Zoo Summer Camp Sign-up Starts Soon

It may be January, but summer will be here before you know it. Registration for Lincoln Park Zoo's summer camp opens in February. Start your engines!

January is just beginning, but summer will be here before we know it—along with summer camps at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Through the seasonal program, pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students can explore animal diversity and learn about conservation and care in the zoo's living classroom.

Space can fill up quickly, so you'll need to act fast to ensure a wild summer for your kids. Donor Club and Safari and Zoologist-level members enjoy priority registration for zoo summer camps. Not at that giving level? Upgrade today to secure a spot before registration opens to everyone!

Summer Camps Registration Timeline

  • Active Safari and Zoologist members will be eligible to register early on Wednesday, February 20, beginning at 10 a.m.

    Please note: Household and Individual members will register with the general public but receive the 15-percent discount exclusive to members. To check your membership status, log into our donor website or call the membership hotline at 312-742-2322. 
  • Open registration will begin Wednesday, February 27 at 10 a.m.

If you qualify for early registration, you should receive a registration link via e-mail at least five days before your registration date. If you do not receive this link, please contact the Membership Department at members@lpzoo.org or 312-742-2322.

Summer Fun for All Ages

Follow the links below for all the details on summer camps at Lincoln Park Zoo—including pricing, scholarships, dates, FAQs and slideshows of last summer's fun.

Conservation Camp

Includes 4-year-olds through those in fourth grade.

Conservation Campers celebrate animal diversity by exploring the zoo, meeting program animals and enjoying wild activities.  

Zoo Crew

Includes fifth through eighth graders.

Zoo Crew participants work with peers on making a difference in their communities-and the larger world of wildlife.  

Still have questions about summer camps at Lincoln Park Zoo? 
Contact us at 312-742-2044 or via e-mail at camp@lpzoo.org.


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