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.
2017 Junior Zookeeper Camp Dates:
June 5th - June 9th
June 19th - June 23rd
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
2017 Junior Zookeeper Academy Dates:
June 12th - June 16th
June 26th - June 30th
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
2017 Junior Zookeeper University Dates:
June 19th - June 23rd
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:
Which animals would make the best detectives? Campers will follow clues and solve fun animal mysteries in this fun-filled week of camp.
Animals rely on their senses every day! This week, learn about which animals have the best vision, what it would be like to have a tiger's sense of smell, how bats "see" in the dark, and more!
We have an amazing planet - and we should learn how to protect it! Join us to learn about the world around us and what we can do to make it a better place for all animals!
Can you run as fast as a cheetah? Probably not, but join us in this high-speed chase to find the world's fastest animals!
Do you want to get slimed? Or make your own ooze? Join us this week to learn about how gross (and FUN) the Animal Kingdom can be!
New for 2017, 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:
Fur, feathers, and scales...oh my! Join us this week to learn about what makes animal groups different from each other.
Our world has so many different habitats to explore! This week, we'll explore rainforests, deserts, grasslands, and more, meeting the animals that live there along the way!
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