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




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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.

  Summer Session

2345: Aug 5, 9:45-11:00 a.m. Hide and Seek- FULL
Discover the tips and tricks of our best animal hiders and meet one up close!  Search for hidden creatures and perfect your own camouflage skills in Zoomazium’s backyard!

2355: Aug 13, 9:45-11:00 a.m. Spectacular Spikes
Ouch! Nature can be spikey! There are spikes and spines all over on both animals and plants. Come meet a spikey friend in Zoomazium and then explore different spikes and spines in the backyard!

2365: Aug 19, 9:45-11:00 a.m. Backyard Bugs- FULL
Would you believe that bees talk by dancing?! Or that cockroaches smell with their feet?! Believe it or not, bugs are pretty amazing creatures! In this class, we’ll investigate these incredible invertebrates and find out where they are hiding in Zoomazium’s backyard.

2375: Aug 27, 9:45-11:00 a.m. Diggin in the Dirt- FULL
Join us for some messy fun! Dig for worms and other animals that live in the dirt, make a dirt pie for the trees and create your own mud art. No need to worry about staying clean here!

2385: Sep 2, 9:45-11:00 a.m. Spots and Stripes
Have you ever found spots on a leaf or stripes on a flower?  Meet a creature up close whose skin has an interesting and unique design.  Join us while we hunt for patterns in Zoomazium’s backyard and find out how this type of camouflage help plants and animals.

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.

Summer Special!  Register for 5 Zoo Sprouts classes, your 6th class is free.  Web registrations: the 6th class will be refunded to you after registration confirmation is sent. 

 Summer Session

3345: Aug 6, 10- 11:30 a.m. Poo at the Zoo
Just like you and me animals at the zoo poo too. Learn about poo, or scat, as scientists call it. What do we do with all that poo? We turn it into Zoo Doo! Together we’ll visit the exhibit of an animal to see where the Zoo Doo process begins.

3355: Aug 12, 10- 11:30 a.m. Lounging Lions
Lions, like other cats, love to sleep and their roar can be heard from more than 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 lions and visit them at their exhibit.

3365: Aug 20, 10- 11:30 a.m. Lots O' Legs
Legs come big and small! Some animals have many, but some have none at all! Come join us at the zoo to find out what all these legs do.

3375: Aug 26, 10- 11:30 a.m. Terrific Tigers
Tigers are finally back here at Woodland Park Zoo! Start to get to know our three tigers Olan, Eko and Liem as you learn about their stripes, their favorite treats and their new home as .

3385: Sep 3, 10- 11:30 a.m. SSSSSlithering Snakes
Riddle me this: what has scales, no eyelids, and a super-sensitive tongue? Find out on this amazing adventure into the wonderfully weird world of snakes! We’ll explore the warm and dry dwellings of the Day Exhibit and meet some very curious slithering creatures.

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



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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