Blank Park Zoo   (515) 974-2588
7401 SW 9th Street   registrations@blankparkzoo.com
Des Moines, IA 50315
   
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Sally the Camel: Ages 3-4, July 7-11, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Silly animal songs are fun to sing at the Zoo! This week we will learn songs, dance along and visit the Zoo animals we are singing about! At the end of the week, we will have a special performance for parents!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 128.57
Here Kitty, Kitty: Ages 3-4, July 14-18, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Have you ever noticed the lions and tigers act a lot like house cats do? Let’s compare cats from around the world to how they are the same and how they are different from each other and from our pet cats at home.

Available: 4
$ 128.57
Kinds of Creatures: Ages 3-4, July 21-25, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles all have interesting characteristics. Let’s learn about how we can tell them apart and what makes each kind of creature very special.

Available: 11
$ 128.57
Who who's Habitat?: Ages 3-4, July 28 -August 1 , 9:00AM-11:30AM
A dark cave, a nest high in the trees, or a tiny hole in the ground, animals live everywhere! Let’s explore the different homes and habitats for creatures large and small. Find out how and why animals live where they do.

Available: 16
$ 128.57
Reptile Rendezvous: Ages 3-4, August 4-8, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Lizards and geckos and snakes, oh my! Some people are scared of our scaly friends but we will learn about whey they are so cool and even have a visit from our 8 foot Boa constrictor!

Available: 17
$ 128.57
Sally the Camel: Ages 3-4, August 11-15, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Silly animal songs are fun to sing at the Zoo! This week we will learn songs, dance along and visit the Zoo animals we are singing about! At the end of the week, we will have a special performance for parents!

Available: 7
$ 128.57
Egg-citing! (Half Day): Age 5-6, July 7-111, 9AM-11:30 PM
Did you know chickens aren't the only one that lay eggs? There are egg layers all around us from ostrich to ladybugs, let’s learn about who they are and why they are Eggstraordinary! 

Available: 6
$ 128.57
Egg-citing! (Full Day): Age 5-6, July 7-11, 9AM-4PM
Did you know chickens aren't the only one that lay eggs? There are egg layers all around us from ostrich to ladybugs, let’s learn about who they are and why they are Eggstraordinary! 

Available: 4
$ 257.14
Rockin' in the Rainforest (Half Day):Age 5-6, July 14-18, 9AM-11:30PM
Raindrops falling, monkeys calling, frogs croaking…the rainforest is a noisy place! Let’s rock the rainforest with songs, games and exploration of all the animals and plants that make this one rockin’ habitat!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 128.57
Rockin' in the Rainforest (Full Day): Age 5-6, July 14-18, 9AM-4PM
Raindrops falling, monkeys calling, frogs croaking…the rainforest is a noisy place! Let’s rock the rainforest with songs, games and exploration of all the animals and plants that make this one rockin’ habitat!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Farm Friends (Half Day): Age 5-6, July 21-25, 9AM-11:30PM
This week we will learn all about barn yard animals and spend time with our farm animal friends in Kids Kingdom. We will learn about the difference between farm animals and zoo animals and why they are both important. A special zookeeper will show  us around the barns to see how our farm animals are cared for at the Blank Park Zoo!

Available: 7
$ 128.57
Farm Friends (Full Day): Age 5-6, July 21-25, 9AM-4PM
This week we will learn all about barn yard animals and spend time with our farm animal friends in Kids Kingdom. We will learn about the difference between farm animals and zoo animals and why they are both important. A special zookeeper will show   us around the barns to see how our farm animals are cared for at the Blank Park Zoo!

Available: 9
$ 257.14
Clues at the Zoo! (Half Day):Age 5-6, July 28-August 1, 9AM-11:30PM
Animals leave clues everywhere. From scat to tracks we will use special clues to figure out what animals have been around the Zoo and what they have been doing. This week you will receive a special Zoo Detective badge and learn how to be an animal detective!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 128.57
Clues at the Zoo! (Full Day):Age 5-6, July 28-August 1, 9AM-4PM
Animals leave clues everywhere. From scat to tracks we will use special clues to figure out what animals have been around the Zoo and what they have been doing. This week you will receive a special Zoo Detective badge and learn how to be an animal detective!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Water Babies (Half Day): Age 5-6, August 4-8, 9AM-11:30 PM
Water animals are amazing in so many ways but how do the babies learn to swim and live in water? This week we will learn how baby water animals are raised in ponds, rivers and even the ocean!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 128.57
Water Babies (Full Day): Age 5-6, August 4-8, 9AM-4PM
Water animals are amazing in so many ways but how do the babies learn to swim and live in water? This week we will learn how baby water animals are raised in ponds, rivers and even the ocean!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Egg-citing! (Half Day): Age 5-6, Aug 11-15, 9AM-11:30 PM
Did you know chickens aren't the only one that lay eggs? There are egg layers all around us from ostrich to ladybugs, let’s learn about who they are and why they are Eggstraordinary! 

Available: 10
$ 128.57
Egg-citing! (Full Day): Age 5-6, Aug 11-15, 9AM-4 PM
Did you know chickens aren’t the only one that lay eggs? There are egg layers all around us from ostrich to ladybugs, let’s learn about who they are and why they are Eggstraordinary! 

Available: 9
$ 257.14
Wild and Wacky Water: 1st -2nd Grade, July 7-11
Slip’n slide your way through the Zoo as we discover the importance of water all around the world. Find out about different sources of water on Earth and how the animals at the Blank Park Zoo use water to stay cool in the summer. We will stay cool with water games and activities all week long!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Wonders of the Night: 1st -2nd Grade, July 14-18
Shhhh…Who made that noise? Whose eyes are glowing in the trees? Some fascinating animals come out at night. Come discover how they find food, stay safe and get around in the dark.

