Winter Camp Zoo

Get a glimpse into the Hidden World of Zoos with Winter Camp Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo! Campers will get a behind-the-scenes look at the animals that call the Zoo home and meet the amazing people that care for them each and every day… all with a wintry twist! Through games, activities, hikes and amazing animal encounters, campers will learn all about what it takes to feed and care for the more than 3,000 animals that live at the Zoo. Choose which day you attend based on your favorite topic, or sign up for all of Winter Camp Zoo to experience everything!

Dates/Daily Themes:
Campers may attend by the day or sign up for the entire week and experience the entire Zoo. Each day has a specific focus/topic.

  • Monday December 30 — Feeding a Zoo
  • Tuesday December 31 — Healthy and Happy Animals
  • Thursday January 2 — A Place to Call Home
  • Friday January 3 — Animals Just Want to Have Fun!

Camp Details


Kindergarten – 8th Grade

Program time:

8AM – 3PM

Program Fees:

Full Week (4 days): $200 Member | $220 

Per Day: $55 Member | $60 General

Extended Day Camp: $40 for the entire
week when paid in advance | $15 per day


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    Friday, June 10 - Monday, September 05

    Come see the Zoo like never before… through the eyes of those who know it best — Zoo staff!

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  • Bidders For Critters

    Wednesday, July 20

    Bidders for critters Preview Auction items! Ready to purchase? Our “Support the Zoo” category is open NOW! View & Purchase The sizzling summer online auction...

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