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Summer ZooCamp 2015

Entering Grades K-1

Blue Birds & Spotted Snakes A-K1
Explore the Zoo to see animals with different colors and patterns and learn how colors and patterns help animals in the wild.
June 22-26; 9 am - 12 pm
FOSZ member $70; nonmember $85

Round and Small or Thin and Tall B-K1
Go on a Zoo adventure, encountering animals up-close to learn how sizes and shapes help animals survive.
August 10-14; 9 am - 12 pm
FOSZ member $70; nonmember $85

Entering Grades 2-3

Home is Where the Habitat is A-23
Discover animals in the Zoo that live in different habitats and learn how animals interact within those habitats.
July 6-10; 9 am - 2 pm
FOSZ member $120; nonmember $130

WOW! The Wonders of Water B-23
Explore the Zoo to see animals that live in water. Learn what things affect these animals and what you can do to help protect them.
August 3-7; 9 am - 2 pm
FOSZ member $120; nonmember $130

Entering Grades 4-5

Animal Allies B-45
What animals are endangered? What can you do to help? Discover endangered species and determine things you can do to help save them.
July 13-17; 9 am - 2 pm
FOSZ member $120; nonmember $130

Entering Grades 6-8

Please note: maturity and willingness to follow instructions are a must for Jr. Zookeepers.
Junior Zookeeper 1 A-68
Who wants to be a zookeeper? Go behind-the-scenes to learn what working in a zoo is all about. Assist keepers and learn about the importance of enrichment.
July 21-25; 9 am - 2 pm
FOSZ member $120; nonmember $130

The Great Outdoors! C-68
NEW! How do you plan for an outdoor trip? Learn proper planning, camping, and hiking safety, and how to deal with emergencies when you are out in the field! Includes a kayak trip in partnership with Adrenaline High!
August 4-8; 9 am - 2 pm
FOSZ member $135; nonmember $145

ZooCamp FAQs

What does my child need to bring to ZooCamp?
Campers should bring a lunch if attending one of the sessions from 9 am - 2 pm. The Zoo provides campers with a snack and water each day. The Zoo also provides all of the materials needed for camp. The Zoo also provides all of the materials needed for camp. Campers SHOULD NOT bring cell phones or other electronics.

How should my child dress for ZooCamp?
Exploring is fun, but it can get messy! Please be sure your child dresses appropriately. The Zoo provides t-shirts for campers to wear during camp. ZooCamp will be held during inclement weather. Campers should dress for the weather and wear close-toed shoes -- please, no flip flops or crocs!

How do I know if my child is registered?
Confirmation for camp will be sent by email upon receipt of your registration. Zoo staff will notify you immediately by phone if the session is already full.

Know Before You Go

Your child should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to the start of camp each day. We will meet at the East Gate entrance (near the golf course). Please wait with your child until ZooCamp staff arrives.

Campers should be picked up at the same location at the end of ZooCamp each day. Camp times vary, so please check the schedule. If anyone other than a parent or legal guardian will be picking up your child, please notify ZooCamp staff in writing.

A snack and water will be provided each day. Campers staying for 5 hours per day should pack a lunch.

Registration and Payment

Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Camp fills up quickly, so register early!

Fill out the ZooCamp Registration Form to register for ZooCamp. Please mail the Registration Form with payment to the address below, fax the form with a credit card number to 410.860.0919, or submit the online registration form for ZooCamp!

Your registration is complete only if payment is included. Your payment (check or credit card) is the only way to reserve a place in ZooCamp. Make checks payable to Salisbury Zoo.

To qualify for the FOSZ discount, you MUST be a member at the FOSZ family-level or above.


A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of your registration. Staff will notify you immediately by phone if the session you submitted a registration for is already full.

Refunds and Cancellations

Refunds are guaranteed if you cancel before June 1. If you cancel after June 1, a refund (less a $10 administrative fee) will be issued ONLY if we fill the space from the waiting list. Please note: If your child is sent home due to disciplinary problems, no refund will be issued.

Salisbury Zoological Park
Education Department
P.O. Box 2979
Salisbury, MD 21802-2979
Phone: 410.546.3440 ext. 5
Fax: 410.860.0919