Middle School Zoo Camp | Kids Out and About Ft. Worth

Middle School Zoo Camp

Middle School Zoo Camp is designed specifically for students entering sixth through eighth grades who have an interest in animal- or zoo-related fields. Each two-day camp will focus on a certain aspect of Zoo life and will include behind-the-scenes encounters with our highly knowledgeable Zoo staff and amazing animals.

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Dates and Themes

June 3 - 4 

June 15-16

  Birds

Expand your bird brain and learn about the diverse world of the Zoo’s feathered friends. Work with bird staff to study birds large and small, herbivorous and carnivorous, and a variety of habitats spanning from the craggy, windswept shorelines of Antarctica to dense, humid forests near the Equator.

June 17 - 18

 Animal Outreach

Is animal training and behavior more your style? Gain incredible experiences with animal outreach specialists at the Outdoor Learning Theater and at specific exhibits across the Zoo.

July 8-9

Aug. 3-4

 African Savanna

Come behind the scenes at the African Savanna! See for yourself the amazing heights of our giraffe barn or what a bed for a 3,000-pound hippo looks like! Campers will learn from our African Savanna keepers what it takes to look after some of the Zoo’s largest residents.

Jue 24 - 25

July 6-7

 Veterinarians

Our world-class hospital and amazing Zoo vets are the center of this camp. Get a close-up look at our facilities and learn what it takes to medically care for exotic animals.

June 29 - 30

 Animal Outreach

Is animal training and behavior more your style? Gain incredible experiences with animal outreach specialists at the Outdoor Learning Theater and at specific exhibits across the Zoo.

June 29-30

July 15-16

 Zoo Nutrition

Everyone has to eat! Take a trip to one of the most amazing kitchens in the world, meet highly trained animal nutritionists and assist in the preparation of diets for a variety of Zoo animals.

June 22-23

July 27-28

  MOLA

Don’t let scaly exteriors fool you – cold-blooded creatures are truly amazing! Get an up-close-and-personal look at the thousands of exceptional ectotherms that call the Zoo home.

July 13-14

July 29 - 30

 Texas Wild!

Discover the diversity of native wildlife that you can find in your own backyard! This camp will not only introduce important wildlife management techniques to campers, but give them behind the scenes experiences with some of Texas’ most beloved mammals, birds and reptiles!

 

 

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Organization:

Fort Worth Zoo

Location:

1989 Colonial Pkwy
Fort Worth, TX, 76110
United States

Phone:

817-759-7555
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Dates: 
06/03/2021
06/04/2021
06/15/2021
Time: 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.