ZooCamp: Zoo Adventures

ZooCamp: Zoo Adventures

ZooCamp campers at Roger Williams Park Zoo.
ZooCampers spot free-roaming tamarins in the Tropical America building.

 

Have a younger camper?
Tadpole Academy (4-5)

Have an older camper? 
Conservation Heroes (11-13)

Questions? Contact the ZooCamp Director at 401-785-3510 x394 or email at lsitterly@rwpzoo.org.

(Ages 6 - 10)

 

Zoo Adventures ZooCamp is perfect for budding scientists, zoologists, explorers, artists, and kids that just love animals! Days are filled with crafts, hands-on and inquiry driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors, and guided Zoo tours.

ZooCamp is offered during February, April and Summer School Vacations.

Camp hours are 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday.

Winter Adventures

Spring Adventures

Summer Adventures

 

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Winter Adventures: February 15 - 19
ALL 5 DAYS: Members: $270 / Non-Members: $295
PER DAY: Members: $64 / Non-Members: $72

Instead of keeping the kids inside during February school vacation, send them to Adventures ZooCamp where your child will be engaged in a full day of crafts, hands-on and inquiry driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors and even bundled-up tours of the Zoo where each camper will get a chance to feed the goats in the Alex and Ani Farmyard. Please note: Only campers that attend all 5 days will receive a t-shirt and ZooCamp Access Pass. 

2016 THEME: Island Trekking

Islands are hot spots of biodiversity, often home to animals found nowhere else on earth. This February, join us for an exotic getaway without ever leaving the Zoo! Discover islands from the far side of the world and unlock the mysteries of islands closer to home as we explore Madagascar, Hawaii, Galapagos and more. Together we’ll take a close look at the animals that call each island home and all the amazing ways they’ve specially adapted to island life.

Monday, February 15: Madagascar                                           
Tuesday, February 16: Hawaii
Wednesday, February 17: Indonesia
Thursday, February 18: New Zealand
Friday, February 19: Galapagos


 


Spring Adventures: April 18 - 22
Members: $270 / Non-Members: $295

Shake off winter with a week filled with crafts, hands-on and inquiry driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors, and guided Zoo tours. Each Spring Adventures camper will get a ZooCamp t-shirt, the chance to feed the goats in the Alex and Ani Farmyard, a trip to 2016’s special exhibit “Birds from Down Under,” and a ZooCamp Access Pass.

2016 THEME: Language of Color

Whether it’s the bright red feathers of a cardinal, the brilliant orange wings of a butterfly or the stripes of a zebra, animals display color in vastly different ways and for different reasons. Journey with us to investigate the nature of colors and patterns – for camouflage, to startle predators, mimic other animals, attract a mate or intimidate a rival.


 


Summer Adventures
Members: $270 / Non-Members: $295

Perfect for budding scientists, zoologists, explorers, artists, and kids who just love animals! Days are filled with crafts, hands-on and inquiry driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors, and guided Zoo tours. Each Summer Adventures camper will get a ZooCamp t-shirt, a chance to feed the goats in the Alex and Ani Farmyard, a trip to 2016’s special exhibit “Birds from Down Under,” and a ZooCamp Access Pass.

2016 THEMES

ODD WEEKS: Stayin’ Alive
Animals in the food chain do everything they can to stay alive. Over time, many have developed amazing adaptations that keep them from becoming the next item on the menu. Some have clever camouflage, some have built in armor and others even sacrifice body parts!

EVEN WEEKS: Wild World of Reptiles
Reptiles rock! Shockingly diverse, turtles, tortoises, lizards, snakes, alligators, crocodiles and the rare tuataras are all reptiles, but different in their own way. We’ll uncover the characteristics all reptiles share before exploring each group and what makes them unique.

Week 1: June 13 - 17
Week 2: June 20 - 24
Week 3: June 27 - July 1
Week 4: July 4 - 8  *Bargain Week: $30 Discount
Week 5: July 11 - 15
Week 6: July 18 - 22
Week 7: July 25 - 29
Week 8: August 1 - 5
Week 9:  August 8 - 12
Week 10: August 15 - 19

Please note: Campers may be registered for one week of each theme for a maximum of one odd week and one even week.