ZooCamp at Seneca Park Zoo immerses kids in wildlife, the environment and the need to protect and care for both, all in a unique setting: The Zoo!
ZooCampers can count on:
• An immersive experience at the Zoo, including helping zoo keepers
• Learning about the animals they know and love
• Plenty of time outdoors, taking nature hikes and playing
• Meeting other kids who have similar interests
Parents can count on:
• Children bursting with new knowledge and excitement from their days at camp.
• Daily emails to stay informed of what children are learning so you can keep the conversation going at home!
• Feeling good knowing that enrolling kids in camp helps save endangered lemurs through support of conservation efforts in Madagascar.
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Summer ZooCamp options will be posted in January 2019 – Stay tuned!
Registrations are based on age of child as of June 1, 2019.
Add Before or After Care options when you register.
Registrations are based on the age of the child as of June 1, 2019.
Preschool camps for ages 3 and 4 are held weekly in June and run from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Snacks are provided. Campers will have a more positive experience if they are already comfortable in group settings without their parent. Two counselors support a maximum of 14 children. Half-day fees apply. Before or After Care options are not available. Child must be potty trained to attend camp.
School-age camps for ages 5 to 12 begin the week of June 25 and end the week of August 20. Full-day is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Before Care drop-off at 8 a.m. After Care pick-up at 5 p.m. Snacks are provided. Campers bring their own lunch and water bottle. Two counselors support a maximum of 20 children. Campers will have a more positive experience if they are prepared to spend a part of each day outside and should dress accordingly.
Half-day option is available for campers ages 5 – 9. Half-day is 9 a.m. to 12 noon, with pick-up before lunch.
Before Care or After Care is available for school-age campers and costs $25/week
Each child receives a camp t-shirt.
Payment in full is due with registration. Payments are non-refundable. Please read and complete medical and registration information online. A pick-up authorization form will be sent with your confirmation letter and must be completed one week prior to the first day of camp.
There must be a minimum of 5 campers to hold a ZooCamp.
Summer ZooCamp Scholarships
Scholarships are available on a first come, first serve basis to cover 50% or 100% of the camp registration fee for one week of camp per child. If interested, please complete the application below.
Materials can be scanned and emailed to email@example.com with ZooCamp Scholarship in the subject line or mailed to:
Education Department – ZooCamp Scholarship
2222 St. Paul St.
Rochester, NY 14621