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Audubon Zoo Summer Camp

2023 Audubon Zoo Summer Camps

Audubon Summer Camp offers your young nature enthusiast a unique summer camp experience filled with exciting science investigations, Zoo explorations, special animal experiences, arts and crafts, and nature-themed activities. Campers will enjoy the Zoo as their playground as they discover wild animals, wild places, and how we can all work together to make a difference.

If you have any questions about this year’s summer camp offerings, please contact camp@auduboninstitute.org or (504) 212-5380.


Ages 4-10

Zoo Camp

Ages 4-5 Years & 6-10 Years

Each registration includes: access to one week of camp at the Zoo; one camp t-shirt; special animal experiences; one day at Cool Zoo (weather dependent). Lunch is not included.

Please do not repeat camp themes as curriculum and activities will be exactly the same.

Ages 4-10 Years / Cost $310 for Audubon Members & $350 for Non-Members

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Ages 11-13

Zoo Krewe

Ages 11 - 13

Does your pre-teen/teenager love the Zoo? Would they like to meet inspiring professionals working in the field of conservation? Then look no further!

Zoo Krewe offers a hands-on and immersive explorations of conservation topics and careers. Zoo Krewe campers will learn, through experience, how we can all work together to protect animals and their habitats.

Each registration includes: access to one week of camp at the Zoo; one camp t-shirt; special animal experiences; one day at Cool Zoo (weather dependent). Lunch is not included.

Please do not repeat themed weeks as curriculum and activities will be exactly the same.

Ages 11-13 Years / Cost $310 for Audubon Members & $350 for Non-Members

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Before & After Care Scholarships Summer Camp Manual

Before & After Care

Before and After Care is available daily. They may be added to your registration and must be purchased in advance for the entire week or session of camp. Space is limited. Drop-in rates will be offered but availability is not guaranteed. If you have any questions, please call (504) 212-5380.

Before Care
8 - 9 AM Daily
Cost $50/week

After Care
3:30 - 5:30 PM Daily
Cost $100/week

Summer Camp Scholarships 

Children ages 4-13 who are eligible for a free or reduced lunch program can apply for an Audubon Summer Camp scholarship. A limited number are available and will be distributed by lottery after the application deadline (April 14).

Scholarship recipient registrations are held separately and are not affected by current registration availability.

Each scholarship includes:

• Registration for one (1) Zoo Camp week or Zoo Krewe session
• Daily Before & After Care for the registered camp week
• One (1) Camp Hat
• Two (2) Camp T-shirts
• One (1) Camp Water Bottle

Please complete this brief Camp Scholarship Application by Friday, April 14 if you qualify.

Camp Scholarship Application

Contact camp@auduboninstitute.org for questions or assistance.

Summer Camp Manual

Audubon Nature Institute strives to accommodate all children interested attending Zoo Summer Camp. Please be aware that our camp is physically active, at least half of the day is spent outdoors, and there are multiple transitions and sensory changes throughout the day. All campers are expected to adhere to the Camp Code of Conduct, follow directions from staff, and respect the safety and well-being of the people and animals at the Zoo.

If you have any questions regarding registration, please email camp@auduboninstitute.org or call 504-913-0254. 

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