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Summer Camps

Wolf Park offers summer science camps for children, grades K – 8, with grade-based themes. Our Junior Keeper camp offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience for students aged 14-17 interested in zoology careers.

“Where the Wild Things Were” Two Day Camp (Grades 6-8)

2022 Dates: July 18-19

**SOLD OUT – please click the registration button and fill out the first page to be added to the waitlist**


Where the Wild Things Were will focus on the interconnectedness of the ecosystem, how humans have altered wildlife and habitats, and how campers can make a positive impact on threatened wildlife through coexistence and conservation. Campers will also learn how zoological facilities like Wolf Park benefit wildlife populations.

Preparing for Camp

Camps are 2 days. Drop off is at 9:00am EST each day. Pick up will be at 4:00pm EST each day. We do not provide before or after care, so please arrange drop-off and pick-up accordingly. We do not allow adults to remain with their children during camp.

Things to Know Before Registering

  • Register your child for the grade they will enter in the 2022-2023 school year.
  • Only light refreshments will be provided. Campers must bring a sack lunch each day.
  • This is a nature camp, so prepare to get dirty! Campers should bring “muck clothes”.
  • Camp will happen, rain or shine. Activities will be held indoors if there are heavy storms.
  • We will be outside a lot. Sunscreen and bug spray are essential.

Logistics and Refund Policy

Camp is $80 per child. After making the purchase, you will receive an email confirmation and your child’s space will be held. You will receive an information packet about camp, including a parental consent form which needs to be completed and returned prior to the start of camp.

Cancellations occurring greater than 10 days prior to the camp can apply 75% of the registration fee to another camp. Arrangements for transfer must occur by the end of the calendar year. If arrangements do not occur; your registration fee will be considered a tax-deductible donation. No refunds if cancellation occurs less than 10 days prior to the camp. Only if the seminar is canceled by Wolf Park will the fee be refunded.

COVID-19 Protocols

All students will need to wear a mask when working with our ambassadors or their food. Otherwise, masks are optional.


If you have any questions about camps, please email [email protected].