Summer Safari Camp: 1st – 5th Grades

August 3, 2020

Date/Time
August 3, 2020 - August 7, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
The Virginia Zoo


Experience the amazing world of animals with Safari Camps at the Virginia Zoo! Safari Camps are an exciting opportunity for K-8 students to dive into nature in a safe, hands-on, and age-appropriate setting. Campers of all abilities and learning styles can enjoy a fun, action-packed week where they will encounter animals up close, express their creativity, and explore the entire Zoo. With behind-the-scenes adventures and games galore, Safari Camp is a new way to discover the natural world.

Summer Safari Camp is for students who are entering 1st-5th grades in fall 2020.

CAMP TRACKS:

Zoo Detectives (1st – 2nd grades)

Zoodunnit? Campers will use their detective skills as they follow the trail to solve the mysteries of the animal kingdom. Work with the Director of the ZIA (Zoo Intelligence Agency) to follow clues, solve puzzles, and crack the case to earn your Virginia Zoo Detective Badge!

Myths and Monsters (3rd – 5th grades)

Bigfoot, dragons, megalodons, and dinosaurs: need I say more? Travel back in time or deep into your imagination to meet notorious beasts in history and folklore. Discover the science behind fantastic myths and investigate real monsters that went extinct long ago. Over the course of the week, campers will become cryptozoologists, storytellers, and myth-busters as they explore some of the most impressive species that ever lived

CAMP EXPERIENCES:
  • Hikes through the Zoo
  • Behind the scenes encounters with exhibit animals
  • Meet and greets with program animal ambassadors
  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Learning activities
TIME:

Camps run from 9 am – 4 pm daily. Drop off starts at 8:45 am. Pick up ends at 4:15 pm. After Camp care is available until 5 pm. Campers not picked up by 4:15 pm will automatically be shifted into the After Camp program.

COST:

Full Week: $300/members & $350/non-members

*Military Appreciation Week: 20% off for active duty and retired military and first responder personnel with valid government-issued ID. Valid ID must be presented on first day of camp.

OPTIONAL AFTER CAMP CARE COST:

Full week: $75/members & $100/non-members.

Per day: $25/member & $30/non-member.

For more information or to sign up your camper click HERE.