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Summer Camp Registration at Caldwell Zoo


Caldwell Zoo is open March-Labor Day 9am-5pm. The Caldwell Zoo is located at 2203 Martin Luther King Blvd., Tyler. For more info call (903)593-0121 or email

On 85 beautiful acres in Tyler, Texas, Caldwell Zoo has more than 3,400 animals to amaze and educate your whole family. You’ll discover animals roaming over plains, swimming in ponds, or climbing trees in multi-species environments carefully created to represent their natural North American, South American and East African habitats. Caldwell Zoo is cherished by the people of East Texas and beyond as a beautiful fun place for children and adults to learn about wildlife.

Caldwell Zoo is now taking registrations for its hugely popular Summer Camp programs. These sell out super fast so you need to sign up now to get a spot. Sign up for an exciting adventure to learn all about animals and the natural world. These camps are designed to engage both mind and body through hands-on, unique zoo experiences. These camps offer the opportunity to reach kids and inspire them to care about wildlife and wild spaces, and to act to protect them.

Sign your Tiger (4-5 year olds), Lion (6-7 year olds), Zebra (8-9 year olds), or Elephant (10-13 year olds) up for an adventure they won’t forget. Your registration includes one camp t-shirt, snacks, activities, and crafts or experiments for the week.

Morning Half Day Camps are only for Tigers (ages 4-5 years) and run Monday through Friday from 9am – 12 noon. Afternoon Half Day Camps for Lions (ages 6-7) and Zebras (ages 8-9) run Monday through Friday from 12 noon-3pm. The cost is $115 for non-members and $100 for members.

Full Day Camps for Lions, Zebras, and Elephants ages 6 and up run Monday through Friday from 9am-3pm. All campers participating in Full Day Camps are required to bring a lunch each day. The cost is $225 for non-members and $200 for members.

Camps are scheduled weekly June 3rd-mid August. For the schedule, go to Topics include “Fantastic Beasts,” “Home is Where You Roam,” and “Look Who’s Talking.”


Zooniversity is back! Caldwell Zoo’s favorite 3 day, 2 night adventure allows campers to experience the various jobs at the Caldwell Zoo. Campers will interact directly with staff from keepers to other behind the scenes departments. Be prepared to work hard and get dirty while having buckets of fun! This will be held August 5th-7th. The cost is $280 for Zoo members and $315 for non-members. This is for ages 14-18 years old.



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