Learning Adventures Camps (ages 8-11)


Registration for 2021 Zoo Camps will begin JANUARY 20th.

Visit our online registration portal through Tyler Parks and Recreation (TPAR) to browse program listings, register, or join a wait list.


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Interested in becoming a member?  Please note Zoo Memberships are not sold through the same online registration portal used for education programs, but can be purchased as a separate transaction through our website.  Click here for more info or to join today!

New Membership orders are processed as quickly as possible, but there may be a delay of 7-10 business days before the TPAR online registration portal reflects your Member discounts on class and camp registrations.

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!

2021 Learning Adventures (ages 8-11) Camp Schedule:
*Please note, while we try to keep this schedule and open/closed status as up-to-date as possible, there may be delays in processing.  Please call the Zoo office at 765-807-1540 for the current availability of your desired session.  You can also view availability, register, or join a wait list on our online registration portal.

Camp Title Dates Times Status
Animal Jobs June 14-18 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Master of the Four Elements (Avatar-inspired) June 28-July 2 9:00am-4:00pm OPEN
Healthy Earth July 5-9 9:00am-4:00pm OPEN
Hands-On Science July 12-16 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
The Secret Life of Trees July 19-23 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Animals of the Ancient World July 26-30 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Captain Planet August 2-6 9:00am-4:00pm FULL

If your desired session is full, you can join the wait list using the online registration portal, or by contacting the Zoo Education Department at (765) 807-1540 or zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.   

Learning Adventures (ages 8-11) Camp Fees:

$180 Non-Members (Members save 15%)

Extended care available for an additional $20
7:30am-9:00am and 4:00pm-5:30pm

Questions?  Please call the Education Department at (765) 807-1540 or email zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.