This exciting new program was created for kids that really love animals and/or want to be a zookeeper when they grow-up. The program is designed to immerse them more and more into the keeping experience as they get older. To accommodate various ages, we have designed the following programs:
The Junior Zookeeper Camp is designed for kids from Kindergarten to 9 years old. The camp includes:
Camp Fee - $120
An optional meal plan can be added for lunch all 5 days for $25.
2018 Junior Zookeeper Camp Dates:
June 4th - June 8th
June 18th - June 22nd
The Junior Zookeeper Academy is designed for kids from 10 years old to 13 years old. The academy is five days from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and starts to incorporate more behind-the-scenes experiences and conservation curriculum including:
Academy Fee - $250
2018 Junior Zookeeper Academy Dates:
June 11th - June 15th
June 25th - June 29th
Designed for kids from 14 years old to 18 years old. The university is five days from 9:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and incorporate more behind-the-scenes experiences and conservation curriculum including:
University Tuition: $625
2018 Junior Zookeeper University Dates:
June 18th - June 22nd
Summer camps at Tanganyika will provide your child with the most Wildly Different Experience imaginable! Each week focuses on a different unique and exciting theme. Your child will participate in interactive learning experiences, hands-on science-based activities, Park tours, and the opportunity to meet some of our Animal Ambassadors up close!
Summer camps at Tanganyika Wildlife Park will provide your child with the most Wildly Different Experience imaginable!
Each week of Summer Safari Camp focuses on a different unique and exciting theme. Your child will participate in interactive learning experiences, hands-on science-based activities, Park tours, and the opportunity to meet some of our Animal Ambassadors up close!
In addition to life-long memories, here's what our Summer Safari Camp will provide your little critters:
From the rainforests of South America to the Outback of Australia, animals can be found in all sorts of different habitats. Join us on this whilrwind globe-trekking journey to see where some of our favorite critters call home!
Some animals are just a little...odd. This week, we'll learn about some of these delightful weirdos and how they fit in with the world around them.
Have you ever wondered how a bird builds a nest or how a honey badger digs a den? Well join us to learn about the marvels of the animal engineering world!
We only have one planet - we might as well learn all we can about it and help protect it! This week, our campers will become wildlife warriors and help make our world a better place for the people - and animals - that live here!
How does a vet give a tiger a physical or check a mandrill's teeth? This week, we'll learn the tricks of the trade and see just what it takes to be a zoo vet!
Cub Camp is the perfect opportunity for your littlest critters to get a taste of summer camp fun! Each week, your child will participate in interactive learning experiences, hands-on science-based activities, Park tours, and the opportunity to meet some of our Animal Ambassadors up close!
In addition to life-long memories, here's what our Cub Camp will provide your little critters:
Does your child enjoy the...fuzzier...things in life? This week, we'll learn all about what makes mammals tick and get to meet some furry friends in the process!
Our world has so many cute animals to learn about - including our very own otterly adorable duo, Audrey and Charlotte. This week, we'll meet some of the cutest animals on the planet (and at Tanganyika) and learn about what makes them so awesome!
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