Zoo Camp-in-a-Box

Just in time for the winter holidays (and school break!), Zoo Camp-in-a-Box combines all the fun of our popular Virtual Camp programs with the convenience of a kit service AND it makes a terrific gift to wrap up for the little animal lover in your life!  What are you waiting for...order yours today!

December Box Theme: HOLIDAY HABITATS

 (for ages 6-10)

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What's Included:

  • 3 days’ worth of virtual content accessible on-demand via Google Drive*. Each day includes animal encounters, science discussions, a special craft, and a fun science activity to follow along at home.  Worksheets and coloring pages are also included.
    • Day 1: "Cold Weather Critters" - Explore animal adaptations for winter weather and cold climates; make your own snow globe.
    • Day 2: "Feasts for Beasts" - Feasts aren't just for human holidays! We'll study what some animals eat and make our own festive tree garland that doubles as a wild bird feeder.
    • Day 3: "Home for the Holidays" - Take a look at animal gatherings and seasonal migrations and make your very own monocular.
  • PLUS a box that includes all of the craft and activity supplies needed to complete the camp.  All you supply are common household items like scissors, glue, crayons/markers, and adult supervision. 
  • A plush animal “Adventure Buddy” for your camper to enjoy.
  • A personalized holiday card from a Zoo animal friend!   


$75 Non-Members/$65 Members (each box includes supplies for one child participant)

Have more than one child who'd enjoy this gift? You can add supplies for additional participants at $30 each.

How to order:

You can preorder your box by emailing zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov or by calling (765) 807-1555.  

Box Pickup:

Boxes can be picked up in person at the Zoo from December 6th - December 22nd. 

Free no-contact delivery is available to addresses in Lafayette/West Lafayette. 

Shipping to other addresses may be available for an additional fee (delivery dates for shipment cannot be guaranteed).

*Please note that internet access and a gmail.com address (free to sign up) is required to access virtual content. 


Orders must be received no later than 

December 15th  

This limited edition box is available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!