Hutchinson Zoo Camps

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2022 Summer Camps: Animal Grossology

Snails snot, bison poop and owls vomit! Why do animals do gross things to survive? Campers will spend the week investigating these topics through Zoo tours, crafts, keeper chats, games, and animal encounters. There's a different theme each day! 

  • KinderCamp & KinderCamp 2

    • June 13th-17th (KinderCamp) - Sold Out!
    • July 18th-22nd (KinderCamp 2) 
    • Students entering PreK/Kindergarten Fall 22 (must be at least 4 years old and potty trained)
    • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $75 non-member ($65 member)

Registration Information:

Register Online & Submit Medical Form 


  • 1st and 2nd Grades

    • June 20th-24th
    • Students entering 1st-2nd grades Fall 22
    • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • $95 non-member ($85 member)

Registration Information:

Register Online & Submit Medical Form 


  • 3rd through 5th Grades

    • June 27th-July 1st
    • Students entering 3rd-5th grades Fall 22
    • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • $95 non-member ($85 member)

Registration Information:

Register Online & Submit Medical Form 


  • Encore Camp (1st through 5th Grades)

    • July 11th-15th
    • Students entering 1st-5th grades Fall 22
    • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • $95 non-member ($85 member)

Registration Information:

Register Online & Submit Medical Form 


Crepuscular Club (Optional Add On):

Sign your child up for a little extra time at the zoo before and after camp. Staff will supervise campers and offer free play opportunities, an additional snack, and self-paced nature themed activities during this extended session.

  • Available for students entering 1st grade and up (Zoo Camp, Encore Camp, & Jr Keeper Camp)
  • Additional $40 per student
  • 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM and/or 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Camps Landing Page

Questions? Email jessica.wright@hutchgov.com

Campers Watching a Keeper Feed Animals
Prairie Dogs - Jr Keepers
Goat yard - Jr Keepers

2022 Junior Zoo Keeper Camp

Do you know a preteen that loves animals? Do they often ask about getting an exotic pet? In this special camp, our Junior Keepers will participate in Zoo activities, learn about animal care professions, and get a chance to experience what it's like to care for wildlife.
  • June 6th-10th 
  • Students entering 6th-8th grades Fall 22
  • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • $95 non-member ($85 member)

Registration Information:

Register Online & Submit Medical Form 


Crepuscular Club (Optional Add On):

Sign your child up for a little extra time at the zoo before and after camp. Staff will supervise campers and offer free play opportunities, an additional snack, and self-paced nature themed activities during this extended session.

  • Available for students entering 1st grade and up (Zoo Camp, Encore Camp, & Jr Keeper Camp)
  • Additional $40 per student
  • 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM and/or 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Camps Landing Page

Questions? Email jessica.wright@hutchgov.com