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2011 Summer Camps Announced - 2011

Posted by Diana Jones on 05/26/2011

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                  May 26, 2011


Tara Henson (405) 425-0219, (405) 919-9038, cell or [email protected]

Candice Rennels (405) 425-0298, (405) 412-6172, cell or [email protected]



Summer fun abounds at the Oklahoma City Zoo during our summer day camps! Camps are for children ages 4-15 years and offer a variety of activities including Zoo tours, up-close animal visits, crafts and games. Check out some of the “fun”-tastic camps coming your way:



June 7-10:

Baby Shower (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Team Terrapin (ages 8-11)


June 14 – 17

Team Terrapin (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Everything But The Kitchen Sink (ages 8-11)

Zootastic Careers (ages 12-15)


June 21-24

Heffalumps and Elephants (4-5 and 6-7)

Around the World Adventure (8-11)


June 28 – July 1

I Like to Move It, Move It (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Aerodynamic Acrobats (ages 8-11)

Toys, Treats and Eats (ages 12-15)


July 5 – 8

Between the Lions (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Merry Spooktacular (age 8-11)


July 12-15

Young Naturalists (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Lights Out, Nights Out (ages 8-11)


July 19 – 22

Life’s a Pic-a-nic (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Young Naturalists (ages 8-11)

Zootastic Careers (ages 12-15)


July 26 – 29

E-I-E-I-O (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Paparazzi (ages 8-11)


August 2 – 5

Suessical Safari (ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Scrapbook Safari (ages 8-11)


Summer camps meet from Tuesday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $90 per child for ZooFriends members and $100 per child for non-members. Snacks are provided, but children must bring their own lunch. Advance registration is required and we require birth certificates to verify age. To enroll, visit or call (405) 425-0218.

We’re wild about summer at the Oklahoma City Zoo,  the state’s #1 attraction and one of the top three family-friendly zoos in the nation–the wild is calling The Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with exhibit buildings closing at 4:45 p.m. Through September 3, the Zoo will remain open until 8 p.m. on Saturdays only, with exhibit buildings closing at 7:45 p.m. All guests must leave the Zoo by closing time. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages three to 11 and seniors ages 65 and older. Children two and under are free. Are you a Zoo fan?  Find us at To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit


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