Critter Camps

About Critter Camp


Winter Break Camp

This winter break we're breaking the ice!

We will be learning all about different states of matter! Campers will learn about what matter is, how matter changes, and how animals change based on what state of matter water is in!

Campers will learn as they play games, complete STEM activities, and spend time with our animal ambassadors! Campers will also get time on our 10,000 sqft playground, as well as time on our nature trails (weather dependent)!

Dates: Wednesday, December 28th - Friday, December 30th

Hours: 9AM - 4PM

K - 5th Grade students

Cost: $45 per day or $120 for all three days!

Click here to register!

Summer Critter Camp

Summer Critter Camp 2023 dates Coming Soon!


Critter Camps are designed to be fun, educational camp experiences for children who love animals. All camps involve daily interaction with animals, games, crafts, STEM activities, and our 10,000 sq ft inclusive playground. Campers will learn how to care for animals, provide enrichment, and to promote humane animal care to others.

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Save 10% on any week  long camp when registered by March 15th

Save 5% on any week long camp when registered by May 1st

Save $10 when registering an additional sibling when registered at the same time

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Preschool Summer Camp

Preschool camp 2022 runs from June 6th – 9th, 9am-1pm. This camp is for children ages 4 or 5 and costs $110 for the week.

Animal Alphabeteers! – Send your little one to learn about the alphabet with animals! We’ll cover shapes, colors, letters, and numbers through crafts, games, activities, and sensory exploration!

Elementary Summer Camp

Elementary Camps run from 9am-4pm on the dates listed below. These camps are for students entering Kindergarten-5th grade for the 2021-2022 school year. We offer week-long camps for $210 as well as daily camp options. Extended care is available for some camps from 8am-5:30pm for $15 extra per day.

Animal Archaeology – Come learn about animals throughout history! Learn about how animals were discovered, where mythological animals came from, and what it takes to discover an animal!

June 13 – 17

June 20 – 24

June 27 – July 1

July 6 – 8 (Day Camp)


Are You Smarter Than A Pot-Belly Pig?  – It’s not just dogs who can be trained to do tricks! Can you do everything a pot-belly pig can do? Learn about all the amazing things that animals are capable of doing!

July 25 – 29

August 1 – 5

August 8 – 12

Middle School Summer Camp

Middle school camp 2022 runs from July 18 – 22, from 9am-4pm. This camp is for students entering 6th-8th grade for the 2022-2023 school year and costs $210 per week.

Animal Careers Camp – From Veterinarians, to Zookeepers, to Wildlife Rehabilitators, come learn about all the different careers that are out there for animal lovers!

Exceptional Children Camp

This camp is designed for children entering 1st – 6th grade with disabilities including but not limited to, Autism, Cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other special needs that require more supervision and a smaller group setting in order to have a successful camp experience. This camp is taught by certified teachers with exceptional children experience who are first aid and CPR certified, however there will not be a nurse onsite. This camp will have a 3 to 1 ratio of kids to adults with junior counselors to assist. All abilities welcome.

This year’s camp is Animal Alphabeteers! Kids will learn about and meet our reptiles, small mammals, and barnyard animals throughout the week. They will also complete crafts, hear stories, and play on our 10,000 square feet all inclusive playground.

Please call to register; spots are very limited and come on a first come, first serve basis.

Date: July 11 – 15th – Elementary – Entering 1st-6th grade

Times: 9:00a-12:00p

Cost: $25 per week (Must Register on site or by phone)


Junior Counselor Program

Every summer we are looking for students who love working with children and interacting with animals to join our Junior Counselor program.

The Junior Counselor program is both fun and hard work. Junior Counselors should enjoy working with children, be able to demonstrate a respect for animals, serve as a positive role model for campers, and provide dependable, responsible support for staff and campers. Space in the program is limited, unfortunately, and we regret that we are unable to accept every applicant. Please note that camp Junior Counselors must be entering at least 7th grade in the fall of 2022 and between 12-17 years old.

DEADLINE for 2022 Junior Counselor Applications is April 1st.