Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Winter Safari

Winter Break Camp 2018

Date: December 27-28, 2018

Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Age groups: 5-6 years and 7-9 years

Cost:  $72 members

          $104 non-members

Theme: Antarctic Adventures - Brrrr… sub-zero temperatures, ice, snow, and bitterly cold winds – oh my! Let’s explore Antarctica and discover how animals survive in this not-so-pleasant habitat.  Bundle up and join us on a thrilling expedition to the South Pole.  What would you bring along and what would you eat?  Let’s learn from the animals! 


Children are required to either bring a sack lunch or purchase a zoo lunch.  The cost of a zoo lunch is $13 for the two days. Single day lunch purchases are not available.

Lunch Menu
*Menu is subject to change
Thursday (Dec 27)  – Pizza, chocolate chip cookie and fruit
Friday (Dec 28) – Chicken strips, fries and fruit


Please dress children in comfortable, weather appropriate clothing including: coats, hats, close-toed shoes or boots and gloves/mittens. Temperatures permitting, we will spend portions of each day outside exploring the zoo and winter landscape.

Check-in begins at 8:50 a.m. at Admissions.

For the safety of your children, we will only release your child to the person/s you list as authorized on your registration. If there are emergencies/last-minute changes, please notify instructors at check-in or call 515-974-2588. Please note, a photo ID is required for pick up.

Registration, Confirmation and Cancellation
Pre-registration is required for all classes. All registrations must be received at least 7 days before class starts. After your registration is processed, you will receive a confirmation. Please note that your registration is not confirmed until you receive this confirmation. After registration is complete, Blank Park Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. Once registered, if you are unable to attend, please consider your payment a tax-deductible donation. 

Please print the ticket attached to your confirmation and bring it with you to the first day of camp. 

Click here to register!

For questions, please call 515-974-2556.

If an age group is full please call 515-974-2556 to be added to a waiting list. If there is enough interest we will add an additional section.

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