Why should kids have all the fun?

Finally, adults have the chance to enjoy the most popular features of our regular summer camp—with a grown-up flair! Become a Zoo insider at our summer camp for adults as you enjoy special themed tours of Zoo grounds, make enrichment for the Zoo’s animals, meet animal ambassadors, take a peek behind the scenes to learn about animal husbandry, and dig into the challenges of how zoos work to protect species and habitats.

Looking for a unique summer experience for younger campers? Check out our Week-Long Day Camp, Jr Keeper-in-Training Camp, or Keeper-in-Training Camp!

  • July 5 – July 7
  • August 9 – August 11
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM each day

Please Note: Summer camp for adults is a three-day experience; registration for individual days is not available. This is an active experience with a substantial amount of walking each day on varied terrain under potentially hot and humid outdoor conditions.

Camp Fees:
  • Member: $365*
  • Non-member: $430

Register for July

Register for August

Did you know that Zoo members save on summer camp? Learn more about becoming a member of the Maryland Zoo!

*Zoo membership must be current at both the time of registration and during summer camp.

  • Refillable water bottle (labeled with camper name)
  • Lunch (labeled with camper name)
  • Snack
  • Sunscreen (recommended)
  • Hat (recommended)
  • Medications (where applicable)
  • Rain gear—dress for the weather!

Cancellation/Change Policy: A $50 non-refundable processing fee applies for any requested changes made to, or cancellation of, any confirmed registration. Cancellations received at least two weeks (10 business days) prior to the start of a Camp date will receive a full refund, minus the $50 processing fee. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received fewer than 10 business days prior to the Camp start date or for any missed days of Camp. In the event the Zoo cancels a program, a full refund will be issued.

Questions? Feel free to contact the Camp Team at camp@marylandzoo.org.