kids summer camp zoo

The Thompson Park Zoo is excited to offer our Zoofari Summer Camp for children ages 6-12. Each day our campers explore STEM subjects alongside wildlife & nature throughout the zoo.

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Zoofari Summer Camp will return July-August 2019!
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Registration for the Summer 2019 Camp Sessions will be available beginning April 2019. Please see documents below descriptions. Online payment options will be available. Payments and registration can be sent via mail, in person at the Zoo admissions desk during business hours, or e-mailed to our Curator of Conservation Education at If you register online please don't forget to send in your registration paperwork.

Zoofari will explore many aspects of science and the natural world including experiments, nature treks, games & more.  We will explore the Zoo, our natural ecosystems, and experience up-close animal encounters! This is sure to be an action-packed learning experience for all.

Each week will focus on a unique theme. Children entering 1st grade-6th grade for the 2019-2020 school year are the target audience for these programs. Age restrictions are necessary for the students to be able to understand and participate in all programming.

Full Day Camp operates from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday.

Full Day Camp: $120/member child, $150; non-member child.

Pre-Care (7:45am-9:00am): $7.50/day per child.

After-Care(4pm-5pm): $7.50/day per child. 

Optional Lunch: $4/day (snacks are included in camp cost) 

  • Thompson Park Zoo
  • Attn: Zoofari
  • 1 Thompson Park
  • Watertown, NY 13601
  • (315) 755-0896

**Please provide both the registration form and the medical authorization form when sending in or dropping off registration. These forms are both necessary to secure the spot.

Who's Attending

38 people are attending Zoofari Summer Camp

  • Sarah Lehman
  • Maureen Zehr
  • Shannon Starkweather Burke
  • Daniel Krebs
  • Robin Amstutz
  • John Donohue
  • Cara Berg Powers
  • Salena Pratt
  • Load all attendees


Lunch$4.00Let us provide lunch for your camper. Please select quantity of 5 if you plan for your camper to eat lunch at the cafe each day.

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After Camp Care$7.50Care from 4:00pm to 5:00pm, per day. Please select quantity of 5 for a full week of after care.

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