Camps & Classes

Enjoy unique classes and programs at the zoo this Winter!

Winter Break Camps

Enjoy a Unique Winter Break Camp at the Zoo!
The Sea and Me!
Embark on an underwater world when you spend the morning at the zoo’s aquarium.  Attendees will make crafts, sing songs, and learn all about the zoo’s aquatic residents.
Age 3 with Adult  Cost $18 per child/adult pair
Tuesday, December 29, 2015  10:00AM-11:30AM
Snow: Above and Below
Which animals like to play in the snow and who likes to sleep through the winter chill? Find out the answer to this question and more in this fun, hands-on camp.
Ages 4-5  Cost: $20
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 9:00AM-12:00PM

Cool Cats
Snow, wind, and freezing temps are no problem for these fabulous felines. Chill out at the zoo this winter break and learn all about their adaptations, make animal enrichment, and meet a cat keeper!
Ages 6-12  Cost:  $35*
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 8:30AM-3PM
Aquatic Adventures
Learn all about the wonders of water! Find out what you can do to save water, discover different states of water, and test water samples from the actual exhibits around the Zoo.
Ages 6-12  Cost:  $35*
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 8:30AM-3PM
Happy Zoo Year!
Ring in 2016 zoo-style! Countdown to noon, celebrate with a hot-chocolate toast, and party like an animal. Games, a movie, and visits from special zoo residents will be sure to keep you smiling into the New Year.
Ages 6-12  Cost:  $35*
Thursday, December 31, 2015 8:30AM-3PM

*Multi-camp discount.  Enjoy all three full-day camps for just $90!  (ages 6-12 only)

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Breakfast or Lunch With Santa - FULL

December 19 or 20 – Enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa at the zoo!
Fee:  $20 per child*, $15 per adult
Every child’s ticket purchased includes a gift from Santa!

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for an intimate breakfast at the zoo! You’re guaranteed a WILD time seeing friendly zoo animals, making crafts in Santa’s workshop, and enjoying a delicious hot breakfast during your 90-minute session. Children 12 & under receive a special gift to take home. Bring your camera to capture special moments of your child with the jolly old elf himself!

Seatings at 8:30, 10:30, and 12:30 FULL

Registration is closed for this event.

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To register:

All programs require advance registration and openings are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. You will receive confirmation of your registration.

Register online or print and mail Registration Form with check to the Education Department, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808.

Cancellation and Refund Policies

Children must meet age requirements on the first day of all programs (no exceptions).  Programs are held rain or shine.  Refunds (minus 10% processing fee) are available if you cancel at least 2 weeks in advance.  No refund if you cancel less than 2 weeks in advance.

The zoo reserves the right to cancel programs with insufficient registration. In the event of such a cancellation, all of your fees will be refunded.

Consent, Medical, and Photo Policies

Click here to read the zoo’s Consent, Medical, and Photo Policies for camp participants.  You will be asked to agree to these policies during the registration process.

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