Who said you can’t learn and have fun at the same time?

Welcome, ZooCrew Families!

If the week for which you are hoping to register is sold out, please email education@bpzoo.org to be added to our waitlist, as we may be able to increase our capacity later in the season if state guidelines change.

Summer ZooCrew runs from July through August for children ages 4-12. Registration closes one week prior to the start of the session.

Cost for Full Day, Week-Long Registration:

$300 Zoo Members
$350 Non-Members

Cost for Half Day, Week-Long Registration *Option ONLY available for 4 & 5 year olds!*

$150 Zoo Members
$175 Non-Members

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

Cancellation policy:
Complete refunds minus a $25.00 fee will be given up to June 1, 2021 for Summer ZooCrew. Absolutely no refunds will be made after this date. However, if your child can no longer attend ZooCrew due to symptoms of or exposure to COVID-19, please contact us and you will be granted a full refund as a sign of our appreciation.

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 accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for the Summer 2021 ZooCrew Scholarship Application and Registration Packet.


Summer ZooCrew is proudly sponsored by:


Animals & Me

Week of 7/19/21

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?

Which Came First?

Week of 8/2/21

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.

Critter Coverings

Week of 8/16/21

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 covering animals have.


Animal Kingdom

Week of 7/12/21

How is a frog different from a bird? Explore the animal world to discover “the inside secrets” of how anatomy holds the key to kinship in the animal kingdom.

Animal Superheroes

Week of 7/19/21

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.

Diversity: It Takes All Kinds

Week of 8/9/21

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.


You Belong in a Zoo

Week of 7/12/21

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 7/26/21

Gross! Yuck! Cool! Come discover the weird and sometimes gross adaptations that animals have to help them survive.

What’s for Lunch?

Week of 8/2/21

Have you ever wondered what animals eat for lunch? Come discover why some animals eat berries while others eat carrion.

10 – 12 YEAR OLDS

A Day in the Life

Week of 7/26/21

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a paleontologist, digging up dinosaur bones? Or a chemist, creating life-saving medicines? Or an oceanographer, journeying across the seas? From astronomy to zoology and everything in between, you will explore the many amazing ways to study science for a living!

Animal Innovations

Week of 8/9/21

Did you know that Velcro was inspired by nature? Explore the way animals have inspired some of our innovations and see how they can inspire your creativity.

Be The Change

Week of 8/16/21

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.

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Please contact the Education Department at education@bpzoo.org or call (508) 991-6178 ext. 67413 if you have any questions.


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