Learning Adventures Camps (ages 8-11)

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About Learning Adventures Camps (ages 8-11)


Get ready for some hands-on, brains-on fun!  Learning Adventures camps for ages 8-11 are full day, in-depth explorations of some of the most fascinating science and nature topics around.  Each week focuses on a different theme, and includes a variety of engaging activities, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) explorations, model-making, games, crafts and hands-on encounters with live Animal Ambassadors!  Behind-the-scenes excursions are included when appropriate to the lesson, giving kids an extra special look into CPZ!

Registration for 2024 Zoo Camps opens February 1, 2024!

2024 Learning Adventures (ages 8-11) Camp Schedule:
*Please note, while we try to keep this schedule and open/closed status as current as possible, there may be delays in website updates. 

Camp Title Dates Times Status
Mysterious Planet June 10-14 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available
Camp HIPPO June 17-21 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available
Americas, the Beautiful
*modified camp fee - see registration portal for details
July 1-3 (3-days only)  9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available
Zoomanji: UnBored Games July 8-12 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available
Wildlife Investigators July 15-19 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available
AI: Animal Intelligence July 22-26 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available
Zoo Olympics July 29-Aug 2 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available

Animal Blockbusters***

Aug 5-9 9:00am-4:00pm FULL/Wait List Available

***check your back-to-school date before registering for this session as some local schools will be returning earlier than others

If your desired session is full, you can join the wait list through our online registration portal.

Learning Adventures (ages 8-11) Camp Fees:


  • $225 Non-Members (Members save 15%)
  • Extended care is available for an additional $30 per child, per week and runs 7:30am-9:00am and 4:00pm-5:30pm

Interested in becoming a member?  Click here for more info or to join today!

Questions?  Please call the Education Department at (765) 807-1555 or email us at zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.

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