Zoo Camps

PD Day Zoo Camp

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

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).

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

Upcoming dates:
May 13th (GSCS)
June 6th (SPSD/GSCS)
June 30th (SPSD/GSCS)

Registration is open!

Winter Break Zoo Camp

Ages 7 to 12 Cost: TBD

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.

Dates: February 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Watch for registration in the New Year!

Easter Break Zoo Camp

Ages 7 to 12: $220.00

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.

Dates: April 19th to April 22nd, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration opens January 4th, 2022

Summer Zoo Camp

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

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 snacks each day.

Before and After Care will be offered this year. Before Care: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. After Care: 4:00 p.m.-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.

CAMP IS FULLY BOOKED. We are accepting Wait List Registrations – you can register for the wait list of one or several weeks.

Dates for 2022:
Week 1 – July 4-8
Week 2 – July 11-15
Week 3 – July 18-22
Week 4 – July 25-29
Week 5 – August 2-5 (short week)
Week 6 – August 8-12
Week 7 – August 15-19
Week 8 – August 22-26

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

SZS Members receive early registration access. Member registration opened April 4th, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. General registration opened on April 6th, 2022

December Zoo Camp

Ages 5-12 $50 per day / December

Come for ONE day or ALL THREE! Enjoy animal experiences, crafts and games!

Watch for information in fall of 2022!

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.