For students entering 7th - 9th grade.

Too old for Camp? Then you're ready for Teen Camp; an awesome, summer adventure for teens! Teen Camp combines all of the best aspects of camp - fun, friends, music, crafts, skits, live animal encounters and awesome counselors - with more in-depth information about Zoo animals and conservation, and a special field experience! The theme for Teen Camp is Zoo Adventure.

Limited to 18 campers per session.
Instructors: Seasonal Instructors, Zoo Staff and Zoo ALIVE volunteers
Fee: Zoo Members $215 / General Public $235

You can order extra Camp KangaZoo T-shirts! Cost: Youth and adult sizes $12. Indicate your order on the registration form.

For additional information, see Teen Camp FAQ's.

Camp KangaZoo scholarships are available to families with financial need. Download an application packet, or call (314) 646-4544, #6 to request an application.

Camp Scholarships are possible thanks to generous donations from the Engelhardt Family Foundation and the Walter and Nancy Galvin Endowed Fund for Children. Completed applications must be received by Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Teen Camp - Zoo Adventure
DatesDayTimes
*June 16-19
June 19-20
M-Th
Th-F
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.
SOLD OUT
*June 23-26
June 26-27
M-Th
Th-F
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.

*July 7-10
July 10-11
M-Th
Th-F
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.

*July 14-17
July 17-18
M-Th
Th-F
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.

*July 21-24
July 24-25
M-Th
Th-F
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.
 
*July 28-31
July 31-Aug 1
M-Th
Th-F
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.

*Indicates that KangaCare is available during this week.

Before-care is available for some sessions starting at 7 am Monday – Thursday, for an additional fee. After-care is available for some sessions until 6 pm Monday – Wednesday and until 6:30 pm on Thursday when the overnight begins, for an additional fee. Friday after-care is also offered! See KangaCare for more information.


Zoo ALIVE! - Active Leaders In Volunteer Education
For High School students age 15 and up

Join Zoo ALIVE, the Zoo's year-round volunteer program for teens! Zoo ALIVE volunteers help with Camp KangaZoo, overnight programs, and other awesome Zoo programs and events throughout the year. It's a great way to gain valuable volunteer experience, meet other teens who love animals and kids, learn a lot about wildlife, nature, animal science and the Zoo, enhance your leadership and communication skills and make a difference! Visit the Zoo ALIVE page for more information or come to our open house, Sunday, March 2, 1 - 4 p.m.