Zoo Camps

Easter Break Zoo Camp

Join us for this four-day camp during the Easter Break. We’ll have fun with some of the animal ambassadors, make some crafts, play some games, tour the Zoo, work with the Zookeepers, and maybe even do an Easter Egg hunt! Bring a lunch and snacks each day.

Ages 7 to 12: $220.00

Dates: April 11th to April 14th, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration opens in the New Year 2023

Summer Zoo Camp

Spend a week at the zoo! We’ll get to know our animal friends with help from the Saskatoon Zoo Society interpreters and Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo Zookeepers. There will be lots of hands-on experiences, crafts, and games all designed to have fun at the zoo. Bring a lunch and 2 snacks each day.

Zoo Camp structure repeats each week with the same actvities, crafts and animal experiences. We recommend registering children for one week only.

Before and After Care will be offered in 2023. Before Care will start at 8:00 a.m. After Care will run from 4:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. Note: Before and After Care is supervised, but no activities will be planned for the children. They are welcome to bring a book or other small activities that they enjoy.

Ages 7 to 12: Regular $275.00,
$220.00 for four-day camp when applicable.

Dates for 2023:
Week 1 – July 4-7 (short week)
Week 2 – July 10-14
Week 3 – July 17-21
Week 4 – July 24-28
Week 5 – July 31-Aug 4
Week 6 – August 8-11(short week)
Week 7 – August 14-18
Week 8 – August 21-25

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

SZS Members receive early registration access.
Member registration opens March 20th, 2023 at 7 a.m.
Non-Member registration opens March 27th, 2023

Animal Antics Preschool Program

This exciting 6 session program is all about having fun at the Zoo. Participants will meet some of the animal ambassadors, participate in active games, and make some cool crafts. A snack is required for each session.

Ages 4-5

Dates: Wednesdays, March 1st to April 5th, 2023
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Registration Opens January 1st, 2023

PD Day Zoo Camp

Another day with no school for the kids? Let the Saskatoon Zoo Society help you out. You provide the lunch and snacks and we’ll provide the wild adventures at the zoo.
Along with crafts and games, you’ll get to meet our animal ambassadors. It’s the perfect day for the young animal lover.

We do our best to accurately list the Saskatoon school districts that are off on the particular PD DAY listed below. However, it is always recommended that you check your school’s calendar before you register. Children from other school divisions are welcome to register for these programs (please check your school’s calendar to see if they correspond with the Saskatoon dates).

Ages 5 to 12 (children aged 5 must be in Kindergarten)
Fee: $50.00

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dates to watch for in 2023 (Registration will open on Jan. 1st, 2023):
January 23rd (SPSD/GSCS)
March 13th (SPSD/GSCS)
June 5th (SPSD/GSCS)
June 30th (SPSD/GSCS)

January Zoo Camp

Enjoy animal experiences, crafts and games in this four-day January camp!

Ages 7-12 $220

January 3rd to 6th, 2023

Watch for registration fall of 2022!

Winter Break Zoo Camp

This exciting four-day camp is all about having fun in the winter. Participants will meet some of the animal ambassadors, participate in winter activities, and make some cool crafts. Bring a lunch and snacks each day.

Ages 7 to 12 Cost: $220

Dates: February 21st-24th 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration Opens January 1st, 2023

Camp Notices

Warning: ALLERGY ALERTS: Nuts, Food, Animals, Animal Bedding.

Please be aware that if your child has a severe contact allergy (not an ingestion allergy) that some of the animals are fed nuts and peanut butter.

Our Zoo Camps are NOT a safe environment for children with severe contact allergies to nuts or other food types, or animals and/or their bedding material. This affects all of our camps as we go behind the scenes to various zoo keeper only locations. Please inform the Saskatoon Zoo Society of any allergies your child may have.

Special Needs: We strive for a safe, fun environment for all our participants; however, our staff is not trained to accommodate every special need. To ensure our camps remain inclusive and safe for everyone, please contact the Saskatoon Zoo Society directly to discuss ANY special needs your child may have BEFORE you register, so our program staff can determine what and if accommodations can be made to ensure a great camp experience for all.

COVID policies/restrictions: for COVID procedures or requirements, see our COVID Webpage

Registration Procedure:

Please have the following on-hand when you register your child(ren).

1) Your Visa or MasterCard and the expiry date.

2) Your child’s hospitalization number.

3) An emergency contact and phone number.

4) Any allergies or medical conditions that you feel we should be aware of to ensure a positive camp experience for your child. See note above.

5) Your Saskatoon Zoo Society membership card number if you are a member. (note: please purchase online prior to registering if you want to become a member)


Cancellation Policy

No cancellations, but we do allow substitutions. Please note any changes are subject to a $25.00 administration fee. You can give your spot to a friend and notify the Saskatoon Zoo Society of the changes. You can also contact the Saskatoon Zoo Society and we may be able to arrange a substitution from our waiting list.