Eco-Explorers

About Eco-Explorers

Ages 9-12

Explore careers working with animals, practice your zoology skills and more by choosing from a variety of exciting 4-day camps focused on wildlife and conservation. Come for a half- or full-day adventure and experience lots of hands-on activities and animal interactions.

Eco-Explorers Camp sessions run for four days (Monday-Thursday). Morning sessions are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Afternoon sessions are from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. All-day sessions are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Make the week of June 24th an all-day session by signing up for the morning and afternoon camp; children are supervised from 12:00-1:00 for an additional $10/week. All-day campers should bring a bag lunch.


Animal Careers

June 24-27, 2024 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Explore careers working with animals and experience what it’s like to be a zookeeper, animal trainer, biologist, and veterinarian. This camp is designed for youth who have completed grades 3-5 or are ages 9-11.

Zoofari

June 24-27, 2024 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Grab a backpack, strap on your hiking boots, and join us as we embark on a zoofari! Connect with wildlife through animal encounters, nature exploration, games and experiments! This camp is designed for youth who have completed grades 3-5 or are ages 9-11.


Zookeeper Boot Camp

July 15-18, 2024 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (All Day)
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August 12-15, 2024 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (All Day)

Tie your hair back and leave the flip-flops at home! You’ll have a blast getting down and dirty as you spend the week learning what it’s like to work with animals at a zoo. This camp is designed for youth who have completed grades 3-6 or are ages 9-12.


Cost:

Half Day for 4 days:
$105 Members | $125 Non-Members

All Day for 4 days:
$220 Members | $260 Non-Members

Camp t-shirts are optional and cost an additional $10 during check out. Each week of camp has the same t-shirt design. T-shirts are non-refundable. If you cancel, you will be able to pick your shirt up in the gift shop.

If a camp is full, you can join the waiting list through the online registration process. If no waiting list appears, it’s because the waiting list is also full.

Registration


For questions or more information contact:

Sarah Wilcox
swilcox@lszoo.org
(218) 730-4500 ext. 214

If a camp is full, you can join the waiting list through the online registration process.

Scholarships


All of our scholarships for this summer have been awarded.