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Summer Safari

Students completing K – 8th grades can experience the amazing world of animals this year at Alexandria Zoo’s Summer Safari!

These weekly themed camps are an exciting opportunity for kids to dive into the natural world in a safe, hands-on environment.

Students of all abilities and learning styles can enjoy a fun, action-packed week where they will go on adventures through the zoo, encounter animals up close, visit with zookeepers, meet new friends, play games, and express their creativity.

Summer Safari class

FOTAZ Members

Fee per Class: $130

The Parent/Guardian/Grandparent listed on the form must match the name listed on the FOTAZ Membership to qualify for the discount, and FOTAZ membership status is checked.

Non-members

Fee per Class: $150

Summer Safari class

Cancellations & Rescheduling

  • Over Two (2) Weeks Prior to Your Class: $20 Cancellation Fee
  • Two (2) Weeks Prior to Your Class: No refund will be issued since the spot has been reserved for you and it may not be filled.
  • Rescheduling requests are determined by availability.

Please Note

  • Forms accepted online, by mail, or dropped off. No phone registrations.
  • All classes are based on GRADE COMPLETED in May 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

Download the printable registration form and frequently asked questions.

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Printable Registration Form

Waiting List

Class full? Add your child's name to a waiting list.

Waiting List

Online Registration

  • Each class has to be registered for individually.
  • Multiple children can be registered for the same class on one online form.
  • Once you have submitted the online form, you will be redirected to PayPal for payment. You do not need a PayPal account; a credit card can be used.
  • If you do not recieve a payment confirmation email from PayPal, your registration is incomplete.
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Completed Kindergarten
June 20 - 24, 2022
9 am - noon

If animals could compete in the Olympics they would certainly beat the humans to the 1st place finish. Explore which animals would beat out the competition in the Zoolympic games.

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1-2-3 Zoolympics

Completed Kindergarten
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9 am - noon

The Zoolympics are all fun and games! Join us as we explore different features of the games and discover connections between wildlife and wild places.

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Completed Grades 1st & 2nd
June 6 - 10, 2022
9 am - noon

Join us to explore which animals will be the top contenders in the summer games. Compete in daily animal themed competitions to decide who will get the Alexandria Zoo's Zoolympic gold medal!

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Design a Mascot

Completed Grades 1st & 2nd
June 13 - 17, 2022
9 am - noon

Mascots often reflect features of wildlife native to the host country for the games. Join us as we explore different animal features and design our own mascot to represent the Alexandria Zoo Zoolympics.

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Winter Zoolympics

Completed Grades 1st & 2nd
June 27 - July 1, 2022
9 am - noon

Join us to explore which animals will be the top contenders in the Winter Zoolympic games. Campers will compete in daily animal themed competitions to decide who will get the Alexandria Zoo's Zoolympic gold medal!

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Naturally a Winner

Completed Grades 1st & 2nd
July 11 - 15, 2022
9 am - noon

Competition isn't just for people. Each year wildlife participates in a variety of competitions in nature. Join us as we explore why and how animals are going head to head in nature.

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Summer Zoolympics

Completed Grades 3rd & 4th
June 6 - 10, 2022
9 am - noon

Join us to explore which animals will be the top contenders in the summer games. Compete in daily animal themed competitions to decide who will get the Alexandria Zoo's Zoolympic gold medal!

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Winter Zoolympics

Completed Grades 3rd & 4th
June 27 - July 1, 2022
9 am - noon

Join us to explore which animals will be the top contenders in the Winter Zoolympic games. Campers will compete in daily animal themed competitions to decide who will get the Alexandria Zoo's Zoolympic gold medal!

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Habitats of the Olympics

Completed Grades 3rd & 4th
July 11 - 15, 2022
9 am - noon

The Olympics are held all over the world which means the host countries represent a variety of habitat types. Join as we explore the habitats represented by different Olympic host countries.

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Down to a Science

Completed Grades 5th & 6th
June 13 - 17, 2022
9 am - noon

Scientific advances can have a major role in who will win gold in the Olympics. Join us as we explore how science has used nature to improve upon human abilities.

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Wildlife Rescue

Completed Grades 5th & 6th
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9 am - noon

We need you to join the wildlife rescue crew! Join the team in discovering conservation efforts in different Olympic host countries helping to keep wildlife and wild places safe.

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Completed Grades 7th & 8th
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9 am - noon

Test your abilities and see if you have what it takes to win gold as a Zoo Keeper.

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