Classes and Camps
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
2017 Summer Camps
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Abilene Zoo Summer Camps are not licensed by the State of Texas.
Visit the Evening Education Events page for more information on Night Hikes and Kid’s Night Out!