Due to Low COVID-19 Community Levels for Northern Indiana and per CDC guidelines, masks will be OPTIONAL during camp. This is subject to change at any time based on changes in local COVID-19 levels and CDC guideline updates. See Camp FAQ’s in Zoo Camp Information tab below for additional information.

Heroes Zoo Camp
For kids entering grades 4 – 6


  • Monday, June 20 – Friday, June 24

  • Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22

  • Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (before care begins at 8 am; after care ends at 4 pm)

Cost*: $200; Members receive a 10% discount.

*Cost includes 5 days of day camp 9 am-3 pm, 1 camp T-shirt, and 1 camp drawstring bag.

If I Ran the Zoo! Registration for Zoo Members opens on 2/21. Registration for the general public opens on 3/1.

Ever wondered what it takes to run a zoo? What goes on behind the scenes? Find out in the “If I Ran the Zoo” summer camp! We’ll explore the importance of zoos as conservation organizations, discover a variety of conservation career options, and design a zoo all on our own. As we investigate the zoo world, we will meet animals, view special behind the scenes locations, play games, conduct science experiments, and more!

Register for If I Ran the Zoo Here!

Biomimicry: Back to Nature! Registration for Zoo Members opens on 2/21. Registration for the general public opens on 3/1.

Ever stop and wonder how humans designed airplanes, skyscrapers, or even velcro for shoes? Thank nature! For hundreds of years, people have developed technologies based on animals and other parts of the natural world. Throughout the week, this STEM focused camp will inspire students to appreciate nature and all that humans have learned from it through science demonstrations, engineering projects, animal encounters, games, crafts, and more!

Register for Biomimicry: Back to Nature Here!