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Summer Camp

Looking to go a little wild during summer break? Zoo New England offers the perfect opportunity to learn about amazing wildlife while having a blast. We offer summer programs for children ages 3 through 13.

 
 
 * To be added to the waitlist for any full session, complete online registration, adding the sessions you would like to be registered for.  At checkout, you will not be charged for weeks you are waitlisted for.  If a space becomes available for a week you are waitlisted for, you will be registered and notified with a bill immediately.  You may delete your registration or waitlist space at any time by modifying your registration.
**Junior ZooKeeping: Ever wondered what it’s like to care for animals in captivity? Spend a week exploring the role zoo keepers and educators play in caring for and educating about the animals at Stone Zoo. This week-long program will include small animal care, group activities, games, animal encounters and mor

Summer Education Program at Franklin Park Zoo

Zoocamp KidDuring one or two-week sessions, guests will learn all about animals, the environment, and the Zoo! Arts and crafts, outdoor games, animal encounters, and tours are just some of the many activities kids will experience during this summer program. They'll learn exciting new things, make new friends, and get to explore the natural world around them!

Register

 

Dates:

  • Session 1- One Week: June 27- July 1
  • Session 2 - One Week (*Four-Day Week): July 5 - 8
  • Session 3 - Two Weeks: July 11 - 22
    *Additional Jr Zookeeping Sessions are currently full, but you can register for waitlist
  • Session 4 - Two Weeks: July 25 - August 5
    *Additional Jr Zookeeping Sessions are currently full, but you can register for waitlist
  • Session 5 - Two Weeks: August 8 - 19

Times:

  • Summer Program- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Before-Care - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. ($15 for a One-Week Session, $30 for a Two-Week Session)
  • After - Care - 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ($25 for a One-Week Session, $50 for a Two-Week Session)

Location:

Franklin Park Zoo

Ages:

6-11 years old.
Jr Zoo Keeping: 12-13 years old *Only Sessions 3 and 4*

Cost:

Please note: This year our pricing structure has changed! We're now using a sliding scale pricing table, so you need to select a "level" of payment at the start of your registration and also later when you select certain weeks of the summer program.  Levels 1-3 require you to send some income information to Zoo New England to confirm status and payment. Level 4 does not require any information. Before you register, please read through our sliding scale information and determine which level you would like to proceed at.

  • 1-Week Sessions - $300 for Members, $360 for Non-Members
  • 2-Week Sessions - $595 for Members, $715 for Non-Members

Please contact Emily Miller with any questions at 617-989-2006 or email emiller@zoonewengland.com.

Stone Zoo "Eco Explorers" Summer Camp

CampszmontageAnimals from around the world call many different places home. Spend a week exploring some of these ecosystems and making new friends at Stone Zoo! Each session of this week-long program will include age-appropriate group activities, games, animal encounters, and more!

UPDATE: ALL SESSIONS ARE NOW FULL, BUT YOU MAY STILL REGISTER TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST.

Waitlist Registration


Dates:

  • Session 1 - 3 - 4 year olds Half Day: June 20 - 24 
  • Session 2 - 5-7 year olds Half Day: June 27 - July 1
  • Session 3 - 5-7 year olds Full Day (*Four-Day Week): July 5 - 8 
  • Session 4 - 5-7 year olds Half Day: July 11 - 15 
  • Session 5 - 5-7 year olds Full Day: July 18 - 22 
  • Session 6 - 8-10 year olds Full Day: July 25 - 29 
  • Session 7 - 8-10 year olds Full Day: August 1 - 5 
  • Session 8 - Jr Zoo 11-13 year olds Full Day: August 8 - 12 
  • Session 9 - Jr Zoo 11-13 year olds Full Day: August 15 - 19 
  • Session 10 - 3-4 year olds Half Day: August 22 - 26 

Times:

  • Half-Day: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Full-Day: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Before and After Care for Full-Day Sessions: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ($25 fee for Before- and After-Care)

Location:

Stone Zoo

Ages:

By Week

Cost:

Please note: This year our pricing structure has changed! We're now using a sliding scale pricing table, so you need to select a "level" of payment at the start of your registration and also later when you select certain weeks of camp.  Levels 1-3 require you to send some income information to Zoo New England to confirm status and payment. Level 4 does not require any information. Before you register, please read through our sliding scale information and determine which level you would like to proceed at.

  • Half- Day Sessions - $150 for Members, $180 for Non-Members
  • Full-Day Sessions - $300 for Members, $360 for Non-Members

Please contact us with any questions at 617-989-3742 or email education@zoonewengland.com.

 

Camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.