Summer ZooCamp Registration Now Open

Oakland Zoo's ZooCamp 2017 registration opens for members on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10am and for non-members on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10am. ZooCamp gives your kids a unique opportunity to experience nature and wildlife like only the Zoo and Knowland Park can offer. Campers explore and discover through games and songs, creating-and-making, discovery hikes, and science activities. Plus, plenty of up-close time learning about our awesome animals!

Date and Time

Online registration is open March 7 - August 2.

Cost and Fees

Cost varies by program.


Zoo Wide Event. ZooCamp activities take place throughout the Zoo.


Pre-registration is required. Please see the ZooCamp page for more details.


Contact: ZooCamp Hotline
Phone: (510)632-9525 x280

Additional Program Information
  • Oakland Zoo takes great pride in creating age-appropriate options for campers age four through high school.
  • Camp sessions are one week long and run from mid-June to mid-August.
  • Campers register for each one-week session separately, but programs are designed so kids can participate for up to three weeks without repeating activities.


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