Extraordinary elephants: discovery days day camp

June 17, 2016 - 08:30am to 03:30pm

Looking for just one or two days of summer fun? Discovery Days day camps is the answer! Each themed day includes games, tours, crafts, touchable animals and more!

Extraordinary elephants

Explore Elephant Lands, our extraordinary new home for the zoo's largest citizens. See how the elephants live in their new habitat and discover all the ways we keep them active and engaged. Observe a special elephant enrichment experience on this perfect pachyderm day.

Date: Friday, June 17, 2016 (This camp is repeated on July 8 and September 2, 2016)
Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
          Half day option (8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) for campers 4 years through entering kindergarten.

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Costs and registration

Zoo members: $52 per child for full day camps, $27 per child for half day camp (4 years-entering K)
Non-members: $60 per child for full day camps, $32 per child for half day camp (4 years-entering K)

Extended Care

Late Care (3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.): $10 per day. Late Care is not available for the half day camp (4 years-entering K)


Pack a lunch or purchase a sack lunch for $5.25 per day. Lunch is not available for the half day camp (4 years-entering K.)

Snacks are provided. All meals come with a vegetarian option and choice of water or juice. Sample entree items could include hot dogs, mac & cheese, pizza, chicken nuggets. All meals include fruit, carrot sticks and dessert. While we do provide vegetarian options we are unable to accomodate other dietary restrictions. If your camper has food allergies or special dietary restrictions please have them bring their own lunch and snacks.

Campers are grouped by the following grades:

  • 4 years-entering K (half day camp)
  • entering K-1st grade
  • entering 2-3rd grade
  • entering 4-5th grade
  • entering 6-8th grade

Discovery Days day camps include:

Hands-on learning activities
Animal visits in the classroom
Art projects
Learning games

Cancellation Policy

Refunds, minus a 10% administrative fee, will be made only if your cancellation is received before May 30, 2016. After May 30th, 75% refunds will be given if cancellation is made at least five working days before the start of your camp week. No partial refunds are given for missed camp days. There is no fee to switch camps. To cancel or switch camps, please call 503-220-2781.


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