Events for Just for Kids

Kids Fiesta

Celebrate día de los ninos with live music, pinatas, crafts and more family friendly activities. Celebra el día de los ninos con musica en vivo, pinatas, manualidades y muchas actividades para toda la familia.



Scout Night

Scouts, leaders, and families, please join us for a fun after-hours scout event! Stations will be set-up throughout the Zoo to provide opportunities for Scouts to complete a variety of Daisy, Brownie, Juniors, and Cub Scout badge requirements! $10 for scouts in uniform. Leaders in uniform are free. All other family members will receive a $5 discount off of the Zoo’s regular admission price. Pay at the main gate the night of the event.



Zoo Camp: Ecosystems of the Globe

Experience the savanna of Africa, the rainforest of South America, and the arctic of Alaska all in one week! Discover and meet some of the animals that call these places home and explore their amazing adaptations as you “travel” the world with us! This week-long summer camp is for children entering into 2nd and 3rd grade next fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Adventures in Enrichment

Do lions like catnip? Are monkeys always playful? What is a special treat for an elephant? How do zookeepers get the animals up and moving to spark their curiosity? Through enrichment! Spend the week learning how the Zoo “spices up” the lives of animals through different types of enrichment. This week-long summer camp is for children entering into 4th and 5th grade next fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Dr. Zoo

Go behind the scenes to get an insider’s view of what it takes to care for animals as small as a cockroach and as big as a rhinoceros. Explore how our zookeepers care for our animals as well as cultivate their healthy lifestyle. Discover what animal enrichment is and why Utah’s Hogle Zoo uses it. Learn about the Zoo’s wildlife conservation efforts and get an insider’s look at the veterinary hospital. This week-long summer camp is for children entering into 6th-8th grade in the fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Animal Superheroes

Faster than a speeding rhino, more powerful than a thundering elephant . . . From super‒strength to bionic vision; invisibility to lightning speed, animals have amazing powers! Put on your mask and cape and join us to learn all about the super‒heroes of the animal world. Each day includes crafts, stories, games and animal encounters. This three-day summer camp is for children entering into 1st grade in the fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Animals on the Move

Hopping, dancing, wiggling and crawling are just a few ways animals move. Jump into our camp all about animal movement! Join us to discover how animals get from one place to another. Each day includes crafts, stories, games, and animal encounters. These activity‒filled days are designed to get kids moving and learning on the go! This three-day long summer camp is for children entering into 1st grade in the fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Curious Creatures and Fearsome Features

What would you think if you had a three‒foot nose or tall and twisted horns? Observe animals from head to toe as you explore the Zoo and find out why some creatures have such unique features. We will take an up‒close look at feathers, fur, fangs and feet to decide if the Zoo’s animals have fearsome features, or if they are just merely curious creatures! This week-long summer camp is for children entering into 4th and 5th grade in the fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Let's Do Lunch

It is a real feast with the beasts here at the Zoo! Discover who eats what‒ and who at the Zoo –as we explore the many hunting and dining techniques of the animals. Who has teeth just like you? Who doesn’t have teeth at all? You’ll have a ripping and tearing good time as we “gnaw” on uncovering the true “foodies” of the animal kingdom. This week-long summer camp is for children entering into 2nd and 3rd grade in the fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps



Zoo Camp: Conservation Connections

Why are animals vanishing all over the globe? What can you do to make a difference? We will take you on a journey to explore endangered species recovery and how Zoo’s work to keep animals from becoming endangered in the first place! From polar bears to orangutans, elephants to lions and toads to tortoises, we are working to make a difference. Get right down to the DNA of the problem and learn what you can do to help in this fun‒filled camp! This week-long summer camp is for children entering into 6th-8th grade in the fall.

Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/zoocamps