Summer Safari Day Camps

Summer Safari: Early Care

Early Care (7:30am-8:45am)

Early Care is every weekday morning your child is in camp. Early Care is between 7:30am-8:45am in the Gates Conservation Education Center at the Zoo.

Please remember to choose the same week for Early Care as your camp week.

Summer Safari: Late Care

Late Care (4:00pm-5:30pm)

Late Care is every weekday afternoon your child is in camp. Late Care is between 4:00pm-5:30pm in the Gates Education Center at the Zoo.

Please remember to choose the same week for Late Care as your camp week.

Pre-K Grades: Wild Play (AM)

Wild Play - Morning Session

Grade: Pre-K

HALF- DAY - 9:00am-12:00pm

T-Shirt: Sea Lion

Children being registered for this class must be potty-trained, at least 4 years old by the first day of camp, and entering Pre-K in the Fall of 2017.

Description

Wild Play: Have you ever wondered how animals play? Do animals have toys (and how would they use them)? Do animals play the same way as you? Explore the zoo with us and use your scientific skills to discover what makes animals happy. Take your turn as a toy engineer in our animal play challenge-play can be hard work too!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents andInformation.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

K & 1st Grades: Zoo Engineers (AM)

Zoo Engineers - Morning Session

Grade: K & 1st

HALF- DAY - 9:00am-12:00pm

T-Shirt: Giraffe

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2017.

Description

Zoo Engineers: Home is where the hooves are. If every animal needs a habitat, how can we make sure they each get what they need? Take a closer look at the enclosures of some of our favorite animal residents to discover how we've designed their homes. How would you do it differently? We'll still need to ensure the animals get everything they need, so put on your zoo engineer hat if you're up to the challenge!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

K & 1st Grades: Zoo Engineers (PM)

Zoo Engineers - Afternoon Session

Grade: K & 1st

HALF- DAY - 1:00pm-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Giraffe

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2017.

Description

Zoo Engineers: Home is where the hooves are. If every animal needs a habitat, how can we make sure they each get what they need? Take a closer look at the enclosures of some of our favorite animal residents to discover how we've designed their homes. How would you do it differently? We'll still need to ensure the animals get everything they need, so put on your zoo engineer hat if you're up to the challenge!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents andInformation.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

K & 1st Grades: The Power Pack (Full Day)

The Power Pack

Grade: K & 1st

FULL DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Okapi

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2017.

Description

The Power Pack: Power up for this active class that explores animal "Zooper Powers" - fantastic features animals have that help them survive. Discover how things like sharp claws, keen eyesight, tough scales, powerful wings and fast feet turn animals into super heroes in their environment. Power Pack campers will also discover their own super powers, and how they can use them to help animals!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

K & 1st Grades: Zoo Engineers (Full Day)

Zoo Engineers

Grade: K & 1st

FULL DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Giraffe

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2017.

Description

Zoo Engineers: Home is where the hooves are. If every animal needs a habitat, how can we make sure they each get what they need? Take a closer look at the enclosures of some of our favorite animal residents to discover how we've designed their homes. How would you do it differently? We'll still need to ensure the animals get everything they need, so put on your zoo engineer hat if you're up to the challenge!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

2nd & 3rd Grades: Wildlife Connections (Full Day)

Wildlife Connections

Grades: 2nd & 3rd

FULL-DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Bear

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Second or Third Grade in the Fall of 2017.

Description

Wildlife Connections: People care for animals every day (including zoo keepers). There are also animals that care for people every day. Have you ever wondered how it feels to work so closely with an animal? To make a Wildlife Connection? This is your chance to find out! How do people and animals help each other across the globe? The best way to find out is to work with some of our favorite Denver Zoo animals and make some personal connections in the process!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

2nd & 3rd Grades: Zoo Stealth Squad (Full Day)

Zoo Stealth Squad

Grade: 2nd & 3rd

FULL-DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Tiger

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Second or Third Grade in the Fall of 2017.

Description

Zoo Stealth Squad: Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to track some of the world's most covert creatures. How do you track the nearly invisible and unheard from animals, you ask? You'll have to sharpen your science skills and powers of observation to discover crafty creatures and treacherous tricksters. Make sure to snag a spot to this elusive camp before they all disappear. This message will self-destruct in 5, 4, 3, 2... 

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

4th & 5th Grades: Conservation Champions

Conservation Champions

Grade: 4th & 5th

FULL-DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Elephant

Children registering for this class must be entering Fourth or Fifth Grade in Fall of 2017.

Description

Conservation Champions: How are all living things on our planet connected? What is Denver Zoo doing to connect and protect some of our favorite residents? Connect with these creatures to embark on a journey to discover how kids like YOU can become a Conservation Champion. Delve into success stories and launch into kid-friendly conservation quests of your own. What role will YOU play once you've uncovered the secret connections that hold our world together?

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

6th - 8th Grades: Citizen Scientists

Citizen Scientists

Grade: 6th, 7th and 8th

FULL-DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

T-Shirt: Orangutan

Children registering for this class must be entering Sixth, Seventh, or Eighth Grade in Fall of 2017.

Description

Citizen Scientists: Citizen Science is collection and data analysis by members of the public (that's us!) as part of collaborative projects with professional scientists. What does this look like at Denver Zoo and how can you contribute? As a Citizen Scientist, you will delve into key issues facing some of the zoo's favorite animals. You will add your own voice to the solution, using technology to get involved with conservation! Conservation isn't just out there you'll be challenged to take action in our own communities, right here at home!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information.

If you don't receive the confirmation email from DENVER ZOO ONLINE TICKETS within 15 minutes of completing your transaction, please check your junk/spam boxes. The confirmation mentions "tickets". Please disregard this, as tickets are NOT used for camp programs.

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