Welcome to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Home of Animal Planet's The Little Zoo That Could

Zoo Camp - June 23-27, 2014

We are so excited for this year's camp experience! Once again we will be putting together an amazing cirriculum with the most talented teachers, volunteers, and counselors.

Zoo Camp is offered to all elementary school age children, ages 5 to 11, in a full day session (9am to 3pm) conducted by licensed teachers and trained volunteers.  Campers will explore animal life here at the Zoo, partake in animal enrichment activities, meet our zoo keepers, and even greet some of our animal residents personally.  They will also participate in age-specific games, arts and crafts projects and special zoo-related events.  There will be plenty of hands-on educational and fun activities carried out in a safe and educational environment.

“The goal of zoo camp is to give these children the opportunity for an enriching hands-on experience that will help them develop a deeper understanding and respect for animals,” -- Patti Hall, zoo director.


Zoo Camp is $175 per camper for a full week of zoo fun! Zoo Camp is Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Applications will not be taken over the phone; registration forms and payment must be mailed in or delivered in person to the zoo.

Click here to download the Camper Registration Form.

If you have any questions regarding camp or registration, please contact Kim Dahlgren here at the zoo at 251-968-4910.


CounselorsAssisting our dedicated team of teachers is both fun and rewarding! If you have a teenager who is interested in being a counselor for this year's zoo camp session, and earn service hours for various clubs/scholarships, please contact us to see how they can be a part of this amazing experience!

For more information about being a camp counselor, please contact Kim Dahlgren at 251-968-4910.

Counselor Registration Form



Zoo Camp CounselorsFor the last 18 years, Zoo camp has been a fun and educational program hosted by the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo for children all over our country.  Since “The Little Zoo That Could” aired on Animal Planet®, our camp has gotten bigger and bigger and we really need your help!!

If you are interested in teaching at Zoo Camp or have any questions, please contact Jennifer Floyd, Zoo Camp Director jfloydzoo@yahoo.com, or Kim Dahlgren, Zoo Camp Coordinator at 251-968-4910 or kimdahlgrenzoo@yahoo.com

Click here to get all the details and download the Teacher Application Form!

Zoo Camp is a collaborative effort within our community to create a rewarding, educational, and fun experience for everyone. We do hope you can be a part of this year's session!


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The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is operated by the Zoo Foundation, Inc.,
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.