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Houston Zoo

Camp Zoofari Summer 2016

Tuesday, May. 31, 2016 – Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

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Your summer vacation just got wild! Camp Zoofari is the place for kids ages 4 through 12 to learn and have fun with an animal-centered curriculum created just for them. This summer features some new and exciting topics and brings back a few of the classics that your campers love. Camps include half-day and full day options for the youngest campers age 4-5, full day camps for ages 6-7 and 8-9, and full day plus a Thursday night overnight for ages 10-12.

Browse camp details below, or print out this handy guide:
Camp Zoofari Summer 2016

About the Camp

All camps are Monday – Friday.
Half-day camps are from 9 am – 12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm
Full-day camps are from 9 am-4 pm
We do not offer before or after care.

*Camps are a reduced price and four days long the weeks of May 30 and July 4.
°Overnight opportunity is only offered with Comic Conservation and Zoo Careers.

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Learn more here.

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Daylight Savings Time, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm (last admission 6pm)
    Central Standard Time, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (last admission 5pm)
    Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, All hours subject to change - See website for more details
    Zoo Lights Times: Daytime 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Zoo Lights: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    www.houstonzoo.org/plan-your-visit/hours/ www.houstonzoo.org/plan-your-visit/prices-and-discounts/
  • Adults 12-64: $22.95 Children 2-11: $17.95 Seniors 65+: $17.95 Children 1 and under are free. | Free daytime admission to the Houston Zoo is provided once a month from open until closing. Online reservations are required for all guests and members during this time. Tickets will not be available at the gate. Free Tuesdays are sponsored by PNC Bank.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • The Houston Zoo does not have its own parking lot; free parking is available in Hermann Park. Please note, parking is limited so consider arriving early or using public transportation.

Special Offers / Dining

Make sure to stop by our Cypress Circle Café during your Zoo visit! It provides locally sourced, sustainable fares that are delicious and wholesome for the entire family. You can skip the line and place your order online here.

Wherever you are in the Houston Zoo, you’re never far away from a snack. Cafes, carts and kiosks are located throughout the Zoo and feature items such as burgers, salads, hot dogs, soft pretzels, popcorn, fresh fruit, beverages and more.

 

Food Trucks

Themed food trucks with a variety of savory and sweet options. Visit the Masakan truck located near our jaguar habitat for Asian inspired cuisine, and our BBQ Americana trailer for smoked meats and classic sides.

 

Twiga Café

Visit Twiga’s spacious, cool dining room to snack on everything from hamburgers to salads to chicken tenders. Pizza, a variety of other kids’ options, and snacks like fresh fruit, cookies, trail mix, and more are also available. Sit outside and watch the giraffes or rhinos while you eat!

 

Herzstein Trading Post

Feeling the need for a sweet treat? Here’s your place. Located at the entrance of African Forest, the Trading Post offers Dole Whips as well as a variety of other snacks and treats, including cookies, large pretzels, and popcorn. You’ll also find beverages like soda, juice and Saint Arnold beer.

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