Camps, classes and programs

Camps and programs at the Oregon Zoo enrich children and families with hands-on experiences and up-close animal encounter

Critter Club

Critter Club's early childhood classes are a fun introduction to the wonderful world of animals! Programs are available for ages 3-5.

Spring Break Camp: March 25-29, 2019

Oregon Zoo Spring Break Camp connects kids with nature. Campers ages 4 through 6th grade explore little known areas of the zoo, meet animals face to face and are inspired to care for the natural world.

Summer Camp 2019

Week long summer day camps provide a fun and educational experience for campers 4 years through entering 8th grade.

Discovery Day Day Camps

Not ready to commit to a week of camp this summer? Discovery Days offer a chance for campers to dip their toes in the water. Camp days are available for kids 4 years through entering 8th grade.


The zoo after dark is a lively place. Spend the night at the zoo with your group and join the tigers and bats in their nocturnal scene.

Pub Talks

Connect with a conservation expert during these entertaining monthly talks. Speakers discuss their experience in helping save animals across the planet. Pub talks are geared for adults.