Available: 4
$ 257.14
Red Panda Ranger Camp: 1st -2nd Grade, July 21-25
Become a Red Panda Ranger at the Blank Park Zoo! Red pandas are endangered animals but a Zoo favorite. During Ranger Camp you will earn your badge by learning what it takes to be a panda and what we can do to help them in the wild.

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Pollination Party!: 1st -2nd Grade, July 28-August 1
Bees, butterflies and bats are fascinating creatures and they are all important for our forests, crops and gardens. Let’s learn about how pollinators help us and how we can help our pollinating friends. We will end the week with a party for our friends and family to celebrate some of Iowa’s VIPs (Very Important Pollinators)!!

Available: 10
$ 257.14
I'm Buggin' for Bugs!: 1st -2nd Grade, August 4-8
Bugs can be creepy and crawly but they are always cool! Compare the smallest to the biggest bugs in the world, learn about the most colorful to the most poisonous bugs and get an up-close look at Blank Park Zoo’s interesting insects!

Available: 6
$ 257.14
Wild and Wacky Water: 1st -2nd Grade, Aug 11-15
Slip’n slide your way through the Zoo as we discover the importance of water all around the world. Find out about different sources of water on Earth and how the animals at the Blank Park Zoo use water to stay cool in the summer. We will stay cool with water games and activities all week long!

Available: 7
$ 257.14
Wonderful Water: 3rd-4th Grade, July 7-11
This wonderful, wet week will wow you with all things water! We will visit the seals, sea lions, penguins, aquariums and get a behind the scenes look at how the keepers keep our water-loving friends healthy in their underwater habitats. And we will make sure we stay wet with lots of water activities!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Explore Asia: 3rd-4th Grade, July 14-18
Snow leopards, Red pandas, and tigers are all from the amazing continent of Asia. This week we will learn about the animals, landscape and culture that make up this beautiful land.

Available: 3
$ 257.14
Gross Me Out: 3rd-4th Grade, July 21-25
Did you know a gecko can lick its own eyeball? Discover what's slimy, slippery, sloppy, and stinky at the Blank Park Zoo! We'll learn all about the animals at the Zoo and some of their no-so-pleasant quirks. Join us for a week of mess mayhem and foul fun as we uncover what's so gross about the Zoo!

Available: 7
$ 257.14
Creatures of the Night: 3rd-4th Grade, July 28-August 1
The night is full of creatures, even if you don’t always see them. During this camp we will learn all about the nocturnal animals that thrive at night. As an additional option, you can spend the night at the zoo!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Creatures of the Night Overnight-Only for Night Crawlers campers- July 31- Aug 1
Spend the night at the zoo with your fellow campers! We will enjoy lots of activities to learn about the creatures of the night. You will spend the night in a room overlooking our rainforest and wake to the calls of the Discovery Center birds! Dinner and breakfast will be provided.

Available: 9
$ 45.00
In Our Backyard: 3rd-4th Grade, August 4-8
This camp is all about the awesome creatures in our backyard. Between the little bugs in pond water to the tallest trees in the forest, our backyards are alive and waiting to be explored. We will take a field trip to Fort Des Moines Park to look high and low at all the amazing wildlife right in the Zoo’s backyard!

Available: 15
$ 257.14
Wonderful Water: 3rd-4th Grade, Aug 11-15
This wonderful, wet week will wow you with all things water! We will visit the seals, sea lions, penguins, aquariums and get a behind the scenes look at how the keepers keep our water-loving friends healthy in their underwater habitats. And we will make sure we stay wet with lots of water activities!

Available: 8
$ 257.14
Zoo Tycoon: 5th-6th Grade, July 14-18
Have you ever wondered how YOU would run a zoo? Well, now’s your chance! This week, you’ll learn all about how the Zoo operates, and then work as a team to design your very own zoo! You’ll meet some of the staff and animals at the zoo and discover lots of behind-the-scenes secrets that make the Blank Park Zoo Iowa’s wildest adventure! 

Available: 7
$ 257.14
Wild Kingdom: 5th-6th Grade, July 21-25
The world is filled with creatures of all kinds. This camp will highlight the vast animal kingdom and the adaptations animals have to live in their environments. We will end the week with an overnight trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and sleep in the Wild Kingdom Pavilion!

Available: 1
$ 371.43
Myth Busters:Zoo Edition: 5th-6th Grade, August 4-8
Are bats really blind? Are camel humps really full of water? Join us as we confirm or bust some of the well-known animal myths. We'll tour the Zoo and talk with zookeepers to find out the truth behind the animal lore. We will research, write and record our very own Mythbusters episode that focuses on the animals that are found at the Blank Park Zoo!

Available: 6
$ 257.14
Junior Zookeeper: 7th Grade, July 7 - 11
Want to learn how to be a zookeeper? Making diets, cleaning and keeping animals enriched are all part of what a zookeeper does every day. You will get a chance to tour some behind-the-scenes areas and help take care of the very animals that you get to see every day at the zoo!

Available: 0
Unavailable
$ 257.14
Animal Careers: 7th Grade, July 28-August 1
Do you want to work with animals when you grow up? Each day during this camp you will get the chance to talk to a person who works with animals. A vet, a zookeeper, an animal trainer and more! This is a great time to learn about opportunities in the animal field!

Available: 3
$ 257.14
   
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