Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Grades 5-6

Camps are 9:00am-4:00pm

Each camp is for children entering Grades 5-6 in fall 2021.

Click here to register for Summer Safari Camps.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Join us on a journey to discover rare and extraordinary beasts and the wild places they call home! 
Camp Dates: June 7-11
Camp Costs: $185 Zoo members/$260 non-members

Animal Artists: Creativity runs wild at the Blank Park Zoo! Be inspired by our animals and use your animal instincts to create art, music, dance, and drama. For nature enthusiasts, animal lovers, and budding artists, this camp offers the perfect opportunity to explore your artistic side!
Camp Dates: June 21-25
Camp Costs: $185 Zoo members/$260 non-members

Zoo Tycoon: Have you ever wondered how YOU would run a zoo?  Well, now’s your chance!  This week you’ll learn all about how Blank Park Zoo operates and work as a team to design a zoo of your own!  You’ll meet some of the staff and animals at the zoo and discover behind-the-scenes secrets that make the Blank Park Zoo Iowa’s Wildest Adventure!
Camp Dates: July 6-9 (no camp July 5)
Camp Costs: $148 Zoo members/$208 non-members

The Dark Side: Do you choose the dark side or the light side…of when to be awake that is! Do you like to be awake and active at night or during the day? Come find out which category you fall into and which side the animals prefer.
Camp Dates: July 19-23
Camp Costs: $185 Zoo members/$260 non-members

Optional Overnight: Instead of going home Thursday, camp out at the Zoo and take part in some extra fun evening activities all about nocturnal animals! 
Date: July 22
Cost: $45 per camper. Dinner and breakfast will be provided.

Out to Sea: This week, we are setting sail to explore the ocean blue! . Salt water makes up the majority of the Earth’s surface and there is just so much to learn! The zoo’s sea lions, seals, fish, and penguins will help us explore the dynamics of the sea. Let’s explore how they live in this unique habitat and why they are important to the ocean.  On Thursday, we'll take a trip to sleep with the fishes at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium!
Camp Dates: August 2-6
Camp Costs: $270 Zoo members/$380 non-members

Click here to register for Summer Safari Camps.

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