Summer Kinder Camp programs available for children ages 3-5 years old.




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Zoo Sprouts 

Early Childhood Parent and Child

Whether you are new to the zoo or visit weekly, a Zoo Sprouts class is a chance for you and your child together to spend time with other animal lovers, including a special zoo guide who will help you get to know our amazing animals even better. Each hour and a half adventure will start in the classroom with activities exploring the amazing world of animals through movement, creative play, stories, art and songs. Next, your guide will lead you on a journey of discovery to learn more about zoo animals relating to the class theme.

Adults and children 3-5 years
$25 per adult/child pair, $10 each additional family member 3-5 years

Registration note:
Please only complete the online registration for paying participants. Although they are welcome to attend, please do not register additonal adults.

 Winter Session

*Sign up for 5 Winter Session Zoo Sprouts Classes and the 6th class is free.  The discount will be given after initial registration in the form of a refund.  Any cancellation of classes will forfeit the free class.    

3115: Jan 13, 10- 11:30 a.m. Ginormous Giraffes
Did you know that the pattern of spots on every giraffe is unique just like your fingerprints? Not only are they the tallest animal in the world but these gentle giants have four stomachs and a long, purple tongue! Join us as we explore the world of giraffes and see how you measure up.

3125: Jan 14, 10- 11:30 a.m. Dragons and Monsters
Dragons and monsters... at the zoo?! You won't need armor for this class; these reptiles supply their own.  Explore the world of lizards at the zoo  and learn more about what makes Komodo dragons and Gila monsters as unique as their names.

3135: Jan 21, 10- 11:30 a.m. Zoo Vets
Step into the world of animal health care and discover how we care for sick and injured animals.  In this fun class we will use imaginative play to explore what it's like to look after our youngest residents.

3145: Jan 28, 10- 11:30 a.m. Outrageous Otters
Otter families both large and small love to splash and play games just like you.  Learn about the Asian small-clawed otters and our native North American otters.  Together, we'll figure out which is bigger, which has the largest family, and which is the fastest swimmer.

3155: Feb 5, 10- 11:30 a.m. Arctic Animals- FULL
Brrr... it's cold out there!  Winter is here and the animals are prepared for the weather. Join us for a fun-filled adventure into the world of winter at our Northern Trail.  Find out how these animals keep warm, find food, and stay safe all winter long.   

3165: Feb 12, 10- 11:30 a.m. Sounds of the Savanna
The savanna is alive and roaring with the sounds of life! Join us for a fun and musical exploration of the African Savanna.  We will explore the sounds of homemade instruments, stories, lions, and more.  Bring your dancing shoes and join us at the zoo!

3175: Feb 19, 10- 11:30 a.m. Who's Who at the Zoo
Have you ever wondered who works at the zoo? Who makes the animals' food? Who keeps the animals safe and sound? Who makes the animals' beds and checks on them at night? We'll meet some new human friends and get a special look at what they do at Woodland Park Zoo. 


Having trouble registering online? To register by mail, fax or walk in registration, click here.


  Spring Session

3185: Mar 3, 10-11:30 a.m. Ducky See, Ducky Do
Did you know that ducks can be found on every continent but Antarctica and lice in groups call rafts or teams? Come waddle with our flock to the marsh and observe waterfowl in action.  We'll have a quackin' good time. 

3215: Apr 7, 10-11:30 a.m. Animals Down Undah
Come "down undah" for a trip to find out how animals can survive in the rugged Australian outback.  Try out a boomerang, learn why kangaroos can walk backwards and why emu eggs are green. See you there, mate!

3225: Apr 23, 10-11:30 a.m. Pride and Seek
You've heard of a herd of gazelle and probably a pride of lions but have you heard of these strange animal groups: A rasp of guinea fowl? A sounder of warthogs? A zeal of zebras? Join us to discover some of the amazing zoo animals that live together in groups.  We'll figure out why some animals like to live together and why some prefer to go alone. 

3235: May 7, 10-11:30 a.m. Lions
Lions like to sleep for almost 20 hours a day and their roar can be heard from more that 5 miles away.  What else do lions do? Join us as we pounce, stalk and roar in our own lion pride! Learn more about our lion family and visit them at their exhibit.

3245: May 14, 10-11:30 a.m. Tigers
Seeing stripes? We are too? Come meet our newest big cats at the zoo. Did you know that like our fingerprints, no two tigers have the same stripe pattern? Join us to welcome our brand new Malayan tigers to their exhibit.

3255: May 21, 10-11:30 a.m. ...And Bears Oh My!
Brown bear, brown bear what do you see? I see a sloth bear looking at me.  Come see the zoo's two species with your own eyes. One type eats insects and sucks them up into its mouth like a straw... the other has a muscular hump between the shoulders to help dig their winter dens. Find out who is who in this bear-y fun class. 

Having trouble registering online? To register by mail, fax or walk in registration, click here.


Young Explorers

Young Explorers child and parent

Learn to engage your child’s wonder and curiosity about nature. During our one hour adventure become a parent naturalist. Exploring a natural, outdoor area at the zoo, you will learn to guide your child in nature play, explore natural play stations, hear a puppet story, and even meet a live zoo animal. Grown-ups must come ready to play! Class is rain or shine; please dress appropriately. We will not be touring zoo grounds during this class, but encourage you to do so after the program.

Fee: $20 per adult/child pair, $7 each additional family member 2-5 years
Ages: Adults and children 2-5 years

Registration note: Please only complete the online registration for paying participants.  Although they are welcome to attend, please do not register additonal adults.

There are no Young Explorers classes scheduled at this time.  Young Explorers classes take place in the spring and summer.  New classes will be posted this spring.    



All registration confirmations are sent via e-mail and will come to you from an address ending in Please make sure to read your confirmation and all attachements. Please contact us if you do not receive a registration confirmation.

Need to make changes to or cancel an existing registration? Call 206-548-2424. Changes and cancellations cannot be done through our online registration process.

Changes and cancellations are allowed up to two (2) weeks in advance of the program start date. 

Having issues registering online?  Click here to download the registration form.



If you cannot find the answers to your questions or need additional help please contact the Individual Registrar at 206.548.2424 x3 or by e-mail.



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