KINDER CAMP

DETAILS

 

For children ages 3-5, Kinder Camp is an exciting blend of games, activities and opportunities to observe zoo animals while limiting the distance traveled in order accommodate little legs! Each day campers will explore the zoo with a different focus such as colors, numbers, families and more. Children enrolled in the full-day session enjoy a quiet midday break following lunch where they can rest, nap or participate in quiet activities or group stories. Children may attend one week of the North curriculum and one week of the South curriculum for a maximum of two weeks of Kinder Camp. Please understand that children must be fully potty trained in order to participate in camp.

Kinder Camp North

Camp is based in the private event rooms of the Historic Carousel and from there children head out to explore the animals of the Northern Trail, Australasia, Banyan Wilds, Trail of Vines, Assam Rhino Reserve, Penguins, Molbak's Butterfly Garden and more! Drop-off and pick-up for these sessions take place in the south end the Bear Lot at the zoo’s old North Entrance.

Kinder Camp South

Campers will discover the wonders of the African Savanna, Tropical Rain Forest, Family Farm, Temperate Forest, Bug World, Conservation Aviary, Wetlands and other wildlife habitats located in the southern half of the zoo. Drop-off and pick-up for these sessions take place in the Seattle Rotary Education Center located in the Hippo Lot near the zoo’s South Entrance.

REGISTRATION

Online registration for Summer 2019 sessions will be available beginning February 1
 

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Half-Day Kinder Camp
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Ages: 3-4 years
Weekly Fee: $260

Full-Day Kinder Camp
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 4-5 years
Weekly Fee: $390

Schedule

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

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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.

If you are interested in a scholarship for the Discoveries Day Camp program, you must apply through the Seattle Children's Theatre.

Scholarship Application

 

cancellation policy


School Break Camps

A minimum of 2 weeks' notice is required for cancellation refunds. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds or credits for changes or cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to the start of your child's camp session. Registration fees are non-refundable and will not be returned for canceled orders.

Summer Camps

No Additional Fees for Changes & Cancellations Received Prior to June 1
Registration fees are non-refundable and will not be returned for canceled orders. However, there is no additional penalty to change or cancel summer camp registration orders prior to June 1 of each year. We will offer a full refund of the camp tuition for canceled orders received between February 1-June 1. 

No Credits for Future Classes & Camps
Refunds and cancellations cannot be applied as credits toward future programs.

Change & Cancellation Fees in Effect Beginning June 1
Any changes or cancellations received on or after June 1 up until 2 weeks prior to the start of your child's camp week will be charged a $50 change/cancellation fee. Multiple changes will result in multiple charges.

2-Week Deadline for Refunds or Changes
A minimum of 2 weeks' notice is required for cancellation refunds. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer any refunds or credits for changes or cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to the start of your child's camp session. Registration fees are non-refundable and will not be returned for canceled orders.

Extended Day
We will accommodate refunds for changes and cancellations to Extended Day options if notified in advance. There will be no fee for these changes and cancellations. Unfortunately, we are unable to honor retroactive requests for changes and cancellations.

contact


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.