1) Animal Care: campers will be assigned an animal to care for. Tasks include misting, filling water, checking for animal health, feeding, and of course, cleaning the enclosure. 2) Craft: Either the craft will be representative of an animal or even FOR an animal!3) Activity: These activities can range from nature walks, scavenger hunts, or educational games.4) Opportunities to handle a variety of animals including snakes, lizards, and mammals. 5) Special Animal(s): A staff-led presentation about one or more of the larger animals at the zoo.
Due to the hands on nature of camp, there are limited spots available, so the sooner we receive your registration, the better!
We require a 50% deposit at the time of booking to hold your child's spot. Please call us at 905-549-6868 to process payment upon completing your form. Please note your spot is NOT confirmed until your deposit has been processed.
Information regarding what your child is required to bring for camp will be sent in an email the week before your child is scheduled to attend. Due to health and allergy reasons, campers may not share food, sunscreen or bug spray with other campers (siblings exempt), please ensure your Junior Zoo Keeper has their own.
Due to the limited number of spots we have available this year, campers will need to sign up for the full week to register. Camp will run on the following weeks:
July 1st - 5thJuly 8th - 12thJuly 15th - 19thJuly 22nd - 26thJuly 29th - August 2ndAugust 5th - 9thAugust 12th - 16thAugust 19th - 23rd
Camp will run on July 1st (Canada Day) and the August 5th (Civic Holiday).
In the event of inclimate weather such as rain, pick up and drop off will be at the front of the zoo in the same plaza as Fresh Co. and Dollarama.
The early bird cost for camp is $250 per week for the first child and $240 per week for any additional child in the family if we receive your registration and deposit prior to April 30th. ALL registrations taken starting May 1st will be $290+HST per week for the first child and $280+HST per week for any additional child in the family.
We also offer pre-care which starts at 7:30 am and post-care which goes until 5:30 pm. If pre or post care is required, it MUST be prearranged. The cost is $5 per half hour for the first child and $2.50 per half hour for each additional child in the family.