Lincoln Park Zoo camps let PreK kids to eighth graders enjoy hands-on learning in Chicago’s living classroom. Select the camp that is best for you.
Holiday Camps (PreK–fourth graders)
Enjoy a wild adventure at the zoo during your day off from school! School holiday camps feature unique themes and activities that teach kids about the zoo’s animals and wildlife conservation efforts.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp
Presidents Day Camp
Columbus Day Camp
Veterans Day Camp
Winter Break Camp (PreK–fourth graders)
Winter Break Camp offers exciting exploration opportunities for young animal and nature lovers. From aquatic river otters to treetop acrobats like white-cheeked gibbons, come explore the wild world of animal locomotion! Sign up for one, two, three or four days.
Spring Break Camp (PreK–fourth graders)
Join us on a one-week spring break safari to Africa! We’ll explore the ins and outs of habitats across Africa and get to know more about the critters that call these environs home.
Summer Conservation Camp (PreK–fourth graders)
Conservation Campers celebrate animal diversity by exploring the zoo, meeting program animals and enjoying wild activities in this immersive one-week experience for PreK kids to fourth graders.
Summer Zoo Crew (fifth–eighth graders)
Zoo Crew participants work with fifth–eighth grade peers on making a difference in their communities—and the larger world of wildlife—in this two-week camp program.