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Kindergarten (Half-Day Only)

Storybook Safaris (Sessions 1, 3, 5 and 7)
Animals have inspired many wonderful stories throughout history.  Today, some of the most beloved children's books are all about animals.  Campers will be exposed to some of the greatest animal stories ever told and will meet the animals that inspired the stories.

Animal Art (Sessions 2, 4, 6 and 8)
Many of the world's greatest artists are not people.  Animals around the world create beautiful pieces of art every day!  Campers will learn about the unique artists of the animal kingdom and get a chance to mimic these incredible creatures, with art projects so wild, they could only come from nature.

Grades 1 & 2 (Half or Full-Day)

Animals Big and Small (Sessions 1, 3, 5 and 7)
Animals come in every size, shape and color...tiny like a beetle or huge like an elephant, skinny like a snake or round like a hedgehog, white like a pelican or red like a parrot.  Campers will categorize animal opposites and then compare and contrast to explore what makes animals in the wild and at the Phoenix Zoo unique.

Animals Survive and Thrive (Sessions 2, 4, 6 and 8)
From the coldest tundra to the hottest deserts, animals are able to live successfully in different habitats around the world.  Campers will learn how and why animals survive and thrive in every condition imaginable.

Grades 3 & 4 (Half or Full-Day)

Into the Wild (Sessions 1, 3, 5 and 7)
If you really want to learn all about animals, you have to get out and explore their world. Campers will experience what it's like to track animals in the wild, to tread softly and leave no trace. By visiting animals and their habitats throughout the Phoenix Zoo, this camp promotes a life-long love of the natural world.

Animal Athletes (Sessions 2, 4, 6 and 8)
Faster! Higher! Stronger! Animal athletes can give a totally new meaning to all of these words. What animal can out-accelerate a race car? Which bird can fly as high as an airplane? Is there an animal strong enough to knock down a tree to get its food? The answers to these questions, along with up-close encounters with amazing animal athletes, will have campers smiling in world-record time!

Grades 5 & 6 (Half or Full-Day)

Camp Around the World (Sessions 1, 3, 5 and 7)
What if you could journey around the world on the ultimate safari? In just one week, campers will make this amazing journey without ever having to leave the Phoenix Zoo! Campers will learn about animals, habitats, people and cultures from different regions of the globe.Z

FutureVet (Sessions 2, 4, 6 and 8)
Caring for the animals at the Phoenix Zoo is a huge responsibility that requires a lot of knowledge, patience and even creativity! Campers will learn about our incredible veterinarians and animal care staff find out exactly what it takes to be a veterinarian at the Zoo and how best to care for pets at home.

Grades 7 & 8 (Full-Day Only)

Junior Zookeepers (Sessions 1, 3, 5 and 7)
Each and every day, zookeepers at the Phoenix Zoo work to provide the Zoo's animals with all the things they need...food and water are only the beginning! Campers will learn first-hand what it takes to be a keeper at the Zoo and care for the animals. This camp is heavily weighted as a work experience and campers must understand the importance of taking opportunities and responsibilities of this camp seriously.

Zoology in the Field (Sessions 2, 4, 6 and 8)
What does it take to be a real field scientist? How do you study animals in their natural habitat? Using real scientific tools to track, observe and study animal habitats and behavior, campers will conduct research and collect and analyze data during the week of camp. To conclude the week, campers will report on their findings.