Discover what the sea otters from northern Canada have in common with penguins from Peru. Explore ocean habitats with a guest speaker from US Fish and Wildlife Service and a behind-the-scenes tour at the Steller Cove exhibit. Learn how the zoo builds an ocean in the city and practice using the same scientific equipment that keepers use to monitor aquatic animal life-support systems.
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
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 K.
Costs and registration
Zoo members: $60 per child for full day camps, $30 per child for half day camp (4 years-entering K)
Non-members: $65 per child for full day camps, $35 per child for half day camp (4 years-entering K)
Early Care (7:30-8:15 a.m.): $5 per day
Late Care (3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.): $12 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 $6.00 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 accommodate 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
Refunds, minus a 10% administrative fee, will be made only if your cancellation is received before June 4 , 2018. After June 4, 75% refunds will be given if cancellation is made at least ten business 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.
Contact the Education Office at: