Birmingham Zoo
  • Today's Regular Hours: 9am to 5pm


Zoo Camps

Zoo Camps at the Birmingham Zoo are educational and encourage active learning through games, age-appropriate, hands-on science, animal encounters, and nature play! Rich in STEM-based explorations, these camps engage the natural curiosity of a child and allow ample opportunity to practice critical emerging science skills. Learning has never been so WILD!  

Upcoming Camps

2021 Camp Planning Guide – Click Here

2021 Full Camp Details – Click Here

2021 Summer Zoo Camp Scholarship Application – Click Here

Zoo Camps are designed for students ages Kindergarten up to 12th grade



Kids’ Day Out Camp

Register your camper today for Kids’ Day Out at the Birmingham Zoo! These day-long Zoo Camps are designed scheduled to give parents a fun, educational option for regular school holidays.

New Dates Coming Soon!


Summer Zoo Camp

Summer Zoo Camps are offered to students that have completed Kindergarten up to 12th grade. Summer Zoo Camps are available for purchase by week.

    • Dates: May 31 until August 6, 2021
    • Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm 
    • Price:
      • Primary Camps  $300 for Non-Members / $265 for Members
      • Specialty and High School Camps  $330 for non-Members / $295 for Members
    • Summer Camp Schedule Matrix – Click Here


In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Birmingham Zoo will continue to monitor CDC and Health Department guidelines and may make changes to our Zoo Camp offerings as the year progresses. The Birmingham Zoo Education Department closely follows state, local, and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of campers, staff, and animals. Precautions include face coverings for all staff, enhanced cleaning procedures and socially distanced programs.

Questions? Contact the Education Department at