Break Camp follows the Seattle Public School calendar and is offered for winter, mid-winter, and spring break.

4-Day Winter Break Camp

December 31, 2019 - January 4, 2020

Camp runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Note: Camp will not be held on Wednesday January 1 in observance of New Year's Day.

Kinder Camp: Animal Play

From romping in leaves to pouncing on mom, animals play to learn… and so do kids! Through outdoor games, imaginative play, sensory exploration and visits to the animal habitats at the zoo, campers will explore the world of animal play.

4-6 years old
9am - 2pm
Fee: $295

Registration Opens November 1

Zooper Camp: World Wide Webs

What does a blade of grass have to do with a coyote? Or a coyote with a hawk? The world is full of intricate webs that connect all living things. Through outdoor games, imaginative play, sensory exploration and visits to the animal habitats at the zoo, campers will explore worldwide webs.

6-8 years old
9am - 4pm
Fee: $350

PM Extended Day
Fee: $15/day
Extended Day Program

Registration Opens November 1

All registration buttons link to our online registration system. If you prefer to register by paper, please click here to download a camp registration form that may be returned by email, fax or postal mail. 


Camp Waitlist

If your preferred camp session is full, you may email us to have your child placed on the camp waitlist. Please include your child's name and date of birth as well as your preferred camp session in your message.

If space becomes available, we will contact waitlisted families with an offer and deadline for accepting the open space.

additional INFORMATION


Camp Parent Guide

Please review the Camp Parent Guide prior to the start of camp. This guide includes important guidelines as well as a chart with drop-off and pick-up locations for each camp.

Read the Camp Parent Guide

Extended Day Program

The zoo offers an Extended Day program for the convenience of parents and caretakers. Afternoon Extended Day is available year-round, and both morning and afternoon Extended Day are offered in summer.

Find out more about Extended Day

FAQ, Safety Policies & Staff Bios

Find answers to frequently asked questions, details on the zoo's safety policies and Camp Staff bios and photos.

Read the FAQ, Safety Policies & Staff Bios

Changes & Cancellations

Instructions for changing or canceling camp sessions and details on the zoo's refund policy.

Read the zoo's Cancellation Policy


Classes & Camps Scholarships


Woodland Park Zoo is pleased to provide limited scholarship opportunities for eligible families towards zoo classes or day camp programs. Summer camp scholarship applications are accepted beginning February 1 of each year and throughout the year for school break camps and classes.

Scholarship Application



If you have additional questions or need assistance, please contact a registration staff member by email or by phone at 206.548.2424 ext 3. If you are unable to reach a staff member by phone, please leave a detailed message and we will make every effort to return your call within 2 business days.