Learning Adventures Camps (ages 8-11)


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 2023 Zoo Camps opens January 3rd!

2023 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
Time Travel Safari June 12-16 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Alien Invasion June 26-June 30 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
DNA Codebreakers July 10-14  9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Master of the Four Elements July 17-21 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
ZOO-vivor  July 24-28 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Ecosystem Engineers July 31-Aug 1 9:00am-4:00pm FULL

The Science of Art*

August 7-11 9:00am-4:00pm FULL

*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:

  • $195 Non-Members (Members save 15%)
  • Extended care is available for an additional $20 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) 807-1540 or email us at zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.

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For more information, including descriptions of this summer's camp themes, check out our 2023 Zoo Camp brochure!

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