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Tadpole Academy is a great way to introduce 4 – 5 year olds to ZooCamp. Each session runs from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm and includes stories, crafts, games, encounters with wild animal ambassadors and zoo exploration in safe, small groups. Each Tadpole Academy camper receives a ZooCamp t-shirt, and an opportunity to feed the goats in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard.

Please note: All Tadpole Academy campers must be completely toilet trained (requiring no assistance in the bathroom).

Tadpole Academy Prices

  • Full Week (RWPZ Members): $380
  • Full Week (Non-Members): $405

ZooCamp Hours

  • Camp sessions run from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

See below for details on upcoming winter, spring and summer programs and for important registration information.

Tadpole Academy Sessions:

Winter Tadpole Academy | 2023 Coming Soon!

Theme: Coming Soon!

Please note: Camp sessions run from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Extended day is not available for Tadpole Academy.

Dates: 2023 TBD

To be placed on a wait-list, please contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 358

Spring Tadpole Academy | 2023 Coming Soon!

Theme: Coming Soon!

Please note: Camp sessions run from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Extended day is not available for Tadpole Academy.

Dates: 2023 TBD

To be placed on a wait-list, please contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 358

Summer Tadpole Academy | 2023 Coming Soon!

Tadpole Academy is a great way to introduce 4 – 5 year olds to ZooCamp. Each session runs from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm and includes stories, crafts, games, encounters with wild animal ambassadors and zoo exploration in safe, small groups. Each Tadpole Academy camper receives a ZooCamp t-shirt, and an opportunity to feed the goats in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard.

Please note: Campers may be registered for a maximum of one session of each theme. Registrations beyond this maximum will be canceled. Camp sessions run from 8:30 am -3:30 pm, Monday through Friday *Extended day is not available for Tadpole Academy

Themes:

  • Odd Weeks: On the Defense 
  • Even Weeks: Animal Athletes 

Dates: TBD

To be placed on a wait-list, please contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 358


Important ZooCamp Information

Please Read Before Registering

  • Registration for Winter and Spring ZooCamps begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, January 12th.  Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to your desired week of camp, but camps may sell out prior to deadlines.
  • Registration for Summer ZooCamps begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, February 9th. Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to your desired week of camp, but camps may sell out prior to deadlines.
  • Campers must be the minimum age of each camp at the time of attending camp. Requirements are not negotiable and are strictly enforced. RWP Zoo reserves the right to cancel your registration if your camper does not meet the minimum age requirement.
  • Refunds, minus a $30.00 registration fee per camper, will be given through February 1, 2022, for Winter ZooCamps, April 1, 2022, for Spring ZooCamps, and June 1, 2022, for Summer ZooCamps. Absolutely no refunds will be given after these dates.
  • $25 sibling discount applies to all ZooCamps. First registration at full price, $25 applied to each sibling thereafter. Siblings must be registered within the same account.
  • Pre-paid lunch options for Winter and Spring for full-day campers are available. For $8.00/day, choose from cheese pizza, mac, and cheese, a hot dog, or a turkey & cheese sandwich.  All come with a 100% juice fruit punch and a piece of fruit packaged in recyclable and compostable containers. Prices and options subject to change for Summer Camp 2022.

Note: Aftercare only available for pre-registration 

  • For those parents that need a bit more time, we offer after camp care Monday – Friday from 3:30-5:30 for $25/day or $90/week per camper. Aftercare must be pre-registered and can be added up to two weeks prior to your camp start date.  
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