Zoo Camp is back and better than ever for our 2021 Season!!! We will be offering 2 different weeks of camp with a full day of activities & New this year is our Safari Day camps!!! Safari Day camps are one day camps broken down by ages. Campers will get some very unique experiences we are sure they will remember!

If you are signing up for a camp you’ll also need to download these two forms, fill them out, and bring them to the camp:

Hemker Park & Zoo camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while working with a professional educator and zookeepers, going behind-the-scenes and meeting animals up close and personal!

It’s a New Adventure at each camp! Students in our zoo camp will get an experience they will not forget. During camp the students will learn about the animals that call Hemker Park & Zoo. We will be discussing their habitat, diet, conservation, and have lots of hands on activities.

This year’s camps:

Safari Day Camp (5-9 Years old) July 19th & August 9th, 2021

Monday, July 19th, 2021 9:30 am – 2:30 pm and/or Monday, August 9th, 2021 9:30 am – 2:30

Safari Day camp is a WILD way for children to spend the day!

Campers will explore the zoo and learn about animals and how we care for them as they make new friends and spend time in the great outdoors. Campers will get some very unique experiences we are sure they will remember!

The Safari Day Camp is designed for children from Kindergarten to 9 years old. July 19th, 2021 and/or August 9th, 2021 from 9:30 am- 2:30 pm

The camp includes:

  • Day Camp Experience: Drop-off is from 9:15 am to 9:30 am and pick up is from 2:30 pm to 2:45 pm
  • Age-Appropriate Learning: Our camps are designed for elementary students (though campers must have completed Kindergarten).
  • Snacks! We’ll provide healthy and tasty snack during the day. (meal plan can be added)
  • A Wildly Different Staff: Our education staff members and volunteers are the best in the business at providing our campers with an awesome camp experience!

Single Day Camp Fee- $85.00/session

Space is limited, Register Today!

An optional meal plan can be added for lunch for $8.50. Please contact us at 320-836-2426 for arrangements.

Click Here to Sign Up For Safari Day Camp 5-9 year olds

General Zoo Camp Information

Cancellation and Refund Policies  

  • Cancel 14 days or more before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 75% of the total balance.
  • Cancel 8 to 13 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 50% of the total balance.
  • A cancellation made less than 8 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, is not eligible for a refund.

Safari Day Camp (10-15 years old) July 26th & August 16th, 2021

Monday, July 26th, 2021 9:30 am – 2:30 pm and/or Monday, August 16th, 2021 9:30 am – 2:30

Safari Day camp is a WILD way for children to spend the day!

Campers will explore the zoo and learn about animals and how we care for them as they make new friends and spend time in the great outdoors. Campers will get some very unique experiences we are sure they will remember!

The Safari Day Camp is designed for children from 10 years old – 15 years old. July 26th, 2021 and/or August 16th from 9:30 am- 2:30 pm

The camp includes:

  • Day Camp Experience: Drop-off is from 9:15 am to 9:30 am and pick up is from 2:30 pm to 2:45 pm
  • Age-Appropriate Learning: Our camps are designed for elementary students (though campers must have completed Kindergarten).
  • Snacks! We’ll provide healthy and tasty snack during the day. (meal plan can be added)
  • A Wildly Different Staff: Our education staff members and volunteers are the best in the business at providing our campers with an awesome camp experience!

Single Day Camp Fee- $85.00/session

Space is limited, Register Today!

An optional meal plan can be added for lunch for $8.50. Please contact us at 320-836-2426 for arrangements.

Click Here to Sign Up For Safari Day Camp 10 – 15 years old

General Zoo Camp Information

Cancellation and Refund Policies  

  • Cancel 14 days or more before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 75% of the total balance.
  • Cancel 8 to 13 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 50% of the total balance.
  • A cancellation made less than 8 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, is not eligible for a refund.

Junior Zookeeper Academy

Monday, June 14, 2021 – Thursday June 17th, 2021 from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm-

Let your child explore the animal kingdom while getting hands on activities. Let your child learn about the importance of conservation while having!

Hemker Park & Zoo is offering a Junior Zookeeper Academy the week of June 14th- June 17th from 9:30 am – 4:00pm. The Junior Zookeeper Academy is designed for kids from 10 years old to 15 years old. This camp will have lots of hands on experience and a conservation curriculum including:

  • Lots of Hands on Activities: Campers will help our zookeepers with exciting tasks including diets, animal enrichment and more!
  • Age-appropriate Learning:Our curriculum focuses on the in-depth information to help students understand the importance of conservation.
  • Snacks!We will provide healthy and tasty morning and afternoon snacks each day (meal plan can be added)

Academy Fee-$

An optional meal plan can be added for lunch all 4 days for $25.00 please contact us at 320-836-2426 for arrangements 

General Zoo Camp Information

Cancellation and Refund Policies

  • Cancel 14 days or more before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 75% of the total balance.
  • Cancel 8 to 13 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 50% of the total balance.
  • A cancellation made less than 8 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, is not eligible for a refund.

Are refunds available for absences?

No refunds are issued due to camper absences, including absences due to illness.

 

Click Here to Sign Up For Junior Zookeeper Academy


Junior Zookeeper Camp

Monday, June 21, 2021 – 9:30 am  to Thursday, June 24, 2021 – 4:00pm

Junior Zookeeper camp is unlike any other camp, giving your child the opportunity to gain hands on experience with exotic animals. Hemker Park & Zoo’s Zookeeper camp will give your child the chance to explore their passion and have an unforgettable summer!

The Junior Zookeeper camp is designed for children from Kindergarten to 9 years old. The week of June 21-24, 2021 from 9:30 am- 4:00 pm

The camp includes:

  • Full-Day Camp Experience: Drop-off is from 9:15 am to 9:30 am and pick up is from 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
  • Age-Appropriate Learning: Our camps are designed for elementary students (though campers must have completed Kindergarten).
  • Snacks!We’ll provide healthy and tasty morning and afternoon snacks each day. (meal plan can be added)
  • A Wildly Different Staff:Our education staff members and volunteers are the best in the business at providing our campers with an awesome camp experience!

Camp Fee- $

An optional meal plan can be added for lunch all 4 days for $25. Please contact us at 320-836-2426 for arrangements.

General Zoo Camp Information

Cancellation and Refund Policies  

  • Cancel 14 days or more before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 75% of the total balance.
  • Cancel 8 to 13 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, and receive a refund equal to 50% of the total balance.
  • A cancellation made less than 8 days before the first day of your child’s camp session, is not eligible for a refund.

Are refunds available for absences?

No refunds are issued due to camper absences, including absences due to illness.

 

Click Here to Sign Up For Junior Zookeeper Camp

 


FIELD TRIPS ZOO TO YOU | ZOO IN SCHOOL | ZOO CAMPS

What: Fun and educational hands-on petting zoo.
When: Year-round
Duration: Negotiable
Suitable for: People of all ages
Cost: Various packages available