Learning Adventures Camps (ages 8-11)


Registration for 2022 Zoo Camps will begin JANUARY 10th.

Visit our online registration portal through Tyler Parks and Recreation (TPAR) to browse program listings or register.


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Interested in becoming a member?  Please note Zoo Memberships are sold through the same online registration portal used for education programs, but a processing delay of 7-10 business days may occur before your Member benefits will apply in the online registration portal.  Click here for more info or to join today!

New Membership orders are processed as quickly as possible, but if you need to expedite this, please contact us at zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.

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!

2022 Learning Adventures (ages 8-11) Camp Schedule:
*Please note, while we try to keep this schedule and open/closed status as up-to-date as possible, there may be delays in processing.  Please call the Zoo office at 765-807-1540 for the current availability of your desired session.  You can also view availability, register, or join a wait list on our online registration portal.

Camp Title Dates Times Status
Feasts & Beasts June 13-17 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Alien Invasion June 27-July 1 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Forces of Nature (4 Day Camp - meets Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri) July 5-8  9:00am-4:00pm FULL
DNA Codebreakers July 11-15 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
The Science of Art July 18-22 9:00am-4:00pm FULL
Camp CLIMATE July 25-29 9:00am-4:00pm OPEN

One Camp to Rule Them All (inspired by Lord of the Rings/Hobbit)

August 1-5 9:00am-4:00pm FULL

If your desired session is full, you can join the wait list using the online registration portal, or by contacting the Zoo Education Department at (765) 807-1540 or zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.   

Learning Adventures (ages 8-11) Camp Fees:

$180 Non-Members (Members save 15%)

Extended care available for an additional $20
7:30am-9:00am and 4:00pm-5:30pm

Questions?  Please call the Education Department at (765) 807-1540 or email zooeducation@lafayette.in.gov.