Zoofari Day Camps
Join us this year for our fun filled and educational Zoofari camps! Campers will experience up-close animal interactions, hands-on activities, and make new friends while learning about wildlife.
2023 Summer Camp
Join us for a wild and fun-filled summer at Zoofari camp! Campers will experience up-close animal interactions, hands-on activities, and make new friends while learning about wildlife and conservation.
Campers will be grouped by age: 6-7, 8-9, 10-12. Activities and interactions are tailored to be age appropriate for your camper. **As of May 23, 2023, there are still openings for 6-9 year olds!**
Every topic includes opportunities to engage directly with keepers and Zoo staff, meet animals up-close, participate in special experiences not offered to the public, and ride the carousel and train!
Please double check your week and topic selection before submitting your registration. Spaces are limited!
Camp Dates, Hours and Pricing:
Drop off: 7:45-8:00 AM
Pick up: 3:45-4:00 PM
Week 1: June 5-9
Week 2: June 12-16
Week 3: June 19-23
Week 4: June 26-30
*No Camp* July 3-7
Week 5: July 10-14
Week 6: July 17-21
Week 7: July 24-28
Members: $215 per camper/week Non-members: $250 per camper/week
2023 Summer Camp Themes
*6-7 Year-Old Topics*
Register here: https://zooedu.wufoo.com/forms/m1go9g6n1j632dg/
No Feet, 2 Feet, 4 Feet, More Offered: Week 1, Week 4, Week 5, Week 7
Animals have some unique ways of getting around! Join us for a week-long look at wildlife in motion.
Grossology Offered: Week 1, Week 4, Week 5, Week 7
Eww! Yuck! GROSS! The animals of the Little Rock Zoo have some strange bodily functions. Spend a week with all the icky details as we uncover the brilliance behind these adaptations.
Sense-sational Zoo Offered: Week 2, Week 3, Week 6
Can you spot a rabbit three miles away? Can you smell food 12 miles from your home? Can you hear a mouse under a foot of snow? Discover the animals who can do this and more during this adventure of the senses.
Zoolympics Offered: Week 2, Week 3, Week 6
The world’s best human athletes still can’t complete with some of the animals around the world. See how we compare to the jumpers, swimmers, and runners of the animal kingdom.
*8-9 Year-Old Topics*
Register here: https://zooedu.wufoo.com/forms/m1okkbdu0om8lua/
Zoovivor Offered: Week 1, Week 5
No passport required as we travel around the world and encounter animals from across the continents! Campers will learn how species survive every habitat imaginable and make these far flung destinations home.
Wild Card Week Offered: Week 2, Week 6
It’s going to be a wild week! We’ve put five new themes into one awesome camp. Monday: Bird Brains. Tuesday: Keeper for a Day. Wednesday: Loco Locomotion. Thursday: Scales, Scutes, and Snoots. Friday: Formal and Fancy.
Pollinator Party Offered: Week 3
Join us for National Pollinator Week as we celebrate the small and mighty species that help the gardens of the world grow. From the plants we enjoy to the foods we eat, campers will discover the creatures that make it all possible.
Elemental Zoo Offered: Week 4, Week 7
We’ve dedicated a day to exploring the elements of air, fire, water, earth, and light. During this week, you’ll learn about the animals that thrive within these elements and even use them to their advantage.
*10-12 Year-Olds Topics*
10-12 year olds: https://zooedu.wufoo.com/forms/m15qq94e1779nyt/
Biomimicry Offered: Week 2, Week 4, Week 6, Week 7
Nature is full of inspiration, lending ideas and blueprints to solve some of humanity’s most complex problems. During this week, campers will learn about materials, structures, and systems that mirror those seen in nature and try creating their own innovations.
Wild Careers Offered: Week 1, Week 3, Week 5
The field of animal sciences includes a multitude of professions. Take a peek into the variety of jobs available to work with wildlife.
1 Zoo Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Hours of Operation
9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Last admission 4 p.m.
Zoo grounds close at 4:30 pm
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