Thanksgiving ZooCamp

Unsure what to do with your child when relatives are arriving and the house is full of holiday chaos? Send them to us!

Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp runs Monday-Wednesday the week of Thanksgiving. This year we are offering a two-day workshop on Monday-Tuesday and a one-day workshop on Wednesday. Curriculum is designed so that campers can register for both programs without repeating activities. Visit our Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp page for more information.

Date and Time

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm / See Additional Information for a complete list of dates

Cost and Fees

Program Fee: Members $55 per day / Non-members $60 day.
Parking Fee: Waived for parents dropping off and picking up participants.


Zimmer Auditorium. Please park in the Lower Parking Lot and proceed to the Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education. Check in outside the glass doors on the ground level.


Pre-Registration is required. Please review the information regarding Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp to learn how to sign up for this program.


Contact: Sarah Cramer or Liz Low
Phone: (510)632-9525 x280

Additional Program Information
  • Participants must be currently enrolled in kindergarten - 5th grade.
  • Zoofari is a two-day ZooCamp program offered on Monday-Tuesday, November 25-26.
  • Nature Play will be held only on Wednesday, November 21.
  • Before and after care are available for an additional fee.
  • Classes are designed for children to participate independently; parents are not allowed to stay with their children.


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