School Break Camps

Where are you spending your vacation?
Trek around the world at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!

Registration is Open!


Spring Break Day Camps, March 24 - 28

Learn about the two different programs offered below:

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Zoolympics (Ages 5-7)

The Olympics may be in Russia this year, but our animals are still competing! Sign up for Zoolympics and see how you compare to our top athletes! If you think you could be a better athlete than some of our animals, consider signing up for Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s spring break camp: Zoolympics! Think you can run faster than a rhino? Can you jump higher or further than a lynx? Penguins are excellent swimmers, do you think you are faster? The ice luge looks fast, but are the otters faster? All of our animals have some incredible abilities, some more extraordinary than you would expect! Come find out which animals would take home the gold medal in the animal Olympics!

Schedule

Each day will include time inside and outside as well as up-close and personal time with some Zoo animals.
Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week.

Monday, March 24: Team USA -
(Lynx, Beaver, Wolf, Otter, BFF, Kestrell)
The United States has some of the best swimmers, big jumpers, and acrobatic fliers in the world. Come see some of these amazing skills in action!!

Tuesday, March 25: Team Asia
(Tiger, Snow Leopard, Raven, Salamander)
Asia is home to some incredibly unique animals with even more unique abilities. Discover what makes Asian animals powerful competitors in the Zoolympics!

Wednesday, March 26: Team Africa
(Rhinoceros, Hornbill, Spurred Tortoise, Okapi, Penguin)
Some African animals are GIGANTIC and some are very small, does an animal’s size matter when it comes to their different talents!

Thursday, March 27: Team Jungle -
(Lar Gibbons, Siamangs, Ball Python, Tawny Frog Mouth)
Living in the jungle means you have to be an excellent acrobat and gymnast. Explore our deepest jungles to see which animals have these specialties!

Friday, March 28: Finals! -
(Mountain Lion, Komodo Dragon, Elephant, Amur Leopard)
There are so many extraordinary athletes in the world, which ones would you put on the pedestal to bring home a medal!


Dates & Times

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day
Monday,- Friday, March 24 - 28, 2014
Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week.

Cost

Members: $40.25 per child per day
Non-members: $45.25 per child per day

**Register for three or more days before March 17th and receive a camp shirt!**


Register Now

*Registration cost includes daily snack and any take home items made throughout camp. Lunch is not included. Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week.

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Junior Veterinarians (Ages 8-10)

Ever wonder what it takes to be a zoo veterinarian? Come to our spring break camp and find out!! Do you want to be a veterinarian when you grow up? Want to study animal medicine and figure out how to help? The Junior Veterinarian spring break camp at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will take you behind the scenes to see how and why zoo veterinarians are so important. How do you help a giraffe with a foot ache? How do tigers get vaccinations? How do you give a snake an x-ray? This camp will take a close look at just how animals get cared for here at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!!

Schedule

Each day will include time inside and outside as well as up-close and personal time with some Zoo animals.
Be Advised: some days will possibly include seeing minor veterinary procedures and organ dissection.
Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week.

Monday, March 24: Small Mammals - Sold Out
(Naked Mole Rats, Prairie Dogs, Rock Hyrax, Pallas Cats, Chinchilla, Skunk )

Tuesday, March 25: Large Mammals - Sold Out
(Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Hippo, Ponies, Mountain Lion)

Wednesday, March 26: Reptiles and Amphibians -Sold Out
(Burmese Python, Alligator, Bearded Dragon, Komodo Dragon )

Thursday, March 27: Birds and Invertebrates - Sold Out
(Crowned Cranes, Barn Owl, Bald Eagle, Millipedes, Tarantula )

Friday, March 28: Primates - Sold Out
(Marmoset, Howler Monkey, Orangutan, Lar Gibbons)


Dates & Times

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day
Monday,- Friday, March 24 - 28, 2014
Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week.

Cost

Members: $50.25 per child per day
Non-members: $55.25 per child per day

**Register for three or more days before March 17th and receive a lab coat!**


Register Now

*Registration cost includes daily snack and any take home items made throughout camp. Lunch is not included. Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week.


Refunds

Can't make it to camp? Just send us a written refund request at least two weeks before the camp's start date. We will refund your camp fee, less a $25 non-refundable administration fee. Sorry, no refunds will be given within two weeks of the camp's start date. Please visit Education Registration Policie for more information.