UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL!

    Campers experience special keeper talks, up-close and personal animal experiences, and behind the scene tours!

  • UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL!

    Campers experience special keeper talks, up-close and personal animal experiences, and behind the scene tours!

  • ART OF ALL KINDS

    Campers exploring the creative critters within each of us.

Camp Prices

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 8
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS!

AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 8 TO APRIL 15

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER DISCOUNTS*
$15 off all Half-Day Camps
$30 off Full-Day Camps
(*not applicable for Art, Family and Conservation Connection camps)

NON-MEMBER DISCOUNTS
$5 off all Half-Day Camps
$10 off all Full-Day Camps


2-DAY FAMILY CAMPS

8 am – noon session
Pricing per participant (parents must be registered participants):
Zoo Members $50 | Non-Members $60

4-DAY CAMPS

HALF-DAY CAMPS

ENTERING KINDERGARTEN
8 am – noon session
Pricing per session: Zoo Members $130 | Non-Members $150

FULL-DAY CAMPS

ENTERING 1ST TO 6TH GRADES
8 am – 4 pm session
Pricing per session: Zoo Members $210 | Non-Members $240

5-DAY CAMPS

HALF-DAY CAMPS

ENTERING GRADES 1 – 6
8 am – noon session and/or noon – 4 pm session
Pricing per session: Zoo Members $130 | Non-Members $150

FULL-DAY CAMPS

ENTERING GRADES 1 – 6
8 am – 4 pm session
Pricing per session: Zoo Members $260 | Non-Members $300

EARTH EXPLORERS
8 am – 4 pm session
Pricing per session: Zoo Members $310 | Non-Members $350


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CONTACT BREVARD ZOO

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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