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Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure
ZooCamp at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. ZooCamp at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.


This is how you Zoo it!

ZooCamp is the place for your budding naturalist to have some wild fun while exploring the natural world. ZooCampers will be enthralled by special activities, arts and crafts, behind-the-scenes experiences, and animal encounters that can only be found at The Living Desert.

SPRING 2019-2020

For kids looking for an exciting way to spend their school breaks we offer 2 day ‘mini-camps’, allowing families to schedule around their busy holiday commitments. Each session is unique so you can try them all! ZooCampers will learn about endangered species, habitats, natural adaptations, propagation, food chains, and much much more!

Spring sessions run from 8:30am to 12:00 noon. ZooCampers need to come equipped for outdoor activities with a snack and water bottle each day.

Spring ZooCamp
April 14-15 and April 16-17

2-Day Mini-Camps
Members $85 / Non-members $105

Register early, as ZooCamp sessions frequently sell out! For more information, contact us at (760) 346-5694 ext.2501 or

Summer 2020

Summer ZooCamp is a wonderfully wild adventure! Through interactive programming and activities, arts & crafts, tours and chats, your ZooCamper will gain an appreciation for the natural world. Each week offers a themed class that utilizes STEAM based learning, exploration of desert environment, behind-the-scenes experiences, meeting animal care keepers, and so much more! Check back in Spring 2020 for our exciting Summer ZooCamp schedule.

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