Be the Change (10-12 year olds)

Monday August 12

9:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

July through August 2019
Ages: Various programs for children ages 4-12

Cost: Full day, week long registration – $200/week for Zoo Member; $225/week for Non-member (Half day option for 4 & 5 year old week long registration – $100/members, $115/non-members). ZooCrew Trekkers week long registration - $225/week for Zoo Member; $250/weeek for Non-Member.  

*Please note that programs run the full week (Monday-Friday), by selecting a Monday you are signing up for the entire week. 

BEFORE registering, please create/log-in to your BPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this.  

If you are a Zoo member:

•Enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.

•You must be logged in before registering to receive a member discount on certain programs.

•Discounts will show in the Shopping Cart.

Time: Programs run 9am-4pm daily (half day option for 4 & 5 year olds runs from 9-12pm daily)

Registration closes: One week prior to the start of the session 

Cancellation policy: Complete refunds minus a $25.00 fee will be given up to June 1, 2019 for Summer ZooCrew. Absolutely no refunds will be made after these dates.

Summer ZooCrew Scholarship Program
The objective of the ZooCrew Scholarship program, when available, is to provide children ages 4 -12 years old with an opportunity to participate in camp at a low cost or no cost to families based on financial need and the child’s submission of a request. Scholarship applications will be available in the spring.

4 & 5 year olds

Animals & Me: Come discover some of the similarities we share with animals. Do you like any of the same food as a turtle? Do you have any of the same bones as a bird? (Week of 7/15/2019)


Which Came First?: Which did come first, the chicken or the egg? Join us as we explore animal life cycles and attempt to answer this age old question. (Week of 7/29/2019)


Critter Coverings:Do animals wear sweaters or hats? What do animals have that covers their body? Is it all the same? Join us as we explore the different coverings animals have. (Week of 8/12/2019)

6 & 7 year olds

Animal Kingdom: How is a frog different from a bird? Explore the animal world to disover "the inside secrets"  of how anatomy holds the key to kinship in the animal kingdom.(Week of 7/8/2019)         

Animal Superheroes: Faster than a speeding bobcat, more powerful than a thundering elephant. From super-strength to bionic vision, invisibility to lightning speed, animals have amazing powers! Put on your mask and cape and discover all about the super-heroes of the animal world. (Week of 7/15/2019)


Diversity: It takes all kinds: What would the world be like if we were all the same? Come explore how it takes all kinds to make a habitat a home. (Week of 8/5/2019)

8 & 9 year olds

You Belong in a Zoo: Have you ever wondered how a zookeeper starts their day? Or how an exhibit designer makes an animal exhibit? Join us for  a week of hands-on career exploration. (Week of 7/8/2019)


Grossology: Gross! Yuck! Cool! Come discover the weird and sometimes gross adaptations that animals have to help them survive. (Week of 7/22/2019)


What's for Lunch: Have you ever wondered what animals eat for lunch? Come discover why some animals eat berries while others eat carrion. (Week of 7/29/2019)

10 – 12 year olds

ZooCrew Trekkers: Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a real biologist? Join us as we leave the Zoo and explore some of our local environment! (Week of 7/22/2019)
***Please note that the price of the ZooCrew Trekkers program is different due to the offsite adventures taking place place during this week ($225/members, $250/non-members). 


Animal Innovations: Did you know the Velcro was inspired by nature? Explore the way animals have inspired some of our innovations and see how they can inspire your creativity. (Week of 8/5/2019) 


Be the Change: Are you curious about some of today's environmental issues? Join us as we explore some of these topics and discover how we can be part of the solution. (8/12/2019).

Questions? Please contact