Admission:
$7.00 for Adults (ages 13-59)
$6.00 for Seniors (ages 60+)
$4.50 for children (ages 3-12)
Children under 3 free!

Hours:
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Last admittance at 4 p.m.
Every Thurs. June–August, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Last admittance at 8 p.m.

Contact:
2070 Zoo Lane, Abilene, TX
(325) 676-6085
abilene.zoo@abilenetx.com

Classes and Camps

preschool 2016

2017 Pre-School Classes

Join us for fun animals adventures!  Classes last about 45 minutes and involve stories, crafts, animal encounters and activities! The classes are offered at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m., and pre-registration is required! The Thursday session is filled.

Spring Classes: Homes

April 12  – Grasslands

 Click here to download preschool registration form

Zoo Camp logo 2017 2017 Summer Camps

Click here to Download Summer Camp 2017 registration form

Preschool Ages 3 &4  Kids need to be potty trained and able to stay without an adult. Times 9 a.m.-noon. $80 members/$90 non-members per camp session.

       June 5-9 or July 17-21 (FULL):  Wonderful Wings – Learn about all the wonderful animals with wings.

       June 19-23 or August 7-11(FULL): Fuzzy Friends: Learn about the animals with fur!

All 5 year old-7th grade camps are daily from 9-3. Cost: $140 members and $155 non-members for each full week of camp.

Ages 5 and Entering Kindergarten:

June 12-16 (FULL) or July 31-August 4: Marvelous Mammals – Learn about the animals with fur.   

June 26-30 (FULL) or August 7-11 (FULL): Desert Dwellers -Learn about the animals that call the desert home.

July 10-14 or August 14-18: Spikes and Spines: Learn about the ways animals protect themselves.

Entering 1st:   

June 26-30 (FULL): Desert Dwellers-Learn about the animals that call the desert home   

July 17-21: Spikes and Spines-Learn about the ways animals protect themselves

Entering 2nd or 3rd Grade   

June 12-16 or July 17-21: Marvelous Mammals -Learn about the animals with fur   

June 19-23 or July 24-28: Animal Myth Busters- Is the animal info we hear true or false?   

July 10-14 or August 7-11: Desert Dwellers -Learn about the animals that call the desert home

Entering 4th or 5th Grade:   

June 19-23 or July 31-August 4: Animal Myth Busters- Is the animal info we hear true or false?   

July 24-28 (FULL) or August 14-18: Expedition Animal – Learn about animals inside and out!

Entering 6th or 7th Grade:   

June 26-30 (FULL): Junior Zoo Keeper -Learn how we take care of the animals!   

July 24-28 (FULL): Expedition Animal- Learn about animals inside and out!

Ages 5-5th grades     

August 21-25:  Party Animal – Play games while learning about animals!

Ages 5-5th grades Camp times 9-3. $80 members/$90 non-members     

July 5-7: Team Animal – Learn about animals while competing in fun challenges!

Extended Camp is available until 5:15 Monday-Thursday and until 4:30 on Friday for all full day camps for an additional $15 per day or $65 for the week. This is an extension of the camp experience and will include a snack.

Cancellation Policy: If unable to attend a scheduled camp, please notify us within two weeks of the camp start for a refund, less a $10 cancellation processing fee.  No refunds will be given for unattended days of camp.

Questions? Contact the Education Department at 325-676-6487 or zoo.education@abilenetx.com Abilene Zoo Summer Camps are not licensed by the State of Texas.

Click here to download Summer Camp 2017 registration form

Evening Education Programs

Visit the Evening Education Events page for more information on Night Hikes and Kid’s Night Out!