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Zoo Camps

Adventures at the Zoo all year long!

Zoo Camps

Hogle Zoo Camps

Don’t let school break hold you back from a learning adventure! Bring the zoo to you with these 2-hour online camps designed to engage campers with crafts, stories, interactive learning opportunities, and animal visits. Each day is a stand-alone camp. Attend one or attend them all!

This is a virtual learning class. Registration is per household and includes supplies for one child (additional supplies can be purchased). Each household will be sent a Zoom link prior to the class date.

For more information, please contact Courtney Leo at (801) 584-1713 or at cleo@hoglezoo.org

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Recommended Grades: 2nd-5th

Location: Online – Zoom

Class Cost: $10 per member household

                     $15 per non-member household

Extra Class Supplies*: $5 per kit

Delivery Fee**: $2 per class

*Registration includes 1 class supply kit with materials for one child. Additional kits for other participants are available for purchase in the shopping cart.

**Supply kits can be mailed for a small fee or you can choose our free pick-up option at checkout. Pick-up times will be arranged via phone or email after registering.


Creatures of the Night

October 16, 2021

Join us for a morning of spooky fun as we discover the world of nocturnal animals. Bring to light the secrets of what makes our favorite nighttime species so great at living in the dark. This virtual class is brimming with stories, crafts, interactive learning opportunities, and animal visits.

 


Wild Neighbors

October 23, 2021

Be a wildlife champion for Utah’s native animals! Join us to discover the animals that live in our backyard and how we can live alongside them. Learn ways to be safe in the wilderness and to build your own backyard habitat that can help our native animals thrive. This virtual camp is filled with stories, crafts, interactive learning opportunities, and visits from native animal species. 


Creatures of Snow

January 8, 2022

The days are short and the temperature is colder, but some animals are built to thrive. Come discover what it takes for animals to endure the cold winter season! This virtual class will be packed full of stories, crafts, interactive learning opportunities, and animal visits.


Happy Hibernators

January 15, 2022

Sleeping, Snoozing, Snoring – Hibernation is not just for bears! Join us as we unearth the different types of hibernation and how sleeping is important for survival. This virtual camp with be full of stories, crafts, interactive learning opportunities, and animal visits.


Mighty Migration

April 2, 2022

Journey, roam, and wander as we discover the world of migratory animals. Follow along to learn why animals move from place to place and uncover what it takes to go the distance. This virtual class will be brimming with stories, crafts, interactive learning opportunities, and animal visits.


Pollinator Protectors

April 9, 2022

What’s the buzz about pollinators? Join us to uncover the role pollinators’ play in helping the whole world thrive. Become a Pollinator Protector by discovering ways you can help our flying friends thrive in your own backyard. This virtual camp is swarming with stories, crafts, interactive learning opportunities, and animal visits.


Online Registrations: A confirmation will be sent to you via e-mail once you have registered online for your desired program. If you don’t receive an e-mail confirmation, please check your spam folder. For further questions call (801)584-4562. To register online choose classes from the menu.

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES: After registration is confirmed, Utah’s Hogle Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit, no-substitution policy. If you are unable to attend, please consider your payment a tax-deductible donation

NOTICE: Due to various reasons including allergies, known or otherwise, we will NOT be providing snacks during classes and camps this year. Please be sure to send the appropriate number of snacks, a lunch for all-day classes and camps as well as a water bottle or drinks for your child. A water fountain is always available and we encourage the use of water bottles.

If your child is enrolled in a day class please be sure to send them with a snack and a drink.

If they are enrolled in two-day classes for the same day they will need 2 snacks, a lunch and 3 drinks.

If your child is enrolled in one of our all-day camps they will need to bring 2 snacks, a lunch and 3 drinks for each day.

There is a water fountain that is always available and we encourage you to send water bottles with your children.

Zoo Camp Registration Additional Info

  • For Summer Camps: camper must be registered for the camp grade level that they are entering in the fall.
  • For Break Camps: camper must be registered for the camp grade level that they are currently enrolled in.
  • For 1st grade camps: campers may attend both the AM and PM sessions for a full day of camp.
  • Utah’s Hogle Zoo members get a discount on Zoo Camps. Provide your membership details in the shopping cart to receive your discount.
  • A confirmation email will be sent once you have registered. For more information, please contact Courtney Leo at (801) 584-1713 or at cleo@hoglezoo.org
  • Registration for all camps closes a few days prior to the start of the first day of camp.

An email will be sent out a week prior to the start of camp with details and further instructions.

Cancellation Policy

  • After registration is confirmed, Utah’s Hogle Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit, and no-substitution policy.
  • If you are unable to attend, please consider your payment a tax-deductible donation.

Lunch and Snacks

  • Lunches will be supervised from 12pm to 1pm.
  • Campers must bring their own lunch and a reusable water bottle.
  • Please bring 2 snacks, one for the morning and one for the afternoon.
  • During the lunch break, campers will watch animal documentaries and play games with camp instructors. Campers have the option to quietly play with toys and colors if they do not want to watch the movie.

Thanks to our Zoo Camp Sponsors:

 

    • MEET OUR ANIMALS

    • ZOO MEMBERSHIPS

    • GROUP PARTIES

    • EDUCATION