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Winter Break Camps

Winter Break Camps are the perfect way to connect your children to nature, even in Indiana’s coldest months! Animal encounters, zoo treks, and hands-on exploration activities await as campers create unique, winter break memories. Space is limited; pre-registration is required and must be completed online. Questions? Call 260-427-6808.

*During the COVID 19 pandemic, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo will be adhering to current policies recommended at the time of your Winter Break Camp.

Ages 4-5:$25 per camper

What’s Cooking?

Animals love munching on their favorite snacks, just like you! Whether it’s bananas or berries, seeds or meat, our animals have an amazing appetite. Meet friendly ambassador animals while learning each of their favorite snacks. Dress to go outside.

Tuesday 12/29 9:00-11:30

Home Sweet Home

There is no place like home! Whether it’s a sticky web or a warm burrow, animals live in some unique places. Join us as we build some cozy animal abodes. Dress to go outside.

Wednesday 12/30 9:00-11:30am

Animal Boogie

Start your morning right by hopping, slithering, and swaying to the sounds of the Zoo. Boogie along with animal friends to discover their unique movements! Dress to go outside.

Thursday 12/31 9:00-11:30am.

Ages 6-9:$40 per camper

Wild Kitchen

Meet our herbivores, carnivores and our beloved om-om-omnivores! Join zoo animals for lunch as we explore what it takes to feed an entire Zoo!

Tuesday 12/29 8:30-3:00 pm

Eco Engineers

Animals are some of the most creative engineers in our natural world, building wildly intricate homes, tools, and networks. Discover the amazing skills required to design their masterpieces as we encounter the Zoo’s own animal engineers. Dress to go outside.

Wednesday 12/30 8:30-3:00pm.

I-SPY

Search high, low,  all around! Look closely, what animals can you spot? Grab a magnify glass and some binoculars to discover hidden wildlife found at the Zoo and in our own backyard. Dress to go outside.

Thursday 12/31 8:30-3:00pm.

Ages 10-12:$40 per camper

Zooper Chef

Over 1,000 animals need food chopped, cleaned, and weighed every single day! Do you have what it takes to feed the Zoo? Explore this essential, behind the scenes work of animal care. Dress to go outside.

Tuesday 12/29 8:30-3:00pm

Animal Architects

Celebrate the unique shelters made by nature’s natural builders. Become an animal architect yourself, as you learn the ins and outs of habitat design at the Zoo. Dress to go outside.

Wednesday 12/30 8:30-3:00pm.

I-SPY

Search high,  low,  all around! Look closely, what animals can you spot? Grab a magnify glass and some binoculars to discover hidden wildlife found at the Zoo and in our own backyard. Dress to go outside.

Thursday 12/31 8:30-3:00pm.

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

Camp 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 camps with insufficient registration. In the event of such a cancellation, all of your fees will be refunded.

Questions? Please call 260-427-6808 or e-mail education@kidszoo.org

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