Zoo Camp

2005 0621 110026AAHeritage Park Zoological Sanctuary Zoo Camp is a great way for children ages 6 - 12 to learn more about animals, get experience behind-the-scenes at the zoo, get up close and personal with their favorite animals, make fun crafts, play exciting animal-themed games, make new friends and have a great time! Each week of camp has a fun theme so the focus of every week is different. Campers also receive a t-shirt.

Camps are held in spring, summer and fall. Each camp runs from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm each day. Tuition is $150 for members and $175 for non-members. A deposit of $25 is required at the time of registration. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first serve basis, so book early!

For more inforamtion or to register, please call Leah Wacks at 928.778.4242, ext 18 ,or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


CLICK HERE for the 2016 Summer Zoo Camp flyer and registration form.

Week 1: June 6 - 10, 2016


Theme - Do Animals go to Work?: Do javalina have jobs? Do owls have occupations? Every animal has a job in nature. Some animals are gardeners, others are janitors or pollinators. Learn who does what in the animal kingdom and how animals and plants help one another.

Week 2: June 13 - 17, 2016

Theme - Animal Accessories: Animals may not have jewelry, purses, wallets, cell phones or fancy clothes, but they do have accessories! Discover how smelly tails, big ears, sharp claws and extra-long noses help animals overcome the challenges of life.

Week 3: June 20 - 24, 2016

Theme - Jazzy Jumpers, Super Swimmers, & Playful Prowlers: Leap like a lemur or hop like a frog! Creep as quietly as a mountain lion, splash like a Tiger! Come learn about all of the ways the animals at the zoo get around!

Week 4: June 27 - July 1, 2016

Theme - Art Safari: Animals have always been celebrated in different forms of art. From paintings to sculpture to dance and music – we’ll explore all forms of art and make some of our own with a messy Zoo Camp twist!


Week 5: July 11 - 15, 2016

Theme - Catch Me If You Can: From soaring eagles to darting bats, racing cheetahs to leaping gazelles, explore the interactions of predator versus prey in this action packed camp.

Week 6: July 18 - 22, 2016

Theme - Animal Tracks: For scientists studying animals in the wild, actually finding the animal is sometimes the hardest task. In this hands-on class students are introduced to animal tracking and the signs animals leave behind. Become a master tracker and learn how to find the animals wherever you are!


CLICK HERE for the 2016 Fall Zoo Camp flyer and registration form.

Fall Break: October 10 - 14, 2016

Theme - Weird and Wonderful: Can you drink through your nose, breathe through your skin or taste with your feet? Discover the weird things animals do to get what they need